Obit: Viergutz, Harold William (1918 – 1966)

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Surnames: Viergutz, Kohl, Denzin, Schneider, Austin

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 11/17/1966

------ Viergutz, Harold William (09 AUG 1918 – 12 NOV 1966)

Harold William Viergutz, rural Colby, died Saturday morning, Nov. 12, at his home in the town of Hull. He was 48 years old.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Zion Lutheran church, Colby. The Rev. David Pankow officiated and burial was in the Hillside cemetery at Marshfield. Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, handled funeral arrangements.

Harold Viergutz was born Aug. 9, 1918, at Marshfield, where he received his education in public schools. As a young man he worked as a mechanic for several years in Marshfield. His marriage to Jeanne Kohl took place Nov. 6, 1943, at Marshfield. After living in Marshfield for several years, the couple moved to a farm in the town of Hull, where they had lived since. Mr. Viergutz was a member of the Marathon county FHA board. He also held various church offices in the Zion Lutheran congregation, including board president, board of education member, trustee, and recording secretary.

Surviving are his wife, Jeanne; four daughters, Mrs. Robert (Rose Marie) Denzin, Atlanta, Ga., Janet Viergutz, Milwaukee, and Susan and Ruth Ann, at home; one son, William at home; one brother, Walter, Marshfield; two sisters, Mrs. Walter (Stella) Schneider, Marshfield, and Mrs. Harold (Irene) Austin, Mosinee. He was preceded in death by his parents, Reinhard and Rosilie Viergutz.



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