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Lois C. Wagenenecht

Lois C. Wagenenecht
Mrs. Lois C. (Zahnke) Wagenknecht, 85, of 88 Fox Den Rd. Bristol, passed away, Tuesday (March 13, 2012) at Hospital of Central CT at Bradley Memorial. She was the wife of William B. Wagenknecht of 53 years.

Lois was born in Bristol, on July 21, 1926 the daughter of the late G. Theodore and Gertrude (Johnson) Zahnke. She lived in Bristol her whole life and worked at Cigna for 10 years in West Hartford. Lois had a strong support for the Bristol Exchange Club plus the CT District Exchange Clubs "Programs of Service" that strives to improve the "Quality of Life" in Bristol and the State of CT.

She was very active in the First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, served on many committees and for a period of time served as treasurer. She was a member of two reading clubs, Polymnia Club for over 50 years and many years in the Tuesday Reading Club. She enjoyed many years visiting Pequabuck Golf Club plus riding the golf course with her family and eating out on the deck that over looks the course.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, David and his wife Carol Wagner and Ted Wagenknecht; a brother, Dr. Donald Zahnke of Wethersfield; a sister, Marlene Hoerle formerly of Plainville; five grandchildren, Jeremy Robotham, Kelly Robotham, Jay, Jackie and Merri Wagner; four great grandchildren, Anthony Rosa, Jacob Harvey, Joshua Rosa and Alice Robotham; plus several nieces and nephews. Lois loved her family and was truly dedicated to them and their activities. She was predeceased by a daughter, Heather Robotham. The family would like to thank, The Bristol VNA and the Alzheimer's Resource Center of CT Plantsville, CT for their kindness and support during our Alzheimer journey.

A Memorial service will take place on March 24, 2012 at the First Congregational Church 31 Maple St. Bristol at 1 p.m. Burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to The Parent and Child Center In partnership with CT District Exchange Clubs 9 Prospect St. Bristol, CT 06010. The Dunn Funeral Home 191 West St., Bristol is in charge of the arrangements. www.dunnfh.com

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audrey brunelle
sorry for your loss, i remember lois as a kind customer of sawe's florist, where i use to manage the office. she will be missed.

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Fr. Nick Melo
Bill & Family:
My condolences at this time of your loss. Lois was a terrific woman. You are in my prayers and thoughts.

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM