By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Emelia Germaine Wetig 1924-2015
obit vlc Wetig-Emelia.gif
Emelia Germaine Wetig 1924-2015

Emelia Germaine Wetig, 91, died Aug. 3, 2015, at her son’s home in Great Bend.  Born May 1, 1924 at Raimes, France, she was the daughter of Emile and Henriette (Vairon) Lesne.
She married Elmer Daniel Wetig Nov. 16, 1946 at Great Bend.  He died Aug. 15, 1956.  She was a homemaker.  Mrs. Wetig was a Great Bend resident since 1946, coming from Charleroi, Belgium.  She was a member of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Altar Society, Central Kansas Association for the Visually Impaired, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3111 Auxiliary.
Survivors include two sons: James Edward Wetig and his wife Armella of Russell, and John Eugene Wetig and his wife Nancy of Great Bend; one brother, Charles Lesne of Charleroi, Belgium; six grandchildren: Cheri, David, Laurie, John, Jamie, Joy; 19 great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews in Belgium and the United States.  She was preceded in death by two sisters, Jeannie Baczkowski and Lina Larek, and one brother-in-law, Jean Baczkowski.
Altar Society Rosary will be at 4 p.m., and Vigil Service will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6, at Bryant Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 7, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend. Burial will be in Golden Belt Memorial Park, Great Bend. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6, at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials are requested to Central Kansas Association for the Visually Impaired or St. Rose Health Center Endowment Fund for Golden Belt Home Health and Hospice, in care of Bryant Funeral Home.  Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by    
Bryant Funeral Home*    
1425 Patton Road    
Great Bend, Kansas    67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Aug. 4, 2015