Rola Harriet Wiedmann

Dec. 25, 1923 - March 13, 2007

Rola Harriet Wiedmann (nee Arndt) was born to eternal life Tuesday, March 13, 2007, at LindenGrove Health Care Center in Waukesha at age 83.

She is survived as the cherished wife of of 58 years to Harry N. Wiedmann; beloved mother of Lynn (Celeste), Wanda, Sandra (Don) Dall, Tamara (Steven) Steiner, Joel, Timothy (Yen-Lane Chen) and Lorna (David) Gebhard; and the loving grandmother of 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by other relatives and many friends.

Rola was born on Christmas Day in 1923 to Edward and Ottilie Arndt of Kenosha. She was a proud member of the 1946 Milwaukee Lutheran Hospital nursing program where she received her registered nurse certification. Rola’s classmates became lifelong friends. She was devoted to nursing, serving many years in public health nursing in Milwaukee and later in Kenosha and Jefferson counties. Rola and the Rev. Harry Wiedmann were married June 20, 1948, in Kenosha. Rola greatly enjoyed visiting with friends and dear ones and sharing her love of music. Her family cherished her spirited independence and the example of her Christian faith. Her loved ones are comforted knowing she is in the arms of our savior. Rola’s family thanks the staff at LindenGrove (Unit C) for their excellent care and kindness.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, March 16, at Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1941 Madison St., Waukesha. The Rev. Michael Turriff and the Rev. Charles Papenfuss will be officiating. Interment will be at 3 p.m. at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Helenville; please meet at the cemetery.

Memorials are appreciated to Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1941 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188.

For more information, call Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 542-6609 or visit www.waukeshafuneralhome.com for online obituaries, directions or condolences.