Herman Weber (18 July 1885 – 23 Jan. 1952)
Farrell (27 June 1914 – 12 Aug. 1999)
* PARK FALLS -- Roy Farrell Weborg, 85, Marshfield, formerly of Park Falls, died Thursday August 12, 1999, at St. Joseph's Hospice in Marshfield. He was born on June 27, 1914, in Fosston, Minn., the son of John and Petra (Bagstad) Weborg.
He graduated from McIntosh High School in McIntosh, Minn. and Minnesota State Teachers College. On September 1, 1941, he married Elsa Pearson in Port Wing. He operated businesses in Park Falls for many years and was also employed by the Federal Forestry in Park Falls. Roy was a proud veteran of WW II, serving as corporal in the 172nd Field Artillery Battalion. He was awarded five battle stars for combat. He received the good conduct medal and was honorably discharged from service on November 25, 1945. He was a member of the Park Falls American Legion Post.
"Shall I ask the
brave soldier, who fights by my side In the care of mankind, if our creeds
He was a dedicated member of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church in Park Falls. For many years the Weborgs enjoyed being foster parents to 18 children.
He is survived by his wife Elsa, Marshfield, formerly of Park Falls; one son, Rand (Cindy) Weborg, Lake Tomahawk; three daughters: Annette (Steven) McCabe, Marshfield; Kristen (Ken) Kulzick, Waukesha; and Victoria (Charles) Smith, St. Paul, Minn.; 12 much loved grandchildren; two brothers: David Weborg of Florida; and Glen (Virginia) Weborg, Minneapolis; two sisters; Florence Rude, Fosston, Minn.; and Grayce Mathias, Arvada, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday from Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, Park Falls. The Rev. Peter Ruggles will officiate.
Visitation will be held on Monday from 2 p.m. until the hour of the service at the church.
Burial will take place at a later date at Port Wing Cemetery, Port Wing.
The Novitzke Funeral Home, Park Falls, is handling the arrangements.
(15 Nov. 1983 - 24 Mar. 1995)
*** Note: Her date of birth is from the Social Security Death Index.
Margaret (12 Sept. 1951 – 17 Dec. 2008)
* Mary Weesner, of Marshfield, 57, died Wednesday in the Critical Care Unit at Saint Joseph's Hospital.
A private family service will be held on a later date. Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home will assist the family with arrangements.
Mary Margaret (Leslie) Weesner was born Sept. 12, 1951, in Oconomowoc, to John and Doris (Deffke) Leslie. She married Yogesh Swarup in 1978 in Nevada. They later divorced. On April 6, 1991, she married Dr. Kenneth M. Weesner in Winston Salem, N.C.
She graduated from high school in Tomahawk and attended North Central Technical College and Madison Area Technical College. Later she worked as a medical transcriptionist and as a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Kenneth Weesner of Marshfield; son Robert Swarup of Marshfield; and numerous cousins.
Weetz, John (20 Oct. 1879 – 11 May 1939)
(23 Sept. 1905 – 25 May 1989)
* Mrs. Ella Wegener, 83, of 109 N. Maple Ave., died at 3:10 a.m. today at Marshfield Living Center, where she had been a patient for the last month.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hansen Funeral Home.
*** Note: Her date of birth is from the Social Security Death Index.
Charles M. Weiland (26 Oct. 1918 – 14 Dec. 2001)
Lee (26 Dec. 2008 – 8 Jan. 2009)
* Calan Lee Weiler, a two-week-old infant of Cory and Tara (Tometczak) Weiler of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.
Funeral Services are at 1 p.m. Monday at Saint Luke's Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids. The Rev. Timothy Wenger will officiate. Visitation will be held at Saint Luke's Church on Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of services.
Calan was born Dec. 26, 2008, in Wisconsin Rapids to Cory and Tara (Tometczak) Weiler.
Calan is survived by his parents; grandparents Ed and Tracy Tometczak of Wisconsin Rapids, Jill and Jeff Doescher of Wisconsin Rapids, and Pat (Mary Paul) Weiler of West Bend. Calan also is survived by two aunts: Tori Tometczak and Kristin Doescher, both of Wisconsin Rapids; and uncle Drew Tometczak of Wisconsin Rapids.
Calan was preceded in death by his uncle Cade Tometczak.
Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids is handling all arrangements.
Robert Joseph Weiler (8 Sept. 1931 – 14 Oct. 2006)
Peter Weinert (1871? – 9 June 1952)
Charner Powell Weir (1943? – 29 Aug. 2006)
Leander C. (21 Mar. 1918 – 18 Nov. 1996)
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Faith Lutheran Church. The Rev. Gary Hedding, pastor, will officiate. Music will be provided by William Allen, soloist, and Maldon Plank, organist. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends and relatives following the memorial services at the church.
Hansen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Weisenberger was born March 21, 1918, in Marathon City, to Ferdinand and Elizabeth (Fochs) Weisenberger. He married Helen Osborne on Feb. 28, 1942 and she died two years after the marriage. He then married June Beseler on Aug. 3, 1946 at her parent’s home in Marshfield. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Aug. 3, 1996.
As a child he moved to Wausau with his parents. After his education, he was employed as a meat cutter in Tomahawk and Wausau. Following the death of his first wife, he moved to Marshfield and was employed by Felkers as a welder and layout man for 15 years. He then became a partner in Beseler Steel Products until his retirement. Following retirement, he owned and operated a camping and snowmobile shop in Marshfield until 1971. He and his wife traveled throughout the United States, spending their winters in the Southern states.
He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, June Weisenberger of Marshfield; children, Nancy (Elmer) Martens of Hewitt, Ann (John) Weigel of Marshfield and Tom (Sharon) Weisenberger of Pardeeville; 10 grandchildren, Jeff (Irene) Martens of Wisconsin Rapids, Terry (Tom) Kongslien of Hewitt, Tammy (Tim) Burr of Wisconsin Rapids, Heidi Weigel, of Shawano, Scott, Chris, Curt and Corey Weigel, all of Marshfield, and Rebecca and Matthew Weisenberger of Pardeeville; six great-grandchildren, Amanda, Ashlyn, Ross, Tyler, April and Tiffany.
He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Alex Weisenberger.
Memorials in his name may be designated to the family, who will establish a memorial at a later date.
Herman J. Weissenbeck (12 Dec. 1933 – 2 Nov. 2006)
Weix, Michael (3 Apr. 1855 – 22 Apr. 1944)
Michael Weix Dies At Hospital Friday
* Michael Weix, aged 89 years, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield last Friday morning after having been a patient there for two days. Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic church in Colby Monday morning, with the Rev. L. J. Lang officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery.
Mr. Weix, the oldest of 14 children, was born on April 3, 1855 in LeRoy, Wis. and came to the Colby vicinity at the age of 23. He was one of Colby’s first settlers and occupied a farm in the town of Hull. On August 9, 1880, he was married to Mary Ohlinger at LeRoy. They made their home on the farm until 1908 when he entered in a partnership with his brother, John, in a meat market for a few years. Since then he had made his home in the city of Colby. Mrs. Weix died on August 19, 1917. Surviving are one son, Rudolph J. Weix of Colby; three brothers, John and Lorenz of Colby and Xavier of Oconomowoc, one sister, Mrs. John Budde of Beaver Dam, and two grandchildren.
Barbara Welch (10 Aug. 1920 – 24 Jan. 1962)
Welch, Basil (4 Feb. 1911 – 30 Jan. 1990)
* EAU CLAIRE – Services for Basil (Bud) Welch, 78, Eau Claire, who died Tuesday morning at the Eau Claire Center of Care, will be at noon Friday at St. James Catholic Church, Eau Claire.
The Rev. James Hagmann will officiate. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery, Eau Claire.
Visitation will be at Golden Gate Funeral Home, Eau Claire, from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.
He was born Feb. 4, 1911, in Wisconsin Rapids, to James and Catherine Welch. He married Dorothy Sigel Sept. 4, 1939, in Dubuque, Iowa.
He had lived and worked in Marshfield before his marriage.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Judith Oien of Woodbury, Minn., and Patricia Hallquist of Eau Claire; one son, James F. of Marshfield; one sister, Helen Wilcott of Marshfield; and seven grandchildren.
Weller, Martha (15 Aug. 1877 – 5 Apr. 1962)
Katherine B. (23 Nov. 1896 – 25 Mar. 1979)
* Mrs. George (Katherine B.) Wellner, 82, of 809 S. Peach Ave., died at 6:55 a.m. Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She had been admitted there Friday.
A concelebrated Mass of the Resurrection will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Peter J. Leketas and a nephew, the Rev. John W. Steiner, associate pastor of St. Thomas More Church, La Crosse, will be celebrants. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Maldon L. Plank will be organist and pallbearers will be nephews of Mrs. Wellner.
Friends may call beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday and until services Wednesday at Rembs/Kundinger Chapel. Sacred Heart Christian Mothers Society rosary, combined with Missionary Society rosary, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday. A parish rosary will be at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Mrs. Wellner, the former Katherine B. Kohlbeck, was born to Mr. and Mrs. John (Katherine Felber) Kohlbeck Nov. 23, 1896, in the town of Marshfield. She attended St. Joseph’s Parochial School in Hewitt.
She did domestic work in Marshfield prior to her marriage to George Wellner March 3, 1919 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hewitt. She had lived in Marshfield most of her life. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Christian Mothers Society and Missionary Society.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Clarence K. (Carol) Kliner of Marshfield; two brothers, Louis and Peter Kohlbeck, both of Marshfield; seven sisters, Mrs. Rose Wellner, Mrs. Caroline Fehrenbach and Mrs. Sophie Steiner, all of Marshfield; Mrs. Clara Anderson of Chicago, Mrs. Elizabeth Wallin of Skokie, Ill., Mrs. Frances Wagner of Wilmette, Ill., and Mrs. David (Gertrude) Hill of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and three grandchildren. Two brothers and a sister are deceased.
Anna Wellnitz (15 Apr. 1895 – Mar. 1967)
Welsch, Sophia (15 Dec. 1849 – 9 June 1934)
* Mrs. Sophia Welsch, aged 84, a resident of Colby for nearly twenty-five years, died shortly after one o’clock on the morning of June 9th. She had been in failing health for several months and death was due to the complications of advanced age.
Sophia Johnson was born on Dec. 15, 1849, in Sweden and came, when a child, to America with her parents, who settled in northern Indiana. On Dec. 6, 1874, she was married to John B. Rossman. In 1887 they moved to Marshfield, where they resided until Mr. Rossman’s death in 1906. In 1909 she was married to Henry J. Welsch of Colby and moved to this city, where Mr. Welsch preceded her in death twenty-two years ago. Surviving relatives are a daughter, Mrs. Jessie Winebrenner and her son, Hubert, and a son, Dan Rossman, of Sand Point, Idaho.
Mrs. Welsch was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and the Ladies’ Aid and also of the Woman’s Relief Corps.
Funeral services were held on Monday at 1 p.m. from the Methodist church, the Rev. C. Paul Nulton officiating, and internment was made in Hillside cemetery, Marshfield. The pall bearers were Mr. Wicker, Mr. Forbish, Mr. Loos, Mr. Welsch, Mr. Bushman and Mr. J. Rossman.
Out of town relatives and friends who were here for the funeral were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Rossman of Polly, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. George Bushman and daughter, Rocelia, and Mrs. Louis Herman of Gilman, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rossman of Loyal, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rossman and daughter, Inez of Thorpe, Mr. and Mrs. John Stahl of Arpin, Mrs. Ella Huber and Henry Kuntz of Marshfield, Mrs. Drace, Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. Rew Winebrenner and daughters, Beryl, Mrs. Hawse and Iris of Arpin.
Dale A. Welsh (13 Sept. 1960 - 28 Sept. 2006)
F. (28 Mar. 1925 – 16 Oct. 2008)
* HEWITT -- Mirth F. Wendt, 82, of Hewitt died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, at her home.
Arrangements are pending at Rembs Funeral Home.
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 18 Oct. 2008
HEWITT -- Mirth F. Wendt, 83, Hewitt, joined her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hewitt, with the Rev. Dean Pingel officiating. Burial will take place in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hewitt.
The visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday at Rembs Funeral Home and Tuesday they will receive relatives and friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hewitt.
Mrs. Wendt was born March 28, 1925, in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Percy and Flora (Coy) Cudmore and graduated from high school there. She married Robert C. Wendt on Oct. 6, 1951, and they observed 57 years of marriage. She had worked in nursing care for 30 years.
She is survived by her husband, Robert, and their children, Susan, Bonnie, Beverly, David, Daniel and Sally. She is also survived by 22 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a sister, Eileen Dryden; and brothers, Clayton (Jackie) Cudmore and Donald (Irene) Cudmore.
She was predeceased by her parents; a son, Bobby in 1975; and two brothers, Garth and Rolon Cumore.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate memorials.
"To my beloved friends, Pauline Steeves and Pat Vandehey, I will truly miss you." - Mirth
P. (14 Jan. 1955 – 28 Oct. 2008)
* David P. Wenzel, 53, formerly of Marshfield, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2008, at his home in Black River Falls.
Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
David was born Jan. 14, 1955, in Oklahoma to Ronald W. and Marlene B. (Ruder) Wenzel. Surviving are his father, Ronald W. Wenzel of the Fox River Valley area; brothers and sisters, Susan (Dan) Derge, Fond du Lac, Barbara Wenzel, Holmen, Patrick (Stella) Wenzel, Bethesda, Md., Kathy (Joe) Stini, Marshfield, Michael (Colleen) Wenzel, Madison.
Wenzel, William Carl (27 July 1874 – Oct.
Wepfer, Harold W. (9 Jan. 1901 – 29 Apr. 1957)
* Services will be held at Marshfield at 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Hansen Funeral Chapel for Harold W. Wepfer, 56, former Abbotsford garage man and a native of Marshfield.
His death occurred unexpectedly on Monday afternoon at his home in Bethesda, Md., where he had been living the past year with his wife and daughter, Maurine. They had previously lived in Florida since he retired from the garage business in 1955, for health reasons.
Mr. Wepfer was born in Marshfield Jan. 9, 1901, and at an early age moved to Colby, where he lived here until his marriage to Norma Zahorka May 21, 1929, in Waukegan, Ill. They lived in Eau Claire before moving to Abbotsford in 1934. Two years later he built the Motor Inn Garage, which he operated until ill health forced him to retire.
Besides his wife and daughter, he leaves his son, Myron, Abbotsford; three grand children, Rodney, Duane and Lou Anne Wepfer, Abbotsford; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Wepfer, Colby, and three sisters, Mrs. Herbert (Altine) Stoltzman, Marshfield; Mrs. Harold (Maydell) Brockhaus, Colby, and Mrs. Delbert (Goldie) Klepzig, Decatur, Ill.
Beginning Thursday noon, friends may call at the Hansen Funeral Home. William Peterson and Robert Wiseman will conduct the final rites and burial will be made in Hillside cemetery.
Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 9 May 1957
Services for Harold W. Wepfer, 56, who died at his home in Bethesda, Md., Monday, were conducted Friday afternoon at the Hansen Funeral Chapel, at Marshfield, and burial was made in Hillside Cemetery. William Peterson and Robert Wiseman were in charge of the rites.
Serving as pallbearers were LaVern Marcott, Orville Nall, Dwight Balow, Arvid Carlson, Lawrence Carlson and Russell Brechlin. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Dissmore sang the hymns, “Your Father Knoweth,” “God’s Word is Pure,” and “A Little While.” Miss Doris Wilson played the organ accompaniment.
A host of relatives and friends attended the rites. Those from out of town came from Berlin, Neenah, Ogema, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Dells, Arkansas, Oldfield, Durand, Pittsville, Edgar, Spencer, Mellen, Rocksalla, Appleton, Greenwood, Withee, Neillsville, Catawba, Tigerton, Abbotsford, Colby, Dorchester, Medford, Stetsonville, Milwaukee, Prentice, Phillips, Wausau, Eau Claire, Thorp, Evanston, Ill., and Rice Lake.
Mr. Wepfer owned and operated a garage in Abbotsford until two years ago. One sister, Margaret, preceded him in death in 1923.
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 2 May
Wepfer, William (30 Apr. 1878 – 23 Mar. 1960)
M. (19 Oct. 1917 - 22 Apr. 1999)
* Ruth M. Wernberg, 81, of 7858 Richfield Dr., Arpin, died at 2:05 p.m. April 22, 1999, in the hospice unit of St. Joseph’s Hospital where she had been admitted on April 21.
Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Hansen’s Funeral Chapel with Pastor Paul Nelson and Pastor Roy D. Williams, officiating.
Burial will take place in the North Arpin Free Church Cemetery in the town of Richfield. Pallbearers will be Karl and Leif Wallin, Torey, Ben and Sam Wernberg, Floyd Schoen, Dennis Wolf and Jerry Mannigel.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and again after 12:30 p.m. Monday, both at the funeral chapel.
Memorials may be designated to the home hospice program of St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Mrs. Wernberg was born Oct. 19, 1917, in New Richmond, the daughter of Charles and Minnie (nee Kanbbe) Brey. She received her elementary education in the town of Richfield and was a graduate of McKinley High School in Marshfield. She was married to Roy Wernberg on Nov. 28, 1935. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1985.
After their marriage, the couple lived in the town of Richfield where Mr. Wernberg was employed by the Wood County High Department.
Ruth was a member of the former North Arpin Church and its Ladies Aid and the Specialty Car Enthusiasts Club.
She is survived by her children, Werner (Toni) Wernberg of Clintonville; Gayle Wernberg of Arpin; Lance Wernberg of Arpin; Korlis (Knute) Wallin of Greenwood; Ryan Wernberg of Arpin and Rob (Catherine) Wernberg of Dorchester. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Wendy Crisci, Amy Wernberg, Karl and Leif Wallin, Ben, Sam, Luke and Zachary Wernberg, Stacy Schoen, Torey Wernberg and Josh and Matt Krauter, and her great-grandchildren, Suzanne, Shelly and Dustin Schoen, Evay Roy and Aaron Wernberg and Alexandra Krauter.
In addition to her husband, Roy, who died on March 29, 1989, she was predeceased by a grand-child, Eric Wernberg, a sister, Helen Sell, and a brother, Charles Brey, Jr.
C. (25 Feb. 1906 – 29 June 1993)
* Services for Mrs. Edna C. Werner, 87, a Marshfield resident, who died at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday at Neillsville Memorial Nursing Home, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
The Rev. Peter J. Leketas will officiate. Music will be provided by Mrs. Helen Brinkmann, organist, and the Men’s Trio.
Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Paul, Dennis and Roger Nikolai, Jay Werner, Roger Schumacher, Gregory Schmidt, Gary Vanderhoof and Shane Peterson.
Visitation will be at Rembs/Kundinger Chapel from 4-9 p.m. today and again Friday until service time. A Sacred Heart Parish Council of Catholic Women rosary service will be at 4 p.m. today followed by a parish prayer service at 7, both at the funeral chapel.
She was born Feb. 25, 1906, in Kendall, to the late Frank and Adeline (Geschke) Sotona. She attended rural Kendall schools and helped on the home farm until her marriage.
She was married to Joseph F. Werner May 17, 1937, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Hillsboro. Her husband was a more than 49-year employee for Roddis Plywood Corp., now Weyerhaeuser Co., until retiring in 1963. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1987, and he died March 7, 1992.
She and her husband moved to Marshfield in 1937, and she did domestic work for various families in Marshfield. She continued to reside in Marshfield until she became a resident of Memorial Nursing Home on Dec. 30, 1988.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Parish Council of Catholic Women.
Survivors include one son, Raymond J. of Marshfield; one daughter, Mrs. Patrick (Helen) Nikolai of Stratford; three brothers, Roy Sotona of Racine, Lyle Sotona of Kendall and Harold Sotona of Conyers, Ga.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
She was also predeceased by one foster grandson, Patrick Werner, in 1978.
Memorials may be given to Marshfield Medical Foundation for Alzheimer’s Research and Parkinson’s Disease Research.
Orville Westberg (26 Oct. 1915 – 6 Nov.
Beth L. (18 Oct. 1953 – 6 Dec. 2008)
* Beth L. Westerveld, 55, of Marshfield, passed away Saturday, Dec. 6 at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.
Beth was born Oct. 18, 1953, in Waupun, the daughter of Roland and Ethel (Rehwinkel) Westerveld. Beth and her family lived in the Waupun area for approximately 21 years. After Waupun, she became a resident of the Demes Rehabilitation Center in Green Bay. She then resided at the Norwood Health Center and Aurora group home of Marshfield and the Clark County Health Care Center.
Beth is survived by her parents, Roland (Ethel) Westerveld of Marshfield; two brothers, Paul (Peggy) Westerveld of Holmen and Mark (Mary Jo) Westerveld of De Forest; a nephew, Spencer Westerveld of Holmen; a niece, Kelsey Westerveld of Holmen; and two aunts, Elaine Rehwinkel of Waupun and Marilyn Westerveld of Waupun. She is preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents.
Funeral services for Beth L. Westerveld will be held Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with the Rev. Mark Krueger and the Rev. Daryn Bahn officiating. Burial will follow in Alto Cemetery in the town of Alto. Friends and relatives may call on the family Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family
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