Obit: Wiedenhoeft, Estell (1908 - 1977)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Wiedenhoeft, Rushman, Vandehey, Neibauer, Antilia

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

Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Wiedenhoeft, Estell (20 Feb. 1908 - March 1977)

COLBY, WIS. - Mrs. Estell Wiedenhoeft, 69, of 111 Cedar St., Nekoosa, formerly of Colby, was pronounced dead on arrival Saturday at Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids.

Services will be at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Colby. Burial will be in parish cemetery. The Rev. Francis P. Rushman, pastor, will officiate.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at Rux-Lulloff Funeral home, Colby, where a parish rosary will be recited at 8:15 tonight.

The former Estell Vandehey was born Feb. 20, 1908, in Loyal and was married to Art Wiedenhoeft on Sept. 20, 1931, in Colby. She received her education in Loyal and in 1929 graduated from Wisconsin Rapids Normal School. She taught at various schools in the area, with St. Mary’s Catholic School at Colby being her last place of employment.

She had resided in Nekoosa the past year.

She was a member of the Christian Mothers and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Her husband died in 1975.

Survivors include two brothers, Harold Vandehey, Riverside, Calif., and Lawrence Vandehey, Downey, Calif., and two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Madeline) Neibauer and Sister Mildred Antilia, F. S. P. A., both of Wisconsin Rapids.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers.

*Death month and year taken from the SSDI.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel