Obit: Walsdorf, John Joseph
(1935 - 2013)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Jarvis, Montgomery, Shuttleworth, Voytovich, Walsdorf, Yeager
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 03/14/2013
Walsdorf, John Joseph (09 SEP 1935 - 7 MAR 2013)
John Joseph Walsdorf, 77, Stanley, died on Thursday, March 7 at Gilman Care Center. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, with Father Edward Shuttleworth officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 17 at Plombon Funeral Home from 3 to 7 p.m., with a parish rosary at 6:30 p.m.
----Source: The Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI) Online obituaries
John Joseph Walsdorf, 77, life long resident of Stanley, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the Gilman Care Center. John was born Sept. 9, 1935 in Stanley, the son of the late Arnold & Irene (Yeager) Walsdorf.
He grew up in Stanley, attended St. Ann’s Parochial School and Stanley-Boyd High School, graduating in 1953.
John then entered the U.S. Army, proudly serving his country for two years. After his discharge, he attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in mathematics.
John began his career in the field of banking, attending and completing three years of American School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was employed at the F&M Bank of Stanley where he held the positions of cashier and Vice President for 35 years until his retirement in 1995.
On February 8, 1964, John married Marian Voytovich at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Stanley. The couple resided in Stanley their entire life, enjoying summer weekends at Lake of the Pines, Winter, Wis., and their winters in Port Charlotte, Fla. since 1999.
Throughout his life, John enjoyed bowling, playing cards, golfing, his fishing and hunting trips with his buddies as well as the years of travel to the Caribbean, Europe, and other destinations with friends and family. Treasured most were the family trips taken in the last ten to twelve years.
John was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and served on the Board of Directors of F&M Bank and as President while on the Board of Directors of Victory Memorial Hospital for nine years. He was an active past member of various local organizations of which include the Knights of Columbus, Stanley Area Historical Society, Stanley Commercial Club and the Community Chest.
Survivors include: his wife Marian of Stanley; two daughters, Diane (Seth) Montgomery of Woodbury, MN, and Jill (Chris) Jarvis of Naples, FL; and four grandchildren, Jacob, Michael and Mckayla Montgomery of Woodbury, MN and Samantha Jarvis of Naples, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 18, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, Stanley. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends and family may call from 3-7 p.m. Sunday evening at the Plombon Funeral Home with a parish rosary being held at 6:30 p.m.
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