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Fred R. Wehman

December 13, 1936 ~ October 29, 2021 (age 84)

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Obituary

Fred R. Wehman age 84 of New Lisbon passed away peacefully Oct.29,2021 at the Serenity House in Tomah Wi. He was born Dec. 13, 1936, to Fred C. Wehman and Esther (Wood) Wehman. He graduated from New Lisbon high school in 1955.  Fred was united in marriage to Shirley Kuehl on July 11, 1959 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Tomah, WI.

Fred lived his whole life in New Lisbon. He drove semi-trucks for over 50 years for Glendenning, Leer, Century Mercury, Tomah transit, and others. He received many million-mile safety awards and retired from teamsters Local 710.

In his younger years he was a hunter and trapper. He built his own wood-strip canoes for trapping and family fishing trips. In later years he logged and sawed the lumber used to build the family home. He had a small farm where he raised beef cows, chickens and pigs. Many of those animals were butchered for friends and family.

Fred enjoyed organizing and participating in the log sawing contests at Wa Du Shuda days and Hustler fest for many years.

Fred is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Shirley (Kuehl) Wehman of Tomah Wi, his children Fred M and Todd of New Lisbon, Lisa (Kevin) Klinker of Mauston and Chad (Miriaha) Wehman of Elroy; Sisters Bev Knothe of Florida and Paula (lrv) Tessmer of New Lisbon- Florida; Sister-in law Penny Wehman of New Lisbon; grandchildren Trisha, Jessica (Jared) Johnson, Destiny, Kayla Klinker, Ethan (Danille) Klinker, Trevor, Travis and great- grandchildren.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents Fred C. and Esther Wehman, brother Jim Wehman, and granddaughter Jennifer Wehman.

The family would like to thank the Tomah Serenity House for all of their wonderful care and support.  Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. 

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 11:00am at the Bethany Lutheran Church (618 W. River St.) New Lisbon, WI.  Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Tuesday at Bethany Lutheran Church from 9:30am until the time of service.  Rev. Wendy Ruetten presiding.  Burial will be in the New Lisbon City Cemetery.  The Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences available at www.harefuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 2, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church
618 W. River St.
New Lisbon, Wisconsin 53950

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church
618 W. River St.
New Lisbon, Wisconsin 53950

Committal
Tuesday
November 2, 2021

12:00 PM
New Lisbon City Cemetery
Welch Prairie Rd
New Lisbon, WI 53950

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