Obit: Weihrouch, William E. (1934 - 2014)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Teeter, Weihrouch,
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 6/11/2015
Weihrouch, William E. (14 APR 1934 - 27 JUL 2014)
William E. Weihrouch peacefully passed away in Oregon.
William was born April 14, 1934 in Hannibal. He spent his childhood in Wisconsin and graduated from Chippewa Falls High School in May 1952.
He joined the navy June 16, 1952. He met and married his wife Anna A. Teeter on December 6, 1954 while he was stationed in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was transferred to the Philippines and Anna joined him at a later date.
William got out of the Navy in 1957 and moved his family back to Chippewa Falls. He attended college for two years in Eau Claire.
He reenlisted in 1959 and stayed in the Navy 11 years in all. He went to work in the electronics industry after leaving the Navy. He left Watkins Johnson, Palo Alto CA, after 10 years and bought a boat marina in Lakeside Oregon. He sold Lakeside marina in 1980 and William, Anna and family moved to San Jose, CA.
He lived in California until their retirement in 1995 at which time they moved back to North Bend, Oregon and lived there until his death in 2014.
William was a strong American and a hard-working man who believed in America’s freedom. He was a lover of the outdoors. He loved camping, backpacking, boating and spent many hours researching his family genealogy and World War II history. He has many hobbies and put 100 percent into everything he tries. He lived a very full life.
William is survived by his wife Anna of 59 ½ years, son William Jr., Colorado; son John (Paula), California; daughters Katherine Leslie (Tom) Van Diepen; Kim (Greg) Goheen; grandsons Tyler Castro, David and Alex Weihrouch; granddaughter Niki (Jared) Green; great grandchildren Jacob, Reilly, Rachel and Kay Leigh.
Funeral services for William E. Weihrough will be held at New Hope Presbyterian Church, W14520 CTH M, Gilman on June 20 at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to either the Alzheimer’s Association at http://www.alz.org/ or the American Heart Association at http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/ in his name.
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