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Harry Lawrence "Shorty" Wilhelms 1911-1976


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 6/6/2014 at 23:42:35

Harry Wilhelms
Estherville Funeral services for Harry L. [Lawrence] (Shorty) Wilhelms, 64, Estherville, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Fuhrman Funeral Home with the Rev. J. David Hollowood, substitute minister at Calvary Baptist Church, officiating. The body has been donated for medical research and will be taken to Omaha, Neb., following the services.

Mr. Wilhelms was born June 8, 1911 at Knierum [Knierim] to George and Ida Wilhelms. He was married to Alma Spurling Dec. 5, 1949 and they lived at Sheridan, Wyo. until 1958 when they moved to Estherville. He operated gas stations in the Estherville area and for the past several years he had been employed with Rohlin Construction Co.

Survivors include one stepson, Virgil Watland, one daughter-in-law, Margaret, and two grandchildren of Settle, Wash.; two brothers, Roy, Estherville; and Martin, Great Falls, Mont.; and two sisters, Anna Stiffler, Sheridan, Wyo.; and Mrs. Laura Roben, Sherburn, Minn.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and one brother.

Friends may call at the Fuhrman Funeral Home, Estherville. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, March 15, 1976)


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