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From Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press, Tuesday, 3 April 1973.

Walter Wieland


Walter Wieland, 76, of Quit-Qui-Oc Manor, Plymouth, died Monday at Plymouth Hospital where he had been a patient five days.

Born on Sept. 7, 1896, in the Town of Rhine, he was a son of the late Mr. & Mrs. William Wieland.

On Nov. 29, 1919 he married Mrs. Anna Andrews. The couple lived in Elkhart Lake until 1941 when they moved to Plymouth. She died June 23, 1964.

Mr. Wieland was employed by the Milwaukee Road for 44 years, retiring Dec. 5, 1957.

He was a veteran of World War I, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Plymouth, member and past commander of the Haslee-Doebert-Schmidt American Legion Post 261, Greenbush; member of Barracks 2091, World War I, Sheboygan.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Cecilia) Gersmehl of Sheboygan, Mrs. Raymond (Marion) Nickel of West Allis, Mrs. Melvin (Rosemarie) Lubach of Sheboygan; three sons, Andrew W. Wieland of Plymouth, Earl Andrews of Plymouth and Ralph Andrews of Columbus, Ga.; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Andrew of Elkhart Lake, and a sister, Mrs. A. A. Graf of the Town of Schleswig.

Two brothers preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Salem UCC, Plymouth, the Rev. Lowell Ferguson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Plymouth Woodlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Wittkopp Funeral Home, Plymouth, from 3 p.m. Wednesday until 11 a.m. Thursday and at the church from noon until the hour of services.

Military rites will be conducted at the grave by the Greenbush American Legion Post.

Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home by Barracks 2091, Veterans of World War I.

A memorial fund has been established in Mr. Wieland's name for Salem UCC.

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