Weichelt, William (1899 - 1991)







----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 05/15/1991

Weichelt, William (1899 - 1991)

William F. Weichelt, 91, Bethel Living Center, Arpin, died Sunday, May 5, 1991. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 8, 1991, at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Granton. Rev. Herbert Biermann officiated and burial was in Windfall Cemetery, Granton. Grandsons and great-grandsons served as pallbearers.

William F. Weichelt was born July 8, 1899, in the town of Auburndale, to Ernest and Augusta (nee Auerback) Weichelt. He received his education in the town of Hewitt. After school he began farming with his parents. He later was a cook in the logging camps. He married Dorothy Lutz Oct 14, 1924, in Hewitt. She survives. He then farmed in the town of Hewitt and was a carpenter for many years. He moved to Granton in 1937 and farmed there until 1961. He retired and moved to the village of Granton, but still worked part-time at the sale barn in Granton and continued in the carpentry business until 1982. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Granton Granton Senior Citizens was past church council member and a past school board member for Lynn and Granton Schools.

Survivors include his wife one son, Clarence W. Weichelt, Pittsville two daughters, Mrs. Carole Grobe, Marshfield and Mrs. John (Joyce) Nelson, Yorba Linda, Calif. one brother, Herman Weichelt, Marshfield 16 grandchildren 29 great-grandchildren two great-great-grandchildren three step-great-grandchildren and five step-great-great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and five brothers.

Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton, handled the arrangements.



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