Robert “Bob” W. Wiederin, 77, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital following a lengthy illness. Services were held June 17, at St. Jude Catholic Church by the Rev. Mark Reasoner. Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery.
Bob is survived by his wife Karen; five children Daniel (Kristi) of Tampico, Illinois, Bret (Tamara), Curtis, and Shawn (Lisa) all of Cedar Rapids, and Amy (Phil) Bartachek of North Liberty; 11 grandchildren; two brothers Elmer (Joleen) of Carroll and James (Kathy) of Omaha, Nebraska; two sisters Alice (Bruce) Riedesel of Lohrville and Irene (Dan) Wurzer of Farmington, Minnesota; and sister-in-law Betty Wiederin of Glidden.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Merle Wiederin.
Robert Wolfgang was born on Oct. 3, 1936, in Mt. Carmel, the son of Theodore H. and Rose F. (Sturm) Wiederin. He graduated from Glidden High School and then served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He married Karen Ann Ratigan on Dec. 29, 1962, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Auburn. He worked in construction for Pearson’s Wall Systems and Ecolab for many years.
Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences can be left at www.teahenfuneralhome.com.