Obit: Wieland, Ferdinand (1852 - 1946)

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--Source; Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 06/07/1946

--Wieland, Ferdinand (4 Apr. 1852 - 31 May 1946)

Ferdinand Wieland was born April 4, 1852 in Germany. He was united in marriage to Minnie Amlang of Germany on November 11, 1874, later coming to America with his wife and three children, landing in New York in 1881, and coming to Milwaukee where they resided for a year. They then moved to Spencer, where they had purchased a tract of land, living in Spencer for 8 years. Later they moved to the Wieland homestead at Unity, now owned by his son Walter.

After disposing of their farm, they moved to Colby where they lived for two years with their daughter Minnie. They then purchased a home in the village of Unity where they lived until the passing of Mrs. Wieland in 1921. Since that time he has made his home at Oregon City, Oregon with his daughter Mary.

He passed away Friday morning, May 31, 1946, having attained the age of 94 years, 1 month and 27 days.

The remains were shipped to Unity and funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. from the Colby Funeral Home. Rev. J. A. Olson officiated at the services and the Trinity Lutheran Choir of Unity sang. Burial was made in the West Side Cemetery, Unity.

Pallbearers were Don Nickel, Frank Oelrich, Erny Korth, Frank Korth, Fred Korth and Maynard Yahr.

The flower girls were Mrs. Frank D?arth, Beverly Wieland, Carol Wieland and Marlene Daleman.

He leaves to mourn his departure, his four daughters, Mrs. E. Johnson, Unity; Mrs. August Wellman, Antioch, Ill.; Mrs. Mary H?, Oregon City, Oregon; Mrs. Adolph Lulloff, Dodgeville, Wis.; two sons, Chas of Oregon City, Oregon and Walter of Unity; and one sister, Mrs. Mary Boe, Tulsa, Oklahoma. There are also 18 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and a host of relatives and friends.

His wife and three sons preceded him in death.



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