Obit: Weiher, Clifford E. (1918 - 2005)

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----Sources: Loyal TRG 07 December 2005

Weiher, Clifford E. (30 APR 1918 - 30 NOV 2005)

Clifford Ernest "Cliff" Weiher, 87, Athens, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005, in the palliative care unit at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5, at Christ United Church, Athens. The Rev. Kenneth A. Dix officiated. Burial was in the Athens Cemetery, with full military rites conducted by American Legion Post 0004 and VFW Post 8524. Pallbearers were Bob Strasser, Michael Traas, Daryl Stremer, Larry Underwood, Jesse Weiher and Brett Strasser.

Clifford Ernest Weiher was born April 30, 1918, in Westboro, to Ernest Otto and Elora (nee Hebert) Weiher. In 1935, he joined the Civilian Conservation Corp. and was stationed at Camp McCord. On Nov. 2, 1941, he inducted into the U. S. Army. After receiving training at the Anti-Aircraft Training Center at Camp Wallace, Texas, he was sent to the Panama Canal Zone where he was a gun commander of a 90-millimeter gun crew during World War ll. On June 24, 1944, he married Bernice Ewan while on furlough and then finished his military training in Baltimore, Md., at Edgewood Arsenal. He was honorably discharged in 1945, as a tech sergeant. He was employed by Viegut Chevrolet and Alton Zettler Construction Company, and retired from Drott J.I. Case, Schofield, in 1983, where he was employed as a welder. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 0004 and the VFW Post 8524 for more than 50 years.

Survivors include his wife, Bernice Weiher, Athens; three children, Debra (Michael) Traas, Appleton, Alan Weiher, Athens, and Sherry (Bob) Strasser, Wausau; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one sister, Cordelia Underwood, Tomahawk.



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