Wolff, Lee D.
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Lee D. Wolff, 83, Wittenberg, died Monday, January 14, 2013 at the Homme Home of Wittenberg.
He was born on September 13, 1929 in the town of Wittenberg, the son of the late Theodore and Florence (Carlson) Wolff.
On May 19, 1951, Lee was united in marriage to Elizabeth Madson in Amherst. She preceded him in death on October 4, 2010.
Lee graduated from Wittenberg High School in 1947. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in the Korean War. He owned and operated his own milk route for many years and worked as a heavy equipment operator until his retirement. Lee was an avid baseball fan and played baseball for many years. He even had a try out for a professional team which he was very proud of. Lee also enjoyed deer hunting and fishing and was extremely proud of his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include six children, Jay (Margaret) Wolff, Plover, Kelly (Debbie) Wolff, Rincon, GA, Vicki (Robert) Knaup, Tigerton, Karla (Doug) Kunst, Birnamwood, Blaine (Linda) Wolff, Tigerton and Sue (Mike) Hamm, Wittenberg; 13 grandchildren, Megan Wolff, Molly Wolff, Ken (Akemi) Wolff, Daniel (fiancée, Kazuyo) Wolff, Greg (Sally) Weller, Jr., Rick Weller, Adam Weller, Steve Kunst, Sarah Kunst, Jason (Bridgette) Boehm, Cassie (Jr.) Branyik, Bill Hamm and Brian Hamm; four great-grandsons and one on the way, Jacan Boehm, Brennan Boehm, Christian Weller and Michael Hamm; one brother, Lon (Jeannie) Wolff, Wittenberg; one sister, Lyn Wolff, Wittenberg and two sisters-in-law, Beatrice (Roger) Carlson, Wittenberg and Gloria Madson, Wittenberg. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wittenberg. Rev. Michael Larson will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Home Cemetery, Wittenberg with military rites conducted by the Bloecher-Johnson American Legion Post #502. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9am until the time of services at the church. Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg is assisting the family with arrangements. The family guestbook and condolences are available at schmidtschulta.com.
Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home
401 W. Collage Ave Wittenburg, WI 54499
Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on Jan. 16, 2013