THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Louis Carl Wieting Sr.
Louis Carl Wieting, 90, of Crivitz, died on Saturday, Jan. 15, at NEWCare Convalescent Center in Crivitz.
Born in the Town of Grover on March 23, 1914, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Martin (Anna) Wieting. He married the former Agnes D. Votava on Sept. 24, 1938, at St. Joseph Church in Oconto. They couple farmed in the Town of Little River for many years, the last 32 years residing in the Crivitz area. He was employed by Sterzing Sawmill for 20 years, and also Milwaukee Railroad until retirement in 1977. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Crivitz.
Survivors include four daughters, Beverly Shepro of West Bend, Mrs. Donald (Janet) Deschaine of Arlington, Wash., Mrs. David (Sharon) Schwartz of Crivitz, and Mrs. Tim (Tina) Howard of Middle Inlet; nine sons, Darold (Suzy) of Green Bay, Alfred (Holly) of Mishicot, James of Athelstane, Robert (Karen) of Mosinee and Louis Jr. (Theresa), Gary (Carol), Rick (Sue) and Kevin, all of Crivitz, and Jeff (Cheryl) of Medford; one sister, Mrs. Roy (Lenore) Behnke of Coleman; 25 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents and wife, Agnes, he was preceded in death by two grandsons and a granddaughter; two brothers, Chester and Harold; and two sisters, Hazel and Florence.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11 a.m., at Grace Lutheran Church in Crivitz. Rev. Mark Hannemann will officiate and burial will be in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Middle Inlet.
Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home of Crivitz is assisting the family with arrangements.