Obit: Wiedenhoeft, Erma (1914 - 1982)

Contact: Cheryl Janowiak


----Sources: Wisconsin Rapids (Wis.) Daily Tribune, Wednesday, 9 June 1982, section one, page 2


Erma Wiedenhoeft (4 Sept. 1914 - 7 June 1982)

Erma Wiedenhoeft, 67, Colby, formerly of Wisconsin Rapids, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, after being ill for several months. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Colby. The Rev. Charles Strong will officiate. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Unity. Mrs. Wiedenhoeft was born September 4, 1914, in Colby, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Guenther. She married Gilbert Wiedenhoeft Aug. 20, 1966, in Wisconsin Rapids. She graduated from Colby, Wis. High School, Marathon County Normal School in 1938, and Wisconsin State University - Stevens Point in 1953. She also attended Eau Claire State College, where she earned a degree in special education. She taught school in Marathon County for eight years before moving to Wisconsin Rapids, where she taught at Lowell and Mead schools, and was principal of Emerson School. She then taught at Grant School, Marshfield, until retiring and did volunteer tutoring at St. Mary’s School, Colby. Survivor’s include one stepson, one stepdaughter, five grandchildren, one sister and two brothers. She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at Rux-/Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby.



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