Obit: Wiater, Frank (1908 - 1977)

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----Source: Thursday, September 22, 1977 edition of the Clark County Press

Frank Wiater

A Town of Weston resident since 1951, Frank W. Wiater, 69, of Rt. 3, Neillsville, died Wednesday, September 14, in Neillsville, following a brief illness. The body was given to the University of Wisconsin anatomy department. A memorial mass was celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Henseler officiating. The Georgas-Gesche funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

Frank Wiater, son of Joseph and Henrietta Wiater, was born April 13, 1908, at Green Bay and received his education in schools there. He moved to Chicago where he worked for International Harvester company. His marriage to the former Charlotte Stus took place September 3, 1933, in Chicago. The Wiaters moved to Clark county in 1951, and Mr. Wiater worked at the Tidy-Wood bowl factory for several years. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic church, and a veteran of World War II.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include 11 children, Leonard Wiater of Owen, Mrs. Wilfred (Caroline) Palms of Neillsville, George Wiater of Waukegan, Ill., Mrs. Roy (Mary Ann) Ormond of Marshfield, Mrs. Christine Ormond of Wausau, Mrs. Frances Kleszski of Eau Claire, Cyril and Anthony Wiater of Neillsville, Eugene Wiater of Chili, Chester Wiater of Spencer, and Patricia Wiater of Stevens Point. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and by three sisters and four brothers.



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