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Adeline Wiemann and Kenneth Wiemann

April 15, 2021


Adeline H. Wiemann, 94, of Wausau, passed away surrounded by her loving family on November 15, 2019 at Wausau Manor.  Adeline’s son, Kenneth Wiemann, joined her in the arms of our Lord and Savior on April 7, 2020 with his wife by his side. 

She was born on April 24, 1925 to the late Edward and Lillie (Klockzeim) Kankelfitz. She married Delmer Wiemann on February 7, 1948. 39 years ago, to the day,  Delmer preceded her in death, on November 15, 1980.

In her younger days, Adeline loved going for long walks while meeting and talking with people along the way. She enjoyed car rides and shoveling snow, working in her gardens and tending to her flowers. She also enjoyed playing cards and working her puzzles. Adeline had a giving heart, lived a nice life and always did things her way. She was a wonderful mother, and she will be missed very much by her children.

Kenneth was born September 19, 1948 in Wausau.  He graduated from Wausau East High School in June of 1968.  He then went on to serve in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and served in the Reserves til his honorable discharge in 1974.  Kenneth married Colleen Faith Barnett on October 20, 1984. He enjoyed fishing, bird watching, and reading books.

Adeline and Kenneth are survived by Colleen Wiemann of Wisconsin Rapids, Ruth Wiemann of Wausau, John Wiemann of Marshfield, Bernice Hellrood of Schofield and Esther Smith of Hamburg as well as many extended family.

Adeline and Kenneth were preceded in death by Delmer Wiemann, Janet Wiemann and Arnold, Martin, Gilbert, Albert, and Marie Kankelfitz.

Celebration of Adeline and Kenneth’s lives will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce St., Wausau.  Wes Jedras will officiate.  Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until the time of the service at the funeral home on Saturday.

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April 17, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service
302 Spruce Street
Wausau, WI 54401

Celebration of Life and Visitation
April 24, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service
302 Spruce Street
Wausau, WI 54401

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