Obit: Wepfer, Julia (1902-1999)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Wepfer, Shannon, Griffin, Quast, Craft

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (13 August 1999)

WHITEWATER--Julia Wepfer, 96, of Whitewater, died August 10, 1999, at her daughter's home in Whitewater.

Funeral Mass were held today at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Whitewater with the Re. Jim Godin, officiating. Burial will be today at St. Anthony's Catholic in Loyal.

Olson Funeral Home in Whitewater assisted the family with the arrangements.

She was born November 25, 1902, in Avoca, the daughter of Dennis and Johannah (nee Griffin) Shannon. She married Emil A. Wepfer on February 12, 1927,in Avoca. He preceded her in death on March 7, 1973.

She graduated from Edgewood Academy in Madison and then graduated from Platteville Normal School and taught school in Iowa County and Loyal areas. She was co-owner and operated Wepfer Drug Store in Loyal for 37 years.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post for 69 years and a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Whitewater.

She is survived by one son, Tom (Jan) Wepfer of Loyal and one daughter, Barbara (Allen) Quast of Whitewater. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by an infant son in 1935 and a granddaughter, Lynnette Craft in 1999.



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