Edward P. Wiedmeyer
Oct. 5, 1928 -- Feb. 11, 2015
Edward P. Wiedmeyer, 86, of Pima, Arizona, formerly of West Bend, passed away at home on Feb. 11, 2015. Edward was born Oct. 5, 1928 in West Bend to Ambrose G. and Theresa (nee Wilger) Wiedmeyer.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1948-51.
In 1983, Edward and his family moved to Arizona.
Prior to relocating to Arizona, Edward worked as a machinist for 18 years for the Gehl Co.
In Arizona, he was employed with the Department of Corrections as a security officer until he retired.
Edward's favorite hobbies were bowling, playing cards, and prospecting. He loved to read and listen to polka music.
He brought smiles to everyone with whom he shared his crazy jokes and stories. Edward is survived by his children, son Tim Wiedmeyer of Pima, Arizona, and daughter Shari (Tim) Beville of Phoenix; his four grandchildren, Jessica Sprout of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Virginia (Marco) Garcia of Safford, Arizona, and Tabatha and Syrena Wiedmeyer of Pima, Arizona; great-grandson, Titus Wiedmeyer; and other family and friends in both Arizona and Wisconsin.
He was preceded in death by his parents and was the last surviving sibling to his brothers John, Ray, Paul, Tom, Joe, Henry and Ambrose; and his sister Ellie.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at the McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel, 112 E. Main St., Safford, Arizona.