Richard E. Wehrwein, Sharon, WI (1937-2014)

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Friday, April 4, 2014

August 11, 1937 - April 2, 2014

Richard E. Wehrwein, age 76, of Sharon, WI, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at St. Luke Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI. He was born Aug. 11, 1937, in Sharon, the son of Carl, Sr. and Sophie (Altergotte) Wehrwein. He married Doris Yerk May 21, 1960, in Belvidere, IL. Richard was a Navy veteran and retired after 31 years as a purchasing agent for Admiral Corp. in Harvard, IL. He was also a member of the Darien American Legion.

Richard is survived by his wife, Doris of Sharon; three children: Denise (Jerry) Gibbons, Thomas (Cindy) Wehrwein, both of Sharon, and Michael (Cecilia) Wehrwein of Elgin, IL; six grandchildren: Eric, Jennifer, Stacie, Courtney, Jacob and William; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Carl, Jr. of Janesville, WI; one sister, Dorothy (Robert) Wiedmer of Janesville; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sons, Terry Allen and Dennis Jay; two sisters, Sophie and Lydia; and three brothers: David, Christ (Red) and Howard.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, at CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH in Sharon, WI, with Rev. Robert Neubert officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 4 until 6 p.m. Sunday at TOYNTON SHARON FUNERAL HOME in Sharon, WI.


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