Green Lawn Abbey

Wegener, Theodore A.

Theodore A. Wegener
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--North Side Merchant And Booster Dies in Sleep--
Theodore A. Wegener, whose horse-drawn delivery wagons for his coffee, tea and spice business at 962-968 North High street, have long been a familiar Columbus sight, died while asleep at his home early Thursday. Wegener, who lived at 1007 Delaware avenue, had been suffering from heart disease. He was 62 years old.
Wegener, active in business and fraternal circles, had continued his work throughout Wednesday.
He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Ohio State Archaeological and Historical society, and had a prominent part in the widening of North High street as a member of the North Side Chamber of Commerce, a number of years ago.
He was one of the organizers of the North Side improvement association, which later was known as the North Side Chamber of Commerce. The main promoter of the widening of High street from the viaduct north to Fifth avenue, he devoted nine years' service to the improvement.
Mr. Wegener was born in St. Louis, Mo. He was a member of York Lodge, F. and A. M.; York Council, Temple Chapter, Mt. Vernon Commandery, Scottish Rite, and Aladdin Temple of the Shrine. He also held membership in Norwood Lodge, K. of P.; Rotary club and Columbus Retail Grocers' association and was an executive officer of the Extract Manufacturers' association.
Mr. Wegener was an active member of the Columbus Horticultural society.
His wife, Mrs. Helen Wegener, and one sister, Mrs. Tillie Jones of Covington, Ky., survive him. Funeral arrangements are in charge of the Shaw-Davis Co.
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