Obit: Widvey, Alberta (1925?- 2011)


Surnames: Schlawin, Thaldorf, Widvey

----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, January 13, 2011, online edition

Widvey, Alberta (Thaldorf) (1925? - January 5, 2011)

Alberta (nee: Thaldorf) Widvey, age 86, of Hudson, formerly of Fountain City, beloved wife of Orlow, died peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 at the Christian Community Home in Hudson.

Alberta was born in Oak Valley, Fountain City, Wis., to William and Edna (Schlawin) Thaldorf.

She was raised in Fountain City where she attended high school, and what is now UW-La Crosse, to become an English teacher. She married Orlow Widvey at Fountain City in 1970.

Together they enjoyed their many travels. Her longest years of teaching were in Osceola, Medford and Hudson. After 40 years of teaching, she retired in Hudson. Alberta was a charter member of Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hudson, where she taught Sunday school and Vacation Bible School. She enjoyed her volunteer work with the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, as well as the local food shelf.

Left to mourn are her husband, Orlow; brothers, Donald (Evangeline) Thaldorf, Jerry (Beverly) Thaldorf and Lynn (Janet) Thaldorf; and her faith family at Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Preceding her in death are her parents, William and Edna (Schlawin) Thaldorf, and a brother, William Thaldorf.

Funeral services for Alberta were held Monday, Jan. 10 at Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hudson. Burial was at Wolf Creek Cemetery near Cushing. Memorials are preferred.

Funeral services entrusted to the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson.

Note: Birth information was not published with obituary.



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