Obit: Worchel, Louis "Louie" Ewald (1920 - 1993)

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----Source: Marshfield News-Hearld, date unknown

Surnames: Worchel, Beyer, LaMarr, Casperson, Schmidt, Klatt, Winter, Polzin, Waldhauser

Louis Worchel

Neillsville- Services for Louis Worchel, 73, Tomah, who died Thursday at Tomah Memorial Hospital, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Globe.

The Rev. David Witte will officate. Karen Hoppa will be the organist with music by Bunny and Danny Dux. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery. Pallbaerers will be Robert Ladd, Norman Poppe, Marvin Boyer, Louis Dux, George Thoma and Herbert Henchen.

Visitation will be Sunday at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville and again Monday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.

He was born Feb. 5,1920, in Neillsville, to Ewald and Lilla (Beyer) Worchel. He farmed in the Neillsville area until his retirement in 1983.

He served as the town clerk for Seif Township for almost 40 years and on the Globe Church Council. He was active in the Clark County Civil Defense for many years. He moved to Tomah in 1984 where he worked at Miller Pharmacy and H&R Block in Sparta.

He was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tomah.

Survivors include his wife, Marian Worchel of Tomah; two daughters, Mrs. Leland (Lorraine) La Marr of Greenwood and Mrs. Roger (Joan) Casperson of Round Lake, Ill; five step-children, Ronald Schmidt of Idaho, Mrs. Jerry (Irene) Klatt of Richland Center, Mrs. Roger (Dawn) Winter of Janesville, Jeffrey Schmidt of Janesville and Mrs. Calvin (Marilyn) Polzin of Marshfield; one sister, Mrs. Norman (Mardene) Waldhauser of Sussex; two brothers, Calvin of Tomah, and Ardell of New Hampshire; and 15 grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his parents, his first wife, Mildred, two sisters and one brother.

 

 


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