Viola E. (1922 - 2008)
Surnames: Weidman, Beilfuss, Kellner, Prestebak, Gilbert, Michalski, Ketterjahn, Eurick
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 18 Nov. 2008
Weidman, Viola E. (6 Oct. 1922 - 15 Nov. 2008)
STURGEON BAY -- Viola E. Weidman, 86 years, of 1428 Texas St., in Sturgeon Bay, passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 15, 2008, at Door County Memorial Hospital.
She was born Oct. 6, 1922, in Dorchester, the daughter of William and Helen (Beilfuss) Kellner. After graduating from Dorchester High School in 1939, she moved to Milwaukee attending Spencerian College and later was employed in the office at Weyenberg Shoes for a number of years. She corresponded with Raymond Weidman while he was on active duty for the army in the South Pacific during World War II. They married on June 22, 1946, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Dorchester, Wis. They purchased a dairy farm in Door County, in the town of Sevastopol, and operated this farm together for 25 years. After her husband's death, she worked at Sevastopol School until her retirement. Viola enjoyed gardening. Viola is survived by her daughter, Donna Weidman of Eau Claire; son, Richard (Mari) Weidman of Sturgeon Bay; one grandson, Eric attending UW-River Falls; sister, Myrtle Prestebak of Dorchester; sister-in-law, Margaret Gilbert of Sturgeon Bay; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond; two brothers, Walter and Raymond Kellner; infant sister, Leona Kellner and her sister, Frieda Eurick.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Darrick Kolterjahn officiating. Following the reception, burial will be made at Bayside Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made in her name for the Door County Senior Center, Transportation Fund. A special thanks to the staff and doctors of the first floor at Door County Memorial Hospital, especially Dr. Michalski, for their kind and compassionate care shown to our mother.
Huehns Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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