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Wilfred "Fred" Louis Weigel

August 1, 1947 ~ September 2, 2018 (age 71)
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Wilfred "Fred" L. Weigel

Age 71 years.  Born to life August 1, 1947 in New Ulm, Minnesota the son of Louis and Mary (nee Welk) Weigel.  Born to eternal life September 2, 2018 at Zilber Hospice in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.  Beloved husband and best friend of Susan (nee Marki).  On Friday, August 31 Fred and Sue marked their 50th wedding anniversary.  Proud father of 3 sons; Bob (Sarah), Russ (Amy) and Michael (Jamie) Weigel.  Loving grandpa of Andy, Rebecca, Madelyn, Abigail, and Hannah Weigel.  Brother of the late Arley (Susan), Karen (Mike) Woods and the late Bryan Weigel.  Further survived by other loving family and many friends.

Visitation Saturday, September 8, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 12130 West Center Street, Wauwatosa, WI from 10:00 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 Noon.  Private interment.

From a young age, Fred was an entrepreneur.  While working as a local truck driver, he started his own business, Spotless Carpet Cleaners.  Fred was an avid collector of antique coin operated amusement machines which led him to become the owner and President of his first coin operated amusement business, P & P Amusement.  Over the years, he and Sue acquired many other companies to form Wisconsin P & P Amusement.

Fred graduated from Bay View High School in 1965 and he organized many class reunions.  Fred was a former President and board and committee member of Wisconsin Amusement & Music Operators (WAMO).  For the past 9 years, Fred coordinated the 4th of July fireworks on Lake Nagawicka.

Memorials in Fred's name can be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Fred was a person larger than life itself.  He will be missed by many and never forgotten. 

Rest in Peace.

 

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