Roger W. Weihing
Roger W. Weihing, 83, a former Iola resident, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Touchmark in Appleton.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Greenville. Interment will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Greenville.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Immanuel
Lutheran School in Greenville, or Fox Valley Lutheran High School.
Kessler Funeral Home in Neenah assisted with arrangements.
Condolences may be offered online at www.kesslerfh.com.
Mr. Weihing was born Oct. 1, 1932, in New London, a son of the
late Reno and Viola (Schroeder) Weihing. At the age of 5, the family moved from
Center Valley to Greenville where he farmed most of his life. He graduated from
Hortonville High School in 1950.
He was married to Helen “Sally” Winter Aug. 20, 1955, at
Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Clayton in Winnebago County. They were
married for 58 years before her death April 29, 2014.
After the marriage, they raised their family of five sons
and one daughter on a dairy farm in Greenville. He retired from farming in 1988
and spent time at their cabin up north and traveling with their travel trailer
throughout much of the United States.
He served on the Hortonville School Board and drove school
bus for the Hortonville School District for many years. He was also active on
numerous committees. He completed the Recruit Police Training Academy at Fox Valley
Technical College and was one of the founders of the Greenville Snowmobile
He spent 10 years of his retirement in the Iola area and the
last three years at Touchmark.
Survivors include five sons, Mark (Chris) Weihing, Rock
Springs, Paul (Karen) Weihing, Hastings, Minn., Tim (Sandy) Weihing, Appleton,
John (Euge Isherwood) Weihing, River Falls, and Joe (Donna) Weihing,
Greenville; one daughter, Kerri (Pete) Adams, Spooner; two sisters, Bonnie
(Leon) Seifert and Dorothy Poe; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Wallace “Wally”