DuWayne E. “Weiner” Molitor, 67, of 223 W. Beutel Road, Port Washington died Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Sheboygan Falls, WI after a few days as a result of an unexpected illness.
He was born on July 5, 1941 in Port Washington, WI to Jerome and Mabel Kibbel Molitor. He was married on February 7, 1959 to Georgine Peterson, also of Port Washington at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. They raised their family on East Jackson Street before moving to their current West Beutel Road home.
Over the years, he had worked at the former DeeBee’s Mobil Service Station on North Franklin Street. A full-service gas station gave him the opportunity to tinker on cars. Later he worked at Freeman Chemical Company in Saukville.
He will be remembered for his pride he took in his cars, his art drawings of which he shared with many and the ultimate Elvis Presley fan. He enjoyed auto racing and local sports teams. Many a day he could be found patronizing local establishments; chatting with his neighbors.
He is survived by his wife Georgine, three sons Rick “Dicko” (Susan) Molitor and David “Bones” (Kay) Molitor, both of Port Washington and Dan (Tina) Molitor of Two Rivers, his grandchildren Taylor Lesh, Justin, Jordan and Katie Molitor; great-grandchildren Payton and Connor Molitor; his sister Pat (Jim) Hespe of Port Washington; his brothers Gary (Janet) Molitor of Port Washington and Michael (Vicky) Molitor of Kewanna, IN, mother-in-law Mary Peterson and sister-in-law Karen Ernisse, both of Port Washington, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He is preceded is death by his sister Carol and her husband Fred “Fritz” Berndt and two infant daughters Mary Dean and Mary Ann Molitor.
His funeral mass will be celebrated at 6:30PM Monday, October 20, 2008 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Port Washington. The Reverend Tom Lijewski will be the celebrant. Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Port Washington. Visitation will be from 4-6PM Monday at the Poole Funeral Home, Port Washington. Memorials are appreciated.