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Town of Frankfort centennial
(1890-1990)

Pioneer memories,   pp. 77-110


Page 109

Bill Wiederhoeft
Bill & Jean Wiederhoeft
Missionary with New Tribes Mission
Bill is the son of Edward and Verona Wiederhoft, residents
of the town of Frankfort. 1972 graduate of Edgar High School.
He completed a one-year Mechanical Drafting course at NCTI in
Wausau. He was employed at Drott Manufacturing in Wausau
for two years.
He attended New Tribes Bible Institute in Waukesha
where he took his Bible School training. To prepare for foreign
missionary work, he attended New Tribes Missionary Training
in Rochester, PA where he also met his wife Jean. They were
married December 16, 1978. Together they finished the train-
ing, going on to Language school in Camdenton, MO. With their
eight-month old daughter Marie, Bill and Jean went to Brazil in
July 1980 to reach the Indians there with the Gospel, translate
the Bible in their language and see a church established in each
tribe. Since being in Brazil, two more children Regina and Mark
were born. In 1985 they came back to the States for a one-year
furlough. They returned to Brazil for four years and came home
on furlough now in 1990.
The Ed Wiederhoeft Family
Edward and Verona Widerhoeft are the parents of Warren,
Ardell and William. Edward has been a resident of the Town-
ship for sixty-six years and Verona for fifty-two years. Edward
works part-time for the Town of Frankfort and Verona is a
homemaker. Edward's parents came to the Township in 1926
from Germany.
Warren is employed at Western Div. Field Service of Quints
Instrument Co., Seattle, WA., Ardell is Business Manager of Ft.
AtkinsonSchool District and William is a Commissioned Mis-
sionary in New Tribes, Annapolis, Brazil.
Albert Wolff
Albert Wolffmarried Miriam Brown in 1963. They have two
girls, Mary and Rhonda and a boy, Perry.
Family of Gary and Mary Wussow
Gary and Mary Wussow have two children: Kacie (2) and a
new baby, Jay. Gary has lived in the township all of his life and
Mary since 1985.
Gary is self-employed on the farm and Mary is employed at
the Stratford Elementary School as a counselor. Gary obtained
his Associates Degree in Mechanical Drafting from NCTI in
1979. He won the Wisconsin Valley Fair Young Farmer Award
in 1988. Mary received her B.S. from UW-Eau Claire in 1984,
M.S. from UW-Stout in 1990. In 1987-88 she was Regular
Education Teacher of Year for Marathon County Special Educa-
tion Department.
Frankfort Farms
Peter Schemenauer Farm 1987
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