Friday, February 3, 2017 ~ 2:00 p.m.
American Lutheran Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Pleasant View Cemetery ~ Plainview, Nebraska
Camp Carol Joy Holling or American Lutheran Church WELCA
Dr. W. H. “Doc” Weiseth, 99 of Ashland, NE, formerly of Plainview, NE, died Sunday, January 29, 2017 surrounded by his family at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland. He was born August 14, 1917 in Colman, SD to Andrew and Mary (Hegge) Weiseth. Doc graduated from Chester High School. He received his Bachelor Degree from South Dakota State University and his D. V. M. from Kansas State University. On August 3, 1958, Doc married Doris (Christiansen) Richling. Doc worked as a veterinarian for many years in Plainview where he owned and operated a veterinary clinic. He worked with Dr. A. V. Brunke for 15 years. After retiring as a veterinarian, Doc began his many years of volunteer work. Most recently he volunteered at Camp Carol Joy Holling near Ashland.
Doc was a dedicated family man and a servant of God. He had a curiosity for many things and enjoyed woodworking and gardening. One of Doc’s favorite things was visiting with people because he had a gift for making them feel welcome and treating everyone as friends. He was a member of American Lutheran Church in Ashland and the American Legion in Plainview.
He is survived by children: Pete (Norma) Richling, Les (Martha) Richling, Mary (Richard) Abramson and Marcus Weiseth; 9 grandchildren and19 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Doris Weiseth; parents Andrew and Mary Weiseth; sisters: Olga Weiseth and Mildred Andresen; and six siblings that died in childhood.