Edwin A. Wolff

Dec. 25, 1924 - Aug. 10, 2006

Edwin A. Wolff Sr., 81, of Watertown, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006, at home. Edwin was born Dec. 25, 1924, to Hugo and Maria (nee Lang) Wolff in the township of Farmington in Jefferson County.

Edwin attended Box Elder Country School in Farmington. He married Charlotte Huebner on Feb. 24, 1945, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Farmington. He served in the U.S. Army cavalry from March 31, 1945, to July 19, 1946, in the European Theater.

He was formerly employed at the Waukesha Foundry in Watertown and Waukesha from 1949 until his retirement at age 65. He farmed and lived at his present address since 1960. He was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Farmington and Plattdeutcher Hall in Watertown.

His hobbies included card playing, going to casinos and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Wolff of Watertown; sons, Rolland (Garnet) Wolff of Waukesha, Roger (Rachel) Wolff of Westfield, Edwin Jr. (Ruth) Wolff of Watertown and Roscoe Wolff of Waukesha; eight grandchildren, Edwin (Shannon) Wolff III, Tonya Wolff, Wendy (Tim) Phillips, Andrea (Tom) Hunt, Craig (Michelle) Wolff, Jason Wolff, Tiffany (Tom) Altschwager and Bobbie Jo (Jeremy) Collins; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Roy Wolff; and two sisters, Marion Kelch and Eunice Wrensch. He is also survived by a number of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, George, Willard, Robert and Edward; and sisters, Betty Lou and Adeline Nickels.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service Sunday, Aug. 13, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Farmington with the Rev. Ruben Schmitz officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

The family would appreciate memorials to Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Farmington, the American Lung Association or the American Cancer Society.

Pederson Funeral Home of Watertown, (920) 261-2113, is serving the family.