Wanda Nell Bruggeman 1936 - 2005 Sabetha
Sabetha - Services for Wanda Nell Bruggeman, 68, Sabetha, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Sabetha. Private inurnment will be at a later date in Albany Cemetery north of Sabetha.Mrs. Bruggeman died Monday, April 18, 2005, at her home.She was born May 21, 1936, in Lawrence, the daughter of Theodore and Marion Sorensen Davis. She graduated from Tonganoxie High School in 1954 and St. Luke's Nursing School in Kansas City, Mo., in 1957. She later lived in Lawrence and Frankfurt, Germany, before moving to Sabetha in 1959.Mrs. Bruggeman was a school nurse for Sabetha-Wetmore USD 441 for 29 years. She later volunteered for seven years at Sabetha Community Preschool. She also worked at Sabetha Community Hospital and Clinic. She attended Tonganoxie Friends Church and First United Methodist Church in Sabetha, where she helped with youth groups and Sunday school.She married Robert Gene Bruggeman on Jan. 26, 1958, in Tonganoxie. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Craig Bruggeman, Sabetha, and R. Christian Bruggeman, Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Ted C. Davis Jr., Highlands Ranch, Colo.; a sister, Maridel Wittmer, Sabetha; and three grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha.The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church or Sabetha Community Preschool, sent in care of the funeral home, 823 Virginia St., Sabetha 66534.