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Carl Wood, 85

Carl J. Wood, age 85, of Bay City, Wis., died on Sept. 24, at his home.

Carl was born on Dec. 6, 1927, in Hartland Township, the youngest child of Frank and Mary (Boland) Wood. Carl married Edna Marie Johnson on Oct. 21, 1950, at United Lutheran Church, Red Wing, Minn.

Carl graduated from Ellsworth high school in 1945, and continued farming for a short period of time. He then was a heavy equipment operator, and later an auto mechanic.

Carl is survived by his wife, Edna; five sons, Craig, Wayne, Timothy (Jennifer), Thomas (Patricia), Steven (Kelly); and two daughters, Rebecca Ridgeway (friend, Michael Cloutier) and Teresa Wood; 24 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces; nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Walter, Vincent and Glenn; three sisters, Ruth Stogdill, Blanche Anderson, June Walsh; and three grandchildren, David, Jeremy and Brandon Wood.

Services will be held at 12 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 4, at Eidsvold Lutheran Church in Esdaile, Wis. Rev. Mary Eide will officiate. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Luncheon to follow the service. Burial at Bay City Cemetery.

Due to the bridge being under construction, please use County Road D and EE to the church.

Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, is assisting the family with arrangements.