Obit: Weiland, Emil (1912 - 2004)

Contact: Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, February 25, 2004, Tribune - Record - Gleaner

Emil Weiland

Emil Weiland, 91, Spencer, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at the Colonial Center, Colby. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, with a prayer vigil at 4 p.m., and from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, at Community Funeral Home, Spencer. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, Spencer. The Rev. Charles Stoetzel will officiate. Burial will be in the West Spencer Cemetery, Town of Sherman, Clark County.

Emil Weiland was born on April 27, 1912, in Coloma, to Arthur and Mathilda (nee Kromrie) Weiland. He received his education at Liberty School, Spirit. After school, he worked for farmers in the Loyal area. At the age of 20, he bought 80 acres and built a log house and a barn. He married Adelina Schade on Aug. 16, 1932. They had two children, Ronald and Shirley. His wife died on March 14, 1937. He married Marie Loss on June 10, 1941, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Spencer. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on JUne 10, 2001, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Spencer. He always wanted to be a farmer, and in 1942, he bought more farm land. He built all the buildings from logs sawed into lumber from his land. His interests inlcuded fishing and hunting. He was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters, and worked at the town hall for elections.

Survivors inlcude his wife, Marie Weiland, Spencer; his children, Ronald (Lynn) Weiland, Watersmeet, Mich., Shirley Kaiser, Chippewa Falls, Genevieve (Dennis) Hohlfelder, Ladysmith, Charles (Kathy) Weiland, Spencer, and Sarah (Jeffrey) Eibergen, Chili; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Edgar Weiland, Avalon, Ernest Weiland, cadott, Herbert Weiland, Marshfield, and Edwin Weiland, Colby; three sisters, Esther Lee, Tomahawk, Elnora Landwehr, Stratford, and Delores Krenz, Lindsey.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, Adelina; two brothers, Hugo and William Weiland; and two sisters, Mary Borchardt, and Viola Wenzel.

Community Funeral Home, Spencer, assisted the family with arrangements.



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