Obituaries

Walter John Wieberg

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Walter John Wieberg, 88, of Argyle, departed this life on Friday, January 16, 2015, in the Capital Region Medical Center, Jefferson City. He was born on February 21, 1926, in Argyle, a son of Emil Adam and Mary Mathilda (Kampeter) Wieberg, Mr. Wieberg was united in marriage on May 15, 1971, in Jefferson City, to the former Miss Marie Helen Kramer, who preceded her husband in death on December 11, 2004. He was a lifelong member of the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Argyle, a United States Army Veteran of World War II, a member and past commander of the Argyle Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America Post No. 8045 and a member of the Argyle Knights of Columbus Council No. 2047. Activities Mr. Wieberg especially enjoyed through the years included playing cards, bowling, meticulously caring for his lawn and flower beds, being an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, gardening and feeding Humming Birds. During his working life, he had been employed by the Vic Wulff Charcoal Kilms, Vienna, for many years and later by Westinghouse (now ABB), Jefferson City, for 11 years, prior to his retirement in 1991. Those left to mourn the passing of Mr. Wieberg include: two brothers, Leander Wieberg and his wife, Lucille of Union and Ambrose Wieberg of Argyle; nephews; nieces; great-nephews; great-nieces; and many other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by: his father, Emil, on March 31, 1982; his mother, Mary, on September 23, 1985; three brothers, Herbert Wieberg, Edwin Wieberg and Cletus Wieberg; and four sisters, Loretta Schaffer, Balbina Wieberg, Odillia Wieberg and Flora Wieberg. All of the visitation for Mr. Wieberg will be held in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, in Argyle, from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, with Vigil Prayers at 5 p.m. and VFW Memorial Ceremony at 7 p.m., followed by the Knights of Columbus Rosary Service and from 9-10 a.m., on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, prior to the funeral Mass. The Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Wieberg will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, in Argyle, with the Rev. James Finder as the Celebrant. Interment with full military honors will be in the St. Aloysius Cemetery under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes. Memorial contributions for Masses or Memorials to the Argyle Volunteer Fire Department are suggested by the family of Mr. Wieberg c/o Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes, P.O. Box 250, Vienna, MO 65582. Online condolences may be shared with the family of Mr. Wieberg at www.birminghammartinfuneralhomes.com

Published January 20, 2015