Edwin Lewis Weymiller, 85, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 doing what he was most passionate about, working the land. Funeral Services were held Saturday, April 15 at St. Peter’s Community Christian Church, New Albin with Rev. William Reese as the Officiant. Interment was at St. Peter’s Cemetery, New Albin with Military Honors.
Edwin was born June 26, 1931 to Robert and Helen (Krouth) Weymiller. He grew up in rural New Albin on his family farm and attended rural Morgan School. Edwin served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany.
October 5, 1957, Edwin married Sharon Ann Witt at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in La Crosse, WI. They resided on their farm south of New Albin for 25 years and then moved to New Albin, where he resided until his death. His family and farming were the loves of his life. He also loved to spend time fishing on the Mississippi River, gardening, and was a master of creating self-made projects.
He is survived by two sons, Douglas (Bonnie) Weymiller and Dennis (Robert) Weymiller; two daughters, Sally (Roger) Emerson and Sue (Jerrold Anderson) Weymiller; nine grandchildren: Leah, Avery, Amanda, Leisha, Heather, Ashley, Corey, Noah and Jasmine; 16 great-grandchildren: Keanna, Collin, Carson, Kendall, Adalyn, Averi, Raeleigh, Raegan, Ava, Abby, Allie, Jaymes, Marian, Brendan, Dustan and Cassidy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon; his parents; and one brother, Robert.
Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing assisted the family with arrangements.