THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Louis M. Wieting
Issue Date: December 19, 2013
Louis Martin Louie Wieting, 62, of Crivitz passed away early morning on Sunday Dec. 15 at his home.
Born April 10, 1951 in Oconto to Louis and Agnes Wieting, he graduated from Crivitz High School in 1969. After graduation, he joined the United States Army and served from 1969 until 1972, with an 18 month tour in Vietnam. Upon leaving the military, he started working for Milwaukee Road Railway, which later became Canadian Pacific railway. He married Theresa Rocheleau in 1978 and they adopted one child, Jonathan, in 1990. He retired in June of 2011.
He is survived by six brothers, Darold (Suzy) Wieting, of Green Bay, Alfred (Holly) Wieting, of Mishicot, Jim (Marian) Wieting, of Wausaukee, Robert (Karen) Wieting, of Mosinee, Gary (Carol) Wieting and Rick (Sue) Wieting, both of Crivitz; four sisters, Bev Shepro, of West Bend, Janet(Don) Dechaine, of Arlington, Wa., Sharon(Dave) Schwartz and Tina Howard, both of Crivitz; a sister-in-law, Cheryl Wieting, of Medford; his mother-in-law, Arleen Rocheleau, of Coleman and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Agnes; his brothers, Jeff and Kevin and a sister, Ann.
He enjoyed watching the Packers and Brewers, hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with his friends and family at the family cabin in Athelstane and at his friend, Dicks cabin in Canada. He loved sharing his love of the outdoors and the Packers with his nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz on Friday, Dec. 20 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. service at St. Mary Catholic Church. Friends and family are invited to a lunch that follows the service.