Roxanna Weseman, once of Austin, dies

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Roxanna Weseman, once of Austin, dies

AUSTIN -- Roxanna R. Weseman, 83, of Hopkins, Minn., formerly of Route 3 Austin, died Wednesday (Nov. 2, 1994) at Hopkins Health Care Center.

Roxanna R. Warrington was born Dec. 13, 1910, in rural Mower County. She attended Austin public schools, Normal School and Winona State College. In 1933, she married Donald H. Weseman in Austin. A teacher and dedicated community leader, she was active in the Minnesota Historical Society, Library Board, 4-H, Pythian, Mayflower Society and DAR. Mrs. Weseman was instrumental in establishing Austin Technical Institute and Austin Community College.

Survivors include three daughters, Amy (Mrs. Del) Nelson of Hastings, Minn., Kay (Mrs. Clyde) Pasvogel of Prior Lake, Minn., and Lana Breitbarth of Madison, Wis.; a son, Douglas of Corcoran, Minn.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Sylvan Warrington of Lake Bluff, Ill., Cedric and Richard Warrington, both of LaCanada, Calif., and Harold Warrington of Austin. Her husband preceded her in death.

The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Austin, with the Rev. Mark Nordell officiating. Burial will be in Cedar City Cemetery in rural Austin.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary in Austin and an hour before the service Saturday at the church.