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Muehlfeld and related families



These are obituaries for Muehlfeld and related families: Fedack, Reinhardt, Grandjean, Eisenhauer, Bender.

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Walter, Danny J., 931 Amelith Road, Freeland, Michigan.
Danny J. Walter passed away from being afflicted with cystic fibrosis Wednesday evening, Sept. 2, 1981, at the University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mi. Age 27 years. He was born Sept. 27, 1953, in Bay City. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church of Amelith and graduated from T.L. Handy High School in 1971. Surviving are his parents, Marvin P. and Lila A. Walter; his sister, Susie Wilking, Chebanse, Ill.; three brothers, Mark, Timothy and Jody, all at home; his nephew, Jamie Wilking; two grandmothers, Alma Walter and Bertha Wegener, both of Bay City.
Funeral service will take place 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, 1981, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Amelith. Rev. Arthur Bacon will officiate with burial in the church Cemetery. Friends may call at the Gephart Funeral Home Inc., 201 W. Midland St., Bay City after 7:00 p.m. Friday until 11:30 a.m. Sunday; and then at the church from 1:00 p.m. Sunday until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Valley Lutheran High Building Fund or the Cystic Fibrosis. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 04 Sep 1981, p. D7]

Walter, Edwin H., Auburn, Michigan.
Mr. Walter died Sunday evening December 21, 2003 at his home, surrounded by his family, age 94 years. Edwin was born August 13, 1909 the son of the late Martin and Barbara (Hupfer) Walter. He was a member of A.A.L, self-employed carpenter for 30 years and he developed Walter Subdivision. On November 24, 1934 in St. John Lutheran Church, Amelith he married the former Lora Trautner, she survives him. Also surviving are 1 daughter, Helene (Clarence) Rytlewski; 2 sons, Calvin (Betty) Walter, Rickey (Sue) Walter; 1 daughter-in-law, Shirley Walter; 10 grandchildren: Terrance (Jeannie) Walter, Gary (Lisa) Walter, Tom (Colleen) Rytlewski, Pamela (Dale) Reinhardt, Daniel Rytlewski, Tom and Cindy Walter, Sherry (Brian) Wegener, Kaleena and Julie Walter; 8 great grandchildren: Brandon, Melissa, Megan, Michael, Kyler, Justin, Kayla, Wyatt; 2 brothers, Norman Walter, Alvin (Luetta) Walter; 1 sister-in-law, Alvina Walter; and mancy nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by 1 son, Edwin Walter, Jr., 2 brothers, Oscar and Adolph Walter, 1 sister, Esther Walter and 1 sister-in-law, Violet Walter. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Kerr and the staff of Bay Area Hospice - Center Rd., especially to Terry, Amy, Tammy and Vickey.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 24, 2003 at Trinity Lutheran Church (Monitor). Rev. David F. Sherry will officiate. Committal services will follow at Floral Gardens Cemetery Chapel, Bay City. Ed's family will receive friends at the Auburn Chapel of the Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Home, Inc. on Tuesday from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. On Wednesday morning Ed will lie in state at the church from 10:00 a.m. until time of services. Those planning a memorial, envelopes for Trinity (Monitor) A time to build expansion fund, Hospice of Bay Area and the Lutheran Hour will be available at the funeral home. Auburn Chapel Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Homes, Inc.
[transcribed from The Bay City (MI) Times, 22 Dec 2003]

Walter, Henry A., Auburn, Michigan.
Passed away late Friday afternoon at Bay City General Hospital. Age 78 years. He was born July 18, 1887. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Monday at the Beaver Zion Lutheran Church. Rev. Frederick Reimann will officiate wi burial in Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call at the Taylor Funeral Home, Auburn.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, Saturday, 10 Jul 1966, p. A9]

Walter, Hulda, Bay City, Michigan.
Mrs. Walter passed away Tuesday morning, February 17, 1998 at the Bay Shores Nursing Care Center in Bay City after a brief illness, age 93 years. Hulda was born August 15, 1904, the daughter of the late Andrew and Christina (Feinauer) Schwab in Frankenlust Twp., Bay Co., and had resided in this area all of her life. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Monitor, its Ladies Aid and Auxiliary, AAL, and the Auburn Area Senior Citizens. On October 5, 1924, she married Louis J. Walter, he predeceased her. She is survived by four children and their spouses: Luella (Oscar) Ittner, Rosilyn (Harlan) Taglauer, all of Auburn, Lyle (Alice) Walter, Alice (John) Rivet, all of Bay City; 20 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; a special niece, Loretta (Edgar) Wegener and families and the families of the the late Velma Behmlander.
Funeral and Committal Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 20, 1998 from Trinity Lutheran Church of Monitor. Rev. Norman Aman will officiate. Burial will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery, Bay City. Hulda's family will receive friends at the Auburn Chapel of the Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Homes, Inc. on Wednesday from 7:00-9:00 p.m., on Thursday from 2:00-9:00 p.m., and then at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy, envelopes for Trinity Lutheran Church of Monitor Endowment Fund and the donor's favority charity will be available at the funeral home. Auburn Chapel, Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Homes, Inc. 312 W. Midland Rd., Auburn, Michigan.
[transcribed from The Bay City (MI) Times, 18 Feb 1998]

Walter, Oscar H., Auburn, Michigan.
Oscar, our beloved husband, father, and grandpa passed away Sunday evening, February 22, 1998 at his home after a brief illness, age 86 years. He was born May 4, 1911 in Monitor Twp., Bay Co. the son of the late Martin and Barbara (Hupfer) Walter and had resided in this area all his life. He was a life long farmer of the area, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Monitor, and especially enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. On February 12, 1938 in Auburn, he married the former Alvina H. Kernstock, she survives him. Also surviving are 2 daughters: Shirley (Kenneth) Mosher of Auburn, Bonnie (Leonard) Reder of Kawkawlin; 5 grandchildren: Susan (Dave) Philopulos, Tammy (Steve) Nowak, Brenda (Todd) Pashak, Keri Mosher and her fiance, Dave Prybyski, and Mitchell Mosher; 5 great-grandchildren: Nathan, Caden, and Cameron Nowak, Garrett and Trenton Pashak; 4 brothers: Edwin (Lora) Walter Sr. of Auburn, Adolph Walter of Bay City, Norman (Violet) Walter of Auburn and Alvin (Luetta) Walter of Bay City; and many nieces and nephews. Oscar was also predeceased by a twin sister, Esther.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 26, 1998 from Trinity Lutheran Church of Monitor. Rev. Norman Aman will officiate with burial in Home Cemetery, Bay City. Oscar's family will receive friends at the Auburn Chapel of the Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Homes, Inc. on Tuesday from 7:00-9:00 p.m., on Wednesday from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m., and then at the church on Thursday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution envelopes for Trinity Lutheran Church of Monitor, VNA-Hospice and the donor's favorite charity will be available at the funeral home. Auburn Chapel Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Homes, Inc. 312 W. Midland Rd., Auburn, Michigan.
[transcribed from The Bay City (MI) Times, 24 Feb 1998]

Viola Eva (Goebel) Wehrle (1902-2001)
LORAIN - Viola Eva (Goebel) Wehrle, 99, of Lorain, died Monday evening, Dec. 31, 2001, at Anchor Lodge Retirement Village, Lorain, from advanced years. Born Feb. 20, 1902, in Center Township, Williams County, to Mary (Pahl) and Joseph Goebel, she married Ambrose Mecrius Wehrle and he preceded her in death on Feb. 3, 1983. A homemaker, mother and assistant to her husband on their dairy and crop farm, she lived most of her life in Edgerton. For 10 years when she was first married they started their family in Blakeslee. She had been a resident of Lorain since 1988. A member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Edgerton and the Altar and Rosary Societies, she enjoyed playing piano, polka and square dancing, playing cards, checkers, exercising and spending time with her family. Surviving are her daughters, Mrs. Robert (Juanita) Herman of Springfield, Mass., and Catherine Watson of Amherst; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Agnes Cape, of Edgerton and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert Wehrle; a daughter, Harriet Schrage; her parents; brothers, Crinus and Paul Goebel and sisters, Elsie Goebel and Sivilla Lawnmore.
A rosary service will be held Friday at 6:30 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, with the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Amherst to officiate. Visitation will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in St. Mary Catholic Church in Edgerton followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. in the church with the Rev. Fr. Thomas Oedy to officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Edgerton. Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, Edgerton or contributions can be made to the Viola E. Wehrle Memorial fund at any Fifth Third Bank.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 03 Jan 2002, p. 2]

Weidman, Mrs. Anna, 1935 South Beyer Road.
Passed away suddenly 11:25 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 1973, at St. Mary's Hospital. Age 86 years. Anna Reinhardt was born Dec. 5, 1886, in Blumfield Township and was a lifelong Saginaw County resident. She was married to Harry L. Weidman May 5, 1923. He survives her. She was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and was a former member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Tenth and Lapeer. Surviving besides her husband are one brother and one sister, Fred Reinhardt, Homerville, Ohio; Mrs. Elma Hoel, Madison, Wisc.; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will take place Saturday, time to be announced later. Rev. Stanley Kleen will officiate with burial in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Reitz Funeral Home from Friday noon until 9 p.m. and until time of service on Saturday. Those who so desire may make memorials to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 20 Sep 1973, p. A7]

Weideman, Harry L. (Uncle Harry), Lansing, Michigan.
Passed away early Tuesday morning, June 9, 1980 at a Lansing Hospital. Age 89 years. He was born Feb. 19, 1891. He was a Veteran of World War I serving with the U.S. Army. He had worked at Saginaw Steering Gear for 30 years, retiring in 1957. He was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Bridgeport. He is survived by one niece, Mrs. Katherine Weideman, with whom Mr. Weideman had made his home for the past 4 years, also many grand nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Eastlawn Memorial Gardens Chapel, Holland Rd., Saginaw. Pastor Edward Sproul will officiate. Friends may call at the Palmer-Bush Funeral Home, 520 E. Mt. Hope, Lansing Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.; anytime Wednesday. In lieu of flowers please remember a friend.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 10 Jun 1980, p. E7]

Alfred N. Welly
PIONEER - Alfred N. Welly, 86, rural Pioneer, died at 6:50 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 1996, at his residence, after an illness of several months. He was a farmer and had worked for the Williams County Highway Department. Mr. Welly was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Montpelier, and Sacred Heart Council 5226 of the Knights of Columbus. He was a former member of the Sheriff's Posse and a 4-H leader. He had delivered meals on wheels and received an Outstanding Senior Citizen award. Born Dec. 8, 1909, near Edgerton, he was the son of Louisa Anne (Goebel) and Charles J. Welly. He married Ruth L. Snyder on April 14, 1936, at Edgerton, and she survives. Survivors also include a son, Douglas of Bryan; three grandchildren; and two brothers, Rupert Welly of Laminda, Calif., and Paul Welly of Prescott, Ariz. He was preceded in death by a grandchild, six brothers and a sister.
Services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Edgerton, with Father Frederick Duschl officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Edgerton. Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday at Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton, with scripture services conducted at 5 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of Williams and Fulton counties.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 03 Aug 1996, p.3]

Paul V. Welly (February 8, 1919 - February 5, 2005)
Paul V. Welly, age 85, died Saturday, February 5, 2005, in Prescott, Arizona, where he resided since 1963. Mr. Welly worked as an auto mechanic for many years. He was a World War II Air Force veteran, serving from October 10, 1942, to October 9, 1945. Paul V. Welly was born February 8, 1919, in Edgerton, Ohio, the son of Charles J. and Louise (Goebel) Welly. He married his first wife, Janet Louise Meyer, and she preceded him in death on April 24, 1985. He then married his second wife, Peggy, and she survives. In addition to his wife, Mr. Welly is survived by two sons, Charles (Chuck) Welly, of Cottonwood, Arizona, and Mike Welly, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one brother, Rupert Welly, of Long Beach, California. In addition to his first wife, he was preceded by one infant son, Mark Allen Welly, seven brothers and one sister.
Grave side services will be held Saturday, February 12, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. in Maple Grove Cemetery in Edgerton with grave side military honors conducted by John D. Smith Post #10 of the American Legion. Visitation will be in the Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton, Ohio, from 6-7 p.m. on Friday, February 11. Memorials in the name of Paul V. Welly may be given to ALS TDF Research.
[transcribed from original obituary]

Ruth L. Welly (1916 - 2006)
Ruth L. Welly, 90, of Bryan and formerly a longtime resident of Pioneer, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, where she was a resident. Born March 17, 1916, in Edgerton, to Elsie (Richard) and Alden Snyder, she married Alfred N. Welly on April 14, 1936, at Edgerton, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 1996. Surviving are a son, Douglas (and wife, Linda) Welly of Bryan; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Robert Snyder of Cocoa Beach, Fla. and Paul Snyder of Yuba City, Calif. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Christina Welly.
Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Cemetery, Edgerton, with Pastor Mark Pitman to officiate. There will be no visitation. Krill Funeral Service in Edgerton Memorials may be given to a charity of the donor's choice.
[transcribed from The Bryan (Ohio) Times, 24 Mar 2006]

Worden, Carl O., Birch Run, Michigan.
Lifelong resident of Birch Run died Tuesday, October 16, 2001, at Hoyt Nursing Home in Saginaw. Age 93 years. Carl was born September 26, 1908 in Birch Run to the late Lewis and Tessie (Spencer) Worden. He married Ruth Polzin October 15, 1932 in Saginaw. He had been employed by Universal Engineering, Frankenmuth as a machinist, retiring in 1973. Surviving are wife Ruth; four sons and their spouses, Ronald (Michelyne) Worden, Gary (Carol) Worden, Alan Worden, Brian (Wilma) Worden, all of Birch Run; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four brothers, George, Arlan, Leslie and Vernal Worden. Carl was also preceded in death by brothers, Howard and Gerald Worden.
No memorial service will be held. Cremation has taken place. Those desiring to make memorial contributions may wish to consider Hoyt Nursing Home Resident's Council. Arrangements by the O'Guinn Family Funeral Home, Krauss-Torhan Chapel, Birch Run, Mich. 989-624-9342.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 17 Oct 2001]

Worden, Gary E., Birch Run, Michigan.
Age 65 years. Died Sunday, June 11, 2006 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 16, 2006 at the O'Guinn Family Funeral Home in Birch Run. Rev. Alonzo E. Vincent officiating. Burial in Birch Run Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Garden Historical Society or the Birch Run United Methodist Church.
Gary was born November 1, 1940 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Carl and Ruth (Polzin) Worden. He was a lifelong resident of Birch Run. Gary graduated from Birch Run High School in 1958. He married Carol Wolgast April 6, 1963. He was employed with GM's AC Delco Division as a die maker for 32 years, retiring in 1998. Gary enjoyed hunting and nature. He was also an avid history buff. Surviving are his wife Carol; children, Ann (Bob) King, Katherine (Donald) Hamel, Laura (David) Burdick, Daniel (Jennifer) Worden and Rebecca (Daniel) Cribbins; 10 grandchildren, Rachel and Aaron King; Lauren, Logan, and Lyndsay Hamel; Isaac and Christina Burdick; Quinton, Nikolas and Marleigh Worden; three brothers, Ronald (Michelyne) Worden, Alan Worden, and Brian (Wilma) Worden; many aunts, uncles and cousins.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 14 Jun 2006, p.A9]

Arthur Wright's Funeral Held
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Klein Funeral Home for Arthur Wright, who died at Hurley Hospital in Flint last Wednesday morning, on his 71st birthday anniversary. He had been ill for some time. The Rev Dean Parker of Montrose officiated with burial in Birch Run cemetery.
Mr Wright was born in Birch Run on November 15, 1879. In 1920 he married Emma Schumann whom he leaves with three daughters and one son: Mrs Clinton Kriseler, Mrs Howard Bowser, Mrs Charles Sproul and Ola Wright, all of Birch Run. He also leaves three stepchildren, Mrs Ray Newland, Flint, Arthur and Louis Schumann, Birch Run; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs Clare Hicks, Mrs George Zuellig, and Mrs Clara Covert, the latter of Vassar.
[transcribed from The Frankenmuth (MI) News, Thursday, 23 Nov 1950]

Wright, Mrs. Emma, 9375 Reinhardt Road.
Passed away suddenly Friday evening at St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw. Age 82 years. Emma Muehlfeld was born Sept. 3, 1881 in Frankenmuth Township. Her husbands, Charles Schumann and Arthur Wright predeceased her. She was a member of Birch Run Methodist Church. Surviving are three daughters and two sons, Mrs. Ray Newland, Flint; Mrs. Clinton Kriseler, Mrs. Howard Bowser and Arthur Schumann, all of Birch Run; Lewis Schumann, Bridgeport; one stepdaughter and one stepson, Mrs. Charles Sproul and Ola Wright, both of Birch Run; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; also three sisters, Mrs. George Polzin, Birch Run; Mrs. Albert Polzin, Grand Blanc; Mrs. Clara Reinhardt, Blumfield Township.
Funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Birch Run Methodist Church. Rev. Peyton Loy will officiate with burial in Birch Run Cemetery. Friends may call at the Klein Funeral Home, Birch Run after 12 noon Sunday until 12 noon Tuesday, and at the church from 12:30 p.m. Tuesday until time of service.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, Saturday, 06 Jun 1964, p. A7]



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