Obit: Wiedenhoeft, Herman J. (1878 - 1960)

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Surnames: Wiedenhoeft, Grosshuesch, Hederer, Bauer, Stock, Laux, Dehne, Mueller, Schnabel, Klessig, Plutte, Walter, Feind, Franz, Nichel, Voge, Posepny, Lenz, Panzer, Bloom, Jandres, Thede, Reckner, Flink, Dondorf, Spann, Duvall, Ashmore, Anderson

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 06/16/1960

Wiedenhoeft, Herman J. (1878 - 8 June 1960)

Funeral services were held for Herman J. Wiedenhoeft, age 82, at the Evangelical and Reformed church Sunday afternoon, Rev. V. O. Grosshuesch officiating, and burial was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Herbert Hederer, Maynard Bauer, Arvin Stock, Edgar Laux, Elmore Dehne and Lawrence Mueller.

Marvin Schnabel sang "Near to the Heart of God" and "I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say," accompanied by Karen Klessig at the organ.

Mr. Wiedenhoeft was born at Lomira in 1877 (1878). He came to Colby at the age of 16 years and worked as a building contractor here for several years. He married Anna Plutte on August 27, 1903, in the town of Colby, Wis. They operated the Colby Park Pavilion for 30 years. He retired from active work in 1944.

Surviving are his wife; two sons, Clarence of Cable and Alvin of Colby; one daughter, Mrs. Bernard (Goldie) Walter of Chippewa Falls; four grand children and one great grand child; four sisters, Mrs. Charles Feind, Mrs. Albert Franz, all of Colby, and Mrs. Roger Nichel of Lakewood, Ohio. Three brothers preceded him in death.

At one time, Mr. Wiedenhoeft was supervisor of the town of Hull. He was well known for his fine Christian character, and, being of a kindly and friendly disposition had many friends.

Out of town people here for the services were Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Walter and family, Reinhold Voge and Miss Olga Voge of Chippewa Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Posepny, William Wiedenhoeft and Miss Verna Feind of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Lenz, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Panzer and Fred Bloom of Brownsville, Mrs. Emma Jandres of Fond du Lac, Miss Marcella Franz of Seattle, Wash., Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Thede, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Reckner, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Flink, Mr. and Mrs. Al Dondorf, Mr. and Mrs. Orland Feind, Miss Viola Spann and Floyd Duvall of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wiedenhoeft of Cable, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ashmore of Hill City, Minn., and Mrs. Ray Anderson of Tampa, Fla.

Wisconsin Death Record

Herman J Wiedenhoeft
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 08 Jun 1960
Residence Place: , Wisconsin
Gender: Male
Age: 82
Certificate Number: 016600

Wisconsin Marriage Records

Herman Wiedenhoeft
Birthplace: Lonura, Dodge, Wis.
Spouse's Name: Anna Pluttle
Spouse's Birthplace: Colby, Clark, Wis.
Event Date: 27 Aug 1903
Event Place: Clark, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Johan Wiedenhoeft
Mother's Name: Auguste Melke
Spouse's Father's Name: Friedrich Pluttle
Spouse's Mother's Name: Genevive Cock
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White

1930 Federal Census, Hull, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, District: 0031, Family 96, Line 56

Herman J Wiedenhoeft, white married male
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany

Household Members
Head Herman J Wiedenhoeft M 52 Wisconsin
Wife Anna C Wiedenhoeft F 48 Wisconsin
Son Alvin G Wiedenhoeft M 22 Wisconsin
Daughter Goldie A Wiedenhoeft F 18 Wisconsin

1940 Federal Census, Hull Town, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, District: 37-30, Family 161, Line 18

Herman J Wiedenhoeft, white married male

Household Members
Head Herman J Wiedenhoeft M 62 Wisconsin
Wife Anna M Wiedenhoeft F 58 Wisconsin
Son Alvin G Wiedenhoeft M 32 Wisconsin

Wisconsin Birth Records

Clarence John Wiedenhoeft
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 09 Sep 1904
Birthplace: City of Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin
Race: White
Father's Name: Herman J. Wiedenhoeft
Father's Birthplace: Oakfield, Wisconsin
Mother's Name: Anna Plutte
Mother's Birthplace: Town Colby, Wisconsin



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