Obit: Wiersig, Ewald R. #2 (1879 - 1956)
Surnames: Wiersig, Sprengler, Hass, Wellman, Dommer, Behrens,
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 07/05/1956
Ewald R. (2 June 1879 - 22 June 1956)
conducted at Christ Lutheran church by the Rev. F. H. Sprengler
Sunday afternoon for Ewald R. Wiersig, 77, who died at St.
Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield. Burial was made in the Colby
was born in Sherman Center, Sheboygan county, June 2, 1879. Later
he moved with his parents to Mower county, Minn., where he received
his education in a Lutheran parochial school. In 1901, the family
moved to Alva, Okla., and four years later Mr. Wiersig came to
Colby, settling on a farm in the town of Hull.
Emma Hass at McMillan, April 20, 1912. She died Aug. 17, 1932. He
was preceded in death by one daughter, his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
August Wiersig, a sister, Emma, and two brothers, Paul and
include two sons, Harold and Reinhardt; three daughters, Mrs. Elmer
(Ella) Wellman, Mrs. Leonhard (Hilda) Dommer, and Mrs. Richard
(Olga) Behrens; and 17 grand children, all of Colby. Also surviving
are four brothers, Ed, Elkhart Lake; Julius, Phoenix, Ariz.; Walter
and Rudolph, Colby, and one sister, Mrs. Henry (Anna) Runzheimer,
at the funeral were Winfred, Donald, Herbert, and Norman Wiersig,
Rueben Hass and Walter Runzheimer, all nephews. Four grand
daughters, Patricia and Carol Wiersig and Gloria and Sharon
Wellman, were the flower girls.
church service, the Misses Dorothy, Marilyn, Muriel and Marjorie
Kieser sang "The Lord is My Shepherd" and "Heaven is My Home." Miss
Dorothy Kieser played the organ accompaniment.
Many relatives and friends from here and from Colby attended the funeral.
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