Merrill W. Weittenhiller

Merrill W. Weittenhiller

Merrill W. Weittenhiller, 86, of Livingston, Wisconsin, died on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Heritage Care Center, Fairbury, Nebraska.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Livingston United Methodist Church, Livingston. Rev. Ty Hines and Rev. John Oliver will officiate. Burial will be at the Arthur Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the church, and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday. Memorials may be made to the Merrill W. Weittenhiller Memorial Fund. The Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville is serving the family. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com.

Merrill was born on March 19, 1931 in Platteville, Wisconsin, son of William Conrad and Selena Lee “Lena” (Condry) Weittenhiller. He was united in marriage to LaVonne A. Nybo on June 18, 1951 at the Little Brown Church in the Vale, Nashua, Iowa. Merrill graduated from Platteville High School and attended UW-Platteville studying secondary math and engineering for one year. He then went to UW-Madison where he studied dairy industry for 18 months. Merrill farmed from 1951 until he retired in 1996. He served on the Board of Directors from 1982 -1997 of Farm Credit Bureau. He was a lifetime member of the Arthur United Methodist Church. He was an avid Badger fan, he enjoyed following the Packers and Brewers. Merrill enjoyed history, reading and playing cards, especially Euchre.

He is survived by his wife, LaVonne; four children, Cynthia Attaway, Kari (Michael) Fisher, Curtis (Sharon) Weittenhiller and Steven (Susan) Weittenhiller; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carol Dobson and Doris O’Neil. He was preceded in death by his son, Jay and his parents, William and Selena Weittenhiller.

SERVICES
Visitation
Friday, April 07, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Livingston United Methodist Church
415 W Woodward St
Livingston, WI 53554
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Funeral Service
Saturday, April 08, 2017
11:00 AM

Livingston United Methodist Church
415 W Woodward St
Livingston, WI 53554

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