Obit: Wieland, Ferdinand #2 (1852 - 1946)

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Surnames: Wieland, Olson, Nickel, Oelrich, Korth, Yahr, Dearth, Dallmann, Amlang, Johnson, Wellman, Hopp, Lulloff, Roe

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/13/1946

Wieland, Ferdinand (4 Apr. 1852 - 31 May 1946)

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, June 5, at 2:00 o’clock for Ferdinand Wieland, age 94, a former resident of Spencer, Colby and Unity, who died Friday morning, May 31st, at the home of his daughter in Oregon. Rev. J. A. Olson, pastor of the Trinity Lutheran church of United officiated. Internment was made in the West Side cemetery, Unity. Pall bearers were Len Nickel, Frank Oelrich, Ernie, Frank and Fred Korth and Maynard Yahr. Flowers were in charge of four grandchildren, Mrs. Frank Dearth, Beverly and Carol Wieland and Marlene Dallmann.

Mr. Wieland was born April 4, 1852, in Germany and was married there to Minnie Amlang Nov. 11, 1874. Later he and his wife and their three children came to America landing in New York in 1881. They lived in Milwaukee for a year before moving to Spencer, where they purchased a tract of land.

Eight years later the family homesteaded in Unity, the place now being owned by a son, Walter. After disposing of their farm, the family moved to Colby, where they lived for four years with their daughter, Minnie. Then they purchased a home in the village of Unity, where they lived until the death of Mrs. Wieland in 1921. Since that time he had been making his home in Oregon City, Ore., with his daughter, Mary.

Surviving are four daughters, and two sons, Mrs. E. J. Johnson, Unity; Mrs. August Wellman, Antioch, Ill., Mrs. Henry Hopp, Oregon City, Ore., Mrs. August Lulloff, Dodgeville; Charles of Oregon City, Ore.; and Walter, Unity. A sister, Mary Rose, resides at Tulsa, Okla., and there are 18 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grand child.



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