GEORGE E. WIDMANN
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for George E. Widmann, 85, of Niland, who died Saturday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley. Bishop Tracy Mattice of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Brawley will officiate.
Mr. Widmann was born Aug. 15, 1916, in Calipatria.
He attended schools in Calipatria and began working there. He farmed for his parents for several years and during his lifetime he performed many jobs, preferring ones outdoors, such as logging, commercial fishing (for mullet in the Salton Sea) and farming. He sold mud suckers and raised catfish and bass on a fish farm between Calipatria and Niland for many years.