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Frances Jane Hegener

July 17, 1927 — July 22, 2022


Frances Jane Hegener

Frances Jane Wait Hegener passed away July 22, 2022, just five days after her 95th Birthday and four days after her 74th wedding anniversary. She was married on July 18, 1948, in Seward, Nebraska to Wilmer Hegener.


Frances was born July 17, 1927, in Seward, Nebraska. Her boys recall her as a wonderful mom who did a lot of volunteer work in the communities she lived, she was an excellent seamstress and cook, both Wilmer and Frances were avid Square Dancers and later Round Dancers for over 48 years belonging to various dance clubs in Lincoln, Nebraska, Cando, North Dakota, Lake Charles, Louisiana and finally Kerrville, Texas.

Frances is survived by her husband of 74 years Wilmer Hegener and their sons Stan (Pam) Hegener and Gary (Linda) Hegener; grandchildren Tricia Carr, Spence Hegener, Emily Crotchett, and Anne Good; great-grandchildren Peyton Carr, Caleb Carr, Grace Hegener, Grant Hegener, Jack Crotchett, Charlie Crotchett, Wil Crotchett, Kate Crotchett, Rowan Good, and Miles Good.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Weldon Wait and Agnes (Fueston) Wait, and sisters, Viloa Rockenbach and Evelyn Winfield.

Burial will take place at a later date in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Lincoln, Nebraska.

In lieu of floral contributions, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home (830)895-5111

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