Alison Wewerka Obituary

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Alison Bruner Wewerka

June 7, 1933 - August 14, 2014
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Alison Bruner Wewerka, 81, was born June 7, 1933 in Amarillo, Texas, the cherished daughter of Van A. and Maurine Murrah Bruner, who preceded her in death. She attended Sweet Briar College in Virginia before graduating from the University of Oklahoma. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. After graduating from OU she met and fell deeply in love with Frederick Martin Wewerka, who preceded her in death and had been president of the local chapter of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. They married in 1957 and the love for their family lasted a lifetime. Alison and Fred had four children: Marty (Gilbert, AZ); Kevin (San Francisco, CA); Nick...
Alison Bruner Wewerka, 81, was born June 7, 1933 in Amarillo, Texas, the cherished daughter of Van A. and Maurine Murrah Bruner, who preceded her in death. She attended Sweet Briar College in Virginia before graduating from the University of Oklahoma. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. After graduating from OU she met and fell deeply in love with Frederick Martin Wewerka, who preceded her in death and had been president of the local chapter of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. They married in 1957 and the love for their family lasted a lifetime. Alison and Fred had four children: Marty (Gilbert, AZ); Kevin (San Francisco, CA); Nick (Issaquah, WA); and Cheryl Long (Brisbane, Australia).

A long-time resident of Ventura, Alison moved to Washington in 2005 to be closer to family. She is survived by her four children, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. A genuinely friendly and vivacious woman, our mother was surrounded by loving family, extended family, and many friends, both in Ventura and Issaquah, WA. She lived her life fully from beginning to end. She died in Issaquah on August 14, 2014 following a brief illness.

Visitation will be held at the Ted Mayr Funeral Home, 3150 Loma Vista Road, Ventura, on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, 5400 Valentine Road, Ventura, following the burial, a Celebration of Life Service will be held at Ted Mayr Funeral Home beginning at 10:00 A.M.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at TedMayrFuneralHome.com.

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"I first met Alison back in the early 1980's. I was introduced to her by her son Kevin. I didn't have anywhere to go for Thanksgiving since I had recently..." Mark Julius (Seattle, WA)

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