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From Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press, 12 June 1951, page 14.

William F. Wieland
1863-1951


William F. Wieland

William F. Wieland, 88, a well-known Elkhart Lake resident, passed away at his home Monday following a short illness.

He was born in Voltho, Brandenburg, Germany, and came to America when he was 13 years of age. He was married to Miss Sophia Urban on May 5, 1888, in the town of Rhine.

The couple lived in Sheboygan for a short time, then lived 38 years on a farm two miles southeast of Elkhart Lake. In 1920 they moved to the village. She passed away in 1928.

Survivors include three sons, Fred and Walter of Plymtouh and Andrew of Elkhart Lake; one daughter, Mrs. Adolph (Bertha) Graf of Belvidere, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, August, of Plymouth; and two sisters, Mrs. J. J. Gardiner and Mrs. Alice Andrews of Plymouth.

One son, Harry, who died in 1936, two sisters and three brothers preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at the Raeder Funeral home, Elkhart Lake. The Rev. Paul A. Olm will officiate and burial will be in the Elkhart Lake cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the funeral home from noon Thursday until the hour of services on Friday.


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