Obit: Wiegman, Merlin C. (1917 - 1996)
Contact:  R. Lipprandt
Email: bob@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: ALTENBERGER, EDBLOM, GRIER, MARX, SCHUESSLER, STECKER, WIEGMAN

----Sources: Oshkosh Northwestern, December 19, 1996, Page B3

Wiegman, Merlin C. (20 Nov 1917 - 17 Dec 1996)

Merlin C. Wiegman

Merlin C. Wiegman, 79, of Oshkosh peacefully died at home on Dec. 17th and entered his heavenly home in paradise to join his Savior and wife Geraldine, who died 19 days ago.

Funeral services will be held Saturday Dec. 21 at 1:00 PM at Konrad-Behlman Funeral Home-Westside, the Rev. Joe Grier officiating. Family and friends may call at the Lake Pointe Dr. funeral Home on Saturday from 10 AM until the service time. Burial will follow in Ellenwood Cemetery.

He was born Nov 20, 1917 in Colby, WI, the son of Fred and Martha (Altenberger) Wiegman.

Merlin married Geraldine Marx on May 10, 1941 in Colby, being married for 55 years. She preceded him in death on Nov. 28, 1996.

Merlin had farmed for 17 years and then worked at the Universal foundry as a millwright until his retirement.

He was a member of Grace Chapel and former member of St. Johnís Lutheran, Calvary Lutheran and Peace Lutheran Churches. Merlin greeted and ushered at church, loved tinkering with his car, doing crossword puzzles and sitting outside on very hot day. He was a gentle and quiet man who loved his family.

He is survived by a son Dennis C. (Darlene) Wiegman of Oshkosh; sister Benita (Wally) Stecker of Marshfield; three grandchildren Michele (Roy) Schuessler of Oshkosh , Daniel (Bridget) Wiegman of Waukau, David (Kristine) Wiegman of Neenah; two great-grandchildren, Sarah Schuessler and Tyler Wiegman, a niece, three nephews, and many cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by a sister Eleanor Edblom.

"Josh. 24:15 As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord."

Konrad-Behlman Funeral Home, Corner of Witzel Ave. & Lake Pointe Dr. 231-1510

 

 


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