Mar 22, 2023

Frances Wedgewood

Posted Mar 22, 2023 1:59 PM

Frances Wedgewood, Salina

Frances Wedgewood
Frances Wedgewood

December 19, 1925 ~ March 16, 2023 (age 97)

Frances Lavone Herman Wedgewood, age 97, Salina, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 16, 2023. Frances was born Dec 19, 1925, to Nina Parker Herman and Charles Herman. She, her sister, and brother grew up on their family farm north of Solomon, KS.

After graduation, Frances had nurse aide training in Salina, KS, then moved to Denver, Colo to work as an aide at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Hospital where she met the  love of her life, Ralph Wedgewood. They married Dec 18, 1945, raising four children and operating Conoco Service Stations in the Denver, Boulder and Aurora, Colorado area.
Frances is preceded in death by her parents; brother Earl Herman and wife Mary; sister Vivian Armstrong and grandson, Todd Wedgewood.

Frances is survived by her children Sharron (Bill) Pasma, San Antonio, TX, Ralph (Wanda) Wedgewood,  Salina, KS, Francine Wedgewood, Centennial, CO, Jeanette (Frank) McAllister, Peyton, CO, grandchildren Maralene Wagner, Andy Martinez, Chantal LimoIi (John), Justin (Desiree) McAllister; granddaughter-in-Iaw, Tamera Wedgewood; 11 great-grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren; many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Special thanks go to Eaglecrest Retirement Center, Dr. Sara Johnston, and the special ladies of Gentiva Hospice for the loving care they gave our mother.

Cremation has been chosen. The family will have a private service at Ft. Logan National Cemetery at a later date.

Donations can be made in mom's honor to Wounded Warriors or a charity of the donor's choice.

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