Wilmette E. Weidman
Wilmette E. Weidman, nee Aebli, 90, of West Bend, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2006 at Cedar Lake Health Care Center.
Wilmette was born to August and Anna (nee Zwiefelhofer) Aebli on July 4, 1915 in Tell City, Ind.
She moved to Wisconsin at an early age and worked at Val Kuhn Chiropractic office where she met her late husband, Eugene Weidman.
They were married on July 13, 1940 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Milwaukee.
After marriage, Wilmette worked for Held’s Grocery Store in Jackson for many years.
She loved to work with fabrics, creating many works of love. She sewed simple alterations to entire wedding party dresses.
She enjoyed sewing for her grandchildren, quilting from her own designs, gardening and canning.
Above all, Wilmette loved her family.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the church choir, Christian Mothers and a former member of St. Frances Cabrini Parish.
Wilmette will be dearly missed by her son, Thomas (Donna) of the town of Farmington; grandchildren, Michael of West Bend and Beth of Elm Grove; her sisters, Kathryn Monfrey of San Antonio, Texas and Marion (Robert) Stoffel of West Bend; a sister-in-law, Lorraine Aebli of San Antonio; her godson, Father Richard Stoffel of Slinger; other special nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Eugene; two brothers, Pat and Vernon (Louise) Aebli, and a brother-in-law, Anthony Monfrey.
A Mass of Christian Burial to honor Wilmette will be held Tuesday, March 7 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 415 Roosevelt Drive, West Bend.
Father Richard Stoffel wil officiate, and cremation will take place at Paradise Cremation Ser-vices with interment of ashes in Mayfield Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church only on Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. until the time of Mass at 4:30 p.m.
Memorials are appreciated to Cedar Lake Community.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.