Lewis Andrew Wiedbrauk
Alcona County Review Harrisville, MI 14 Feb 1952 Page 1 Curran Resident Dies In Florida L.A. WIEDBRAUK, of Curran, aged 65 years, died Saturday February 9, at Zephyrhills, Florida, where with Mrs. WIEDBRAUK he was spending the winter months.Lewis Andrew WIEDBRAUK was born on December 22, 1885 at Ottertail City, Minnesota, the son of the late William Henry and Eliza WIEDBRAUK. The family came to Curran in 1891 when Lewis was but six years of age. He had made his home there on a farm for 61 years. His marriage to Elesta YODER took place in Curran on November 13, 1916.Surviving him are his widow and three children, two daughters and one son; Mrs. Harry DeJARLAIS of Curran, Miss Nellie WIEDBRAUK at home, and Floyd WIEDBRAUK of Curran. A son, Ned, died in France in 1945 during World War II. Also surviving are two brothers, Joseph WIEDBRAUK of Zephyrhills, Florida, and Curran; Walter of Curran; and three sisters, Mrs. Henry BEATON of Harrisville, Mrs. Lewis McFADDEN of Lacota, Michigan, and Mrs. Thomas LaFORGE of Oscoda.The body was brought to his Curran home where a prayer service will be held at 1:30 p.m. this (Thursday) afternoon, and services will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Curran Baptist church. Rev. Wm. BYLER will officiate and burial will be in Curran Cemetery. Palbearers will be Joseph SHAFER, Hugh NOLAN, Ward SMALL, Bert LaFORGE, Wm. NOTESINE and Herbert TRADER.