Lloyd F. Wiedenhaft (1924-2015)

Lloyd Wiedenhaft

Lloyd Fred Wiedenhaft

RACINE – Age 90, of Racine, passed away on Monday January12, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family.

Lloyd was born October 20, 1924 to Walter and Amelia (Meade) Wiedenhaft in Herman, WI.  On April 29, 1950 he married Janice Whiting. They were married for 54 years before she preceded him in death on July 22, 2004.

He worked for Appleton Electric for 33 years before retiring in March of 1987.  They then moved to the north woods of Wisconsin.  In the 1960’s Lloyd operated Lloyd’s Towing and Snowplowing.

Lloyd and Janice enjoyed doing wood crafts and going to craft fairs during their retirement.  They also enjoyed traveling and the many vacations they took with family and friends.

Surviving Lloyd are his children Thomas (Debbie), Catherine, Deborah Urban, and Pamela.  His grandchildren, Jennifer (Randy) Ebert, Timothy (Kelli) Sanchez and Erica Urban.  And his great-granddaughters Amelia and Samantha Hennegan.  He is also survived by his brother Vernon (the late Shirlene), Janice’s family Donna (the late Lyle) Whiting, Arlend (the late Joan) Whiting, Gloria (Jim) Smith, Betty Schultz and nieces and nephews.

Lloyd was preceded in death by an infant daughter, his brothers Roland (Gladys), Harvey (Marge), and Harold, his son-in-law Eric Urban, his grandson-in-law Michael Hennegan and his in-laws Carl (Mary) and Claire Whiting.

A memorial service will be held on January 24 at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 3350 Lathrop Avenue, Racine.  Relatives and friends may visit with the family at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of service.  Interment will take place at Brookside Cemetery in Brookside, WI at a later date.

Special thanks to Wheaton Franciscan Hospice nurses and aides that cared for Lloyd with loving and compassionate care.

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