Funeral services for Gwen Wetmore, 94, of Lincoln, Nebraska, formerly of Fort Dodge, Iowa, who entered into peace Thursday, February 28, 2013 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Lincoln, Nebraska, will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 4, 2013 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Clarinda, Iowa. Visitation with the family will be held 1-2 p.m., Monday at the church. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Bedford, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to Fairview Cemetery, Bedford or to Westminster Presbyterian Church, Clarinda. Condolences may be shared with the family on our website at, www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries.
Gwendolyn V. Wetmore, 94, of Lincoln, Nebraska, died after a great day on Thursday, February 28, 2013. She was the daughter of Joseph Walter and Mabel (Cooper) Greenway. She was born January 15, 1919 in rural Taylor County, Iowa. Gwen grew up in the Bedford area and graduated from Bedford High School. She worked for over 25 years as the financial secretary for the First United Methodist Church in Fort Dodge, Iowa and was a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Vern L. Trumbo, husband of 7 years, Harland Prather and husband of 10 years, Frank “Bud” Wetmore, her parents and brother, Walter “Chub” Greenway.
Gwen is survived by her daughter, Joyce (Judson) Douglas of Lincoln, Nebraska and her son David (Vicki) Trumbo of Lafayette, Colorado. Grandchildren Justin (April) Douglas of Lincoln, Nebraska, Megan (Greg) McDonald of Broomfield, Colorado and Andrew Trumbo of Richmond, Texas.