Obit: Untiedt, Emil W. Jr. (1935 - 2014)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Kohnhorst, Krivitz, Krueger, Untiedt

----Source: The Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 6/14/2014

Untiedt, Emil W. Jr. (26 Aug 1935 - 10 JUN 2014)

Emil W. Untiedt Jr., 78 of Colby, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. Services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford, WI.

Burial will be in the Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Colby. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until time of service Saturday at the funeral home.

Emil was born August 26, 1935 in the Town of Green Grove to Emil W. and Viola (Krueger) Untiedt Sr. Emil attended grade school in Green Grove and was a 1953 graduate of Colby High School. After high school he hauled canned milk and then enlisted in the US Army in 1955 and was honorably discharged in 1957. Emil returned home from the US Army and helped his parent's farm.

Emil married the former Carol Kohnhorst on July 11, 1959 at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Colby. Together they built a house and resided on the home farm. Emil did various farm related jobs such as crop hauling and spraying the crops and from 1971 to 1974 he worked for Meigs Asphalt in Abbotsford hauling asphalt and in 1978 he hauled whey from AMPI . Emil started his own business in the fall of 1979 doing custom irrigation work.

He is survived by his children; Charmaine Untiedt of Madison, Steven (Christine) Untiedt of Abbotsford and Keith (Tammy) Untiedt of Curtiss, grandchildren; Amanda, Reven, Ryan, Tommy and Alyssa, and special friend; Phyllis Krivitz of Colby.

Preceding him in death were his wife; Carol on November 2, 2004, parents; Emil and Viola Untiedt, brother; Greg Untiedt and a daughter; Nancy in infancy. He enjoyed farming, snowmobiling, softball and horse riding. Emil was instrumental in starting the Atwood Ball Park and was a founding member of the Sno Chasers Snowmobile Club which started in the 1960's. Maurina Schilling Funeral Home of Abbotsford is assisting the family with arrangements.

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