Obit: Wiedenhoeft, Alvin G. (1908 - 1975)

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Surnames: Wiedenhoeft, Fink, Johnson, Walters

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath

Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Wiedenhoeft, Alvin G. (29 Feb. 1908 - 11 March 1975)

COLBY, WIS. - Services for Alvin G. Wiedenhoeft, 67, route 1, Colby, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church. Mr. Wiedenhoeft died at 6 a.m. Tuesday at his home.

Officiating will be the Rev. Robin O. Fink, pastor. Burial will be in the Colby Memorial Cemetery.

Visitations may be made at the Lulloff Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Thursday.

Mr. Wiedenhoeft was born Feb. 29, 1908, in Colby and received his education in the Colby School system. Prior to his marriage he operated the Wiedenhoeft Park.

He married the former Celia Johnson on Nov. 14, 1941, at Grand Rapids, Minn. The couple operated a farm on route 1, Colby, from 1941 until 1966. They then moved to Colby, where he drove school bus.

For about 30 years he was active in Colby baseball, both as a player and manager. He served with the United States Cavalry and was a member of the Colby American Legion Post.

Mr. Wiedenhoeft served as supervisor on the Colby Town Board for 12 years. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and was active on the church school board and Men’s Club and held various church offices.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Woodrow, Whitewater; a brother, Clarence, Cable; and a sister, Mrs. Bernard (Goldie) Walters, Oceanside, Calif.

*Death date was hand written in the margin.



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