Obit: Weetz, Clarence J. (1907 – 1966)

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Weetz, Anderson, Christensen, Doland, Firnstahl, Nelson, Smith, Thorn, Wilkins, Anderson

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 01/27/1966

------ Weetz, Clarence J. (05 DEC 1907 - 21 JAN 1966)

Clarence J. Weetz, 58, of Stevens Point, formerly of Abbotsford, died at St. Michael’s hospital, Stevens Point, Friday night, Jan. 21, at 11:25.

Funeral services were held at the Polnaszek Funeral Home at Abbotsford, Tuesday at 2 o’clock with the Rev. Robert Goessling of Owen officiating.

Mrs. James Daellenbach was organist and Bruno Pawlowicz sang “In the Garden” and “The Old Rugged Cross” for the service.

The pallbearers for the interment which was made in the Abbotsford cemetery were Kenneth Anderson, Harold Christensen, Clarence Dolan, Alphonse Firnstahl, Clarence Nelson, and Homer Smith.

Mr Weetz was born Dec. 5, 1907, at Jackson, Minn., and received his elementary education there.  The family moved to Abbotsford and he attended the Abbotsford high school from which he was graduated.

On Jan. 13, 1941, his marriage to Florence Thorn of Colby took place at Colby.  They lived in Abbotsford and Mr. Weetz was employed in the office of L. C. Christensen Company.  For a time, they lived at Milwaukee and in 1948 returned to Abbotsford where Mrs. Weetz died June 23, 1951.

On Sept. 5, 1954, Mr. Weetz and Mrs. Gladys Wilkins of Marshfield were united in marriage and made their home at Marshfield and in 1956 went to Stevens Point.  Mr. Weetz, an accountant, was with the Portage County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation office for six years.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, David, of Racine; two step children, Mrs. Robert G. Smith, Elkart, Ind., and Capt. Jerome Wilkins, McGuire air force base, New Jersey; a sister, Mrs. Adeline Bitter Anderson, Abbotsford; and 13 grand children.




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