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Alfred "Al" Wehner '69 April 10, 2024 3:29 PM updated: April 10, 2024 3:34 PM

Alfred C. "Al" Wehner, DVM 

July 23, 1947 - March 29, 2024 

Alfred “Al” Wehner, DVM, 76, of Beaumont, Texas died Friday, March 29, 2024, at Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston. He was born on July 23, 1947, to Grace and August Wehner, in Port Arthur and was a 1965 graduate of Thomas-Jefferson High School in Port Arthur.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medicine in 1969 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1970, both from Texas A&M University. Dr. Wehner worked for Jack Williamson, DVM, in Beaumont, before opening Calder Animal Clinic in 1972. He retired on April 15, 2019.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Gwen Wehner; daughter, Aletha Vernon, of Beaumont; son, A. Clement Wehner, Jr., of Houston; brother, Bill Wehner and his wife, Janet, of Port Arthur; brothers-in-law, Lavoyd King and his wife, Claudine, of Vidor and Royce King and his wife, Marta, of Beaumont; nieces, Marie Provost and her husband, Howard, of Port Arthur; Tiffany Guajardo and her husband, Michael, of Austin; Jamie Wehner and Shyla Sick of Magnolia; nephew, August Wehner and his wife of Katy; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 Donate Online or to the Morris Animal Foundation, 720 South Colorado Boulevard, Suite 174A, Denver, Colorado 80246 Donate Online.

A gathering of Dr. Wehner’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his memorial service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2024, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium. 


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