Edsel A. Wiegert
Edsel A. Wiegert, 90, of Fond
du Lac, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at Brookdale Assisted Living.
He was born on September 29,
1926, in Fond du Lac, a son of Arden and Ida Kessel Wiegert.
On February 18, 1950, he
married Virginia L. Stelter at Church of Peace, UCC, with Rev. Karl Koehler,
Sr. officiating. She preceded him in
death on April 17, 2006.
Edsel was a lifelong owner
and operator of his own dairy farm. He
had a great love for his farm and John Deere tractors. He enjoyed square dancing and loved polka music. He so enjoyed long truck rides and spending
time with his loving daughter. He was a
member of Church of Peace, UCC, Lakeside Twirlers, The Grange, and Waupun
Prison City Squares.
He is survived by a daughter,
Leasa (Jim) Lefeber of Fond du Lac; three step-grandchildren: Tammy Lefeber, Tracy (Mike) Abler, and Tyler
Lefeber; six step-great-grandchildren: Taylor (Samantha) Nett, Kyle Nett, Adam
Nett, Austin Nett, Paige Abler, and Emily Abler; a sister, Marilyn (Frank)
Ossian of Appleton; a brother, LeRoy (Georgia) Wiegert of Ogdensburg,
Wisconsin; nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews: Nanci (Bobby) Buchanan and their
children: Kimberly and Stuart Doering of
Spring Green, Shari (Kent) Curtis and their children: Amanda and Jacob Adkins
and their daughter, Ella Rose, and Clint Curtis of Eagle River, Ed Bemis
(Patti’s husband) and their daughter Ava Bemis of Plainfield, Illinois, Karen
Ossian of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, David (Chela) Wiegert and their children:
Graciela and Gabriel Wiegert of Plymouth, Minnesota, Peter (Nancy) Ossian and
their children: Cole, Katie, and Eric
Ossian of Denver, Colorado; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by
his parents; his wife, Virginia; a sister, Eva (Phillip) Hasch; a sister-in-law,
Joann (Herbert) Johnson; and a niece, Patti Bemis.
VISITATION: The visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 31
East Division Street, Fond du Lac, and from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday,
February 15, 2017, at Church of Peace, UCC, 158 South Military Road, Fond du
SERVICE: The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m.
on Wednesday at Church of Peace UCC with Rev. Jennifer Dawson and Rev. James
Entombment will be in the
Shrine of Rest Mausoleum at Ledgeview Memorial Park.
Special and heartfelt thanks go
out to Dr. Litman, Brookdale Senior Living staff and nurses, Aurora Davita
Dialysis, Dr. Lee and nurses, and Heartland Hospice staff and caregivers. You were all very special to him. He will be greatly missed.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com.