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Wilfred T Wiese

November 5, 1933 — July 26, 2018

Wilfred Wiese, 84, of Howells passed away, Thursday, July 26, 2018 at his home.

Memorials can be directed to Howells Community Fund Endowment and Howells Community Catholic School.

Wilfred Wiese was born on November 5, 1933 in Howells to Ben and Eleanore (Knust) Wiese . He attended country school through the 8th grade and then started farming with his Dad, Ben. After serving 2 years in the Army, he married Marjorie Kabes Ridder on August 16, 1956. In May of 1957 they moved to their farm northwest of Howells. He and Marjorie had 4 children.

Wilfred enjoyed many hobbies including fishing, restoring tractors and antique tractor rides, going to auctions, and also competing in the Nebraska State Hand Cornhusking Contest. He was a member of S.S. Peter and Paul choir, American Legion Post 155, and the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years Marjorie; daughters Lynne (Mark) Ondracek; Theresa (Clarence) Ernesti; and son Loren (Michelle) Wiese; and daughter in law Norma Wiese; brothers Monsignor Melvern Wiese, and Maynard (Janet) Wiese; and sister Dianne (Dennis) Nadrchal. 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Wilfred is preceded in death by his parents and son Robert Wiese.
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