Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Walter Weirauch

   Walter A. Weirauch, 87, of 2516 S. M-18, Beaverton, died Monday, Sept. 14, in the Gladwin Area Hospital. Born in Germany on July 16, 1894, he came to Saginaw in 1895 and to Gladwin County in 1957. Mr. Weirauch was a brick and stone mason in construction in Saginaw and Gladwin Counties. He was a charter and life member of the DAV of Saginaw and a member of the Bricklayers Union. Mr. Weirauch served in the cavalry in the Mexican Border War of 1916-17 and the U.S. Army during World War I, fighting in the battle of Chateau Thierry, Meuse, Belleau Wood and the Argonne Forest where he was wounded.

   Mr. Weirauch and the former Mary Moon were married November 6, 1920, in Saginaw. Besides his wife, he is survived by 3 sons, Robert of Naples, Fla., Walter Jr. of Bay City and Donald of Edgewood, N.M.; 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. A military funeral will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. The Gladwin County VFW, DAV and American Legion Posts will officiate and burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemete.

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Sacred Heart Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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