Obit: Mews, Walter A. (1933 - 2004)

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Surnames: Mews, Pingel, Strebe, Strupp, Kollath, Rasmussen

----Sources: Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 09/30/2004

Mews, Walter A. (10 Aug. 1933 - 28 Sept. 2004)

Walter A. 'Foxie' Mews, 71, 9260 Mill Creek Drive, Marshfield, died on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at 1:18 p.m., at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, where he had been admitted the day before.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hewitt. The Rev. Dean T. Pingel will officiate. Burial will be in Brooklawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in the Town of Richfield in Wood County. Military rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post 54.

Mr. Mews was born on Aug. 10, 1933, in Marshfield to Walter and Leona (Strebe) Mews Sr. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War from Dec. 9, 1955 until his honorable discharge on Oct. 2, 1957. He married Marlene Y. Dobbe on Oct. 4, 1958, in Loyal. He was self-employed as a builder.

Survivors include his wife, Marlene; his mother, Leona Mews of Abbotsford; two sons, Todd (Sylvia) Mews of Pittsville and Terry Mews of Marshfield; one daughter, Tammy (fiance Norbert Strupp) Mews of Marshfield; two sisters, Donna (Jerry) Kollath of Abbotsford and Marlene (Doug) Rasmussen of Marshfield; three brothers, Jerry (Marie) Mews of Port Edwards, Lloyd (Jenny) Mews of Wisconsin Rapids, and Ron (Arlene) Mews of Plover; and two grandsons.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Rembs/Kundinger Funeral Home in Marshfield, and on Friday from 1 p.m. until service time at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hewitt.



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