E. Weigum

A memorial service for Ms. Weigum will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Keizer Community Church.

Ms. Weigum, of Keizer, died Friday, July 23, 2010. She was 95 years old.

Born April 13, 1915 to Georgia and James Sowles in Worthington, Minn., she grew up in Lake Park, Iowa. She married Jacob Weigum in 1946 and moved to a farm in Keizer. She was an accomplished vocalist and enjoyed playing the piano, singing, cooking, baking and sewing. Her knitted items made it all over the world, including Russia and Romania.

Ms. Weigum was preceded in death by her sister, Vera Harte; and her husband. Survivors include: four children, Kendall Kay Jacobsen-Sheng (Li), Kenneth Ray Weigum (Laurie), Linda May Jordan (Robert) and Lenny Jay Weigum; six grandchildren, Melissa, Nicholas, Jennifer, Stephanie, Chelle and Brenda; 11 great-grandchildren; one niece and two nephews.

Contributions in Mrs. Weigum’s memory may be made to Keizer Community Church or Union Gospel Mission. Arrangements by Keizer Funeral Chapel.