Jerry L. Wiese
Funeral services for Jerry Wiese, age 56 of Corning, who died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at IA Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines will be held Monday, July 23, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at the Roland-Ritchie Funeral Home in Corning. Visitation will be Sunday from 1 to 5 with the family greeting friends from 2 to 4. Interment will be held in the Bohemian Cemetery. Memorials can be given in his name. Memories can be shared with the family on our web page www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to Roland-Ritchie Funeral Home of Corning.
Jerry Lee Wiese was born September 20, 1950, in Atlantic, IA the son of Ernest Eggert Wiese and Gladys Josephine (Slezak) Wiese. He grew up attending school in Corning, graduating from the Prescott High School.
Jerry was a man of many trades. During his younger years he tended the farm and delivered milk. For the majority of his life, Jerry was known as a truck driver and mechanic. He enjoyed spending his time trap shooting, hunting, fishing, riding bikes, telling stories and harassing fruit (Fruit Hog).
Left to cherish Jerry's memory are his children Wendy Wiese of AZ; Codie Wiese and wife Alysia of Corning; Kathy Groves and husband Terry of Afton; Tony Wiese of Arizona; J.J. Wiese and wife Grace of Georgia; Jeremiah Wiese of Corning; and Sharhia Wiese of Corning; his mother Gladys Wiese of Red Oak; two sisters, Mary Lou Stephens of Georgia; and Margaret Queck and husband Gerald; a brother Lyle Wiese and wife Janelle; nephews Adam and Andy Wiese; and eleven grandchildren, Amanda, Taylor, Ivy, Alyssa, Miranda, Patrick, Casey, Gavin, Logan, Kacee and Alex.
Preceding Jerry in death were his wife T.J. (Tempe); his father Ernest Wiese; grandparents Lue and Anne Slezak; and Eggert and Sarah Wiese.
May God grant comfort and strength to those who mourn Jerry's passing.
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