Obit: Vetterkind, Ernest Roy (1939 - 2009)


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Surnames: Vetterkind, Collier, Seliskar, Hinke  

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) August 18, 2009 

Vetterkind, Ernest Roy (12 January 1939 - 17 August 2009)  

Ernest R. Vetterkind, age 70, of Gilman, formerly of Withee, died at the Golden Living Center - Three Oaks, in Marshfield, on Monday, August 17, 2009.  There will be no services held and a private family interment will take place at a later date in Riverside Cemetery in Withee. 

Ernest Roy Vetterkind was born on January 12, 1939, in Withee, WI, the son of Bill and Vie (Collier) Vetterkind.  He was raised in the Town of Hoard, in Clark County, and attended Oakdale country school and Withee High School.  Ernie drove truck for Holtz Feed Mill in Abbotsford, and River Country Coop in Owen, for many years.  He had many interests, but especially enjoyed hunting, fishing, the Packers and the Brewers. 

He will be dearly missed by two sons: Rodney Vetterkind of Alma, WI and Tim Vetterkind of Winona, MN; several grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn Seliskar of Greenwood, WI; and many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Holley and Billy Vetterkind; and one sister, Alice Hinke. 

Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood is assisting the family with arrangements. 



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