Sylvia D. “Susie” Wedig
Sylvia D. “Susie” Wedig, 91, of Belmont, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 9, 2019 at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at St. Philomena Catholic Church, Belmont. Father Michael Tarigopula will officiate. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Belmont. Friends may call from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, or from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the mass on Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Sylvia “Susie” Wedig Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.melbyfh.com.
Sylvia was born on July 15, 1928 in Kieler, Wisconsin, the daughter of George and Mary (Kunkel) Kieler. She was united in marriage to Wallace J. Wedig on May 26, 1948 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kieler. Together they farmed in the Belmont area. Sylvia was a member of the St. Philomena Altar Society and was also a member of the Kitchen Band. In her 50’s, she acquired her GED. In her free time, she enjoyed playing cards, bingo, crafting, gardening, dancing, and her making her infamous chocolate chip cookies. After moving to town, she worked at the Belmont Elementary School lunchroom where she enjoyed working and getting to know the students and staff.
Those left to cherish Susie’s memories include her children, Patrick (Mary) Wedig, Mary (Ron) Muller, Gerard (Bev) Wedig, Paul (Jane) Wedig, Jane (Jim) Pickel, and Sue (Dan) Baert; sister, Sr. Angeline Kieler, OSF; daughter-in-law, Karen (Steve) Loeschen; 26 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; in-laws, Ruth Kieler, Bernie (Wedig) Weigel, Gary Lovell, Tom and Rita Wedig, and Sarah Klein; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Wedig; son, John Wedig; grandson, Daniel Baert; three brothers, Joe (Mary), Eddie (Berniece), and Lawrence Kieler; three sisters, Katherine (Vincent) Loeffelholz, Lizzie (Jerry) Van DeWeil, and Louise Kieler; and in-laws, John Norbert Wedig, Leo Wedig Jr., Joan Lovell, Sr. Mary Sharon Wedig, RSM, and Dick Klien. The family would like to Thank the staff from Epione Pavilion and Grant County Hospice for the wonderful care provided.
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