Photo: Kenneth/Wiegand/Morris/1936-2020

Kenneth Noah Wiegand, 83, of Morris IL, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 in Morris. 

He was born in Beatrice, Nebraska on May 14, 1936 to Noah H. and Helen (Kiesow) Wiegand.  He was baptized by Rev. H.E. Wildgruben at Emmaus Lutheran Church.  He was confirmed April 2, 1950 by Rev. E. Frese at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Beatrice).  He attended Lutheran school from 1945 – 1950, then Beatrice High School until moving to Missouri in Feb, 1954.  He graduated from Lutesville High School, May 1954.  He joined the Natural Gas Pipeline, Company of America on Oct. 15, 1954.  On January 7th, 1959 he was drafted into the US Army where he served as a dental assistant at Fort Myer, Arlington Virginia.  He was honorably discharged from the Army on Jan 6th, 1961 and re-joined NGP where he worked until his retirement in March 1996.  He married Dolores (Wright) Wiegand on July 3rd, 1962 at Trinity Lutheran in Herscher IL.

Kenneth is survived by his wife Dolores, brother Ronald, children Laurie (Michael)  Applebee, Terri (Gary) Gillette,  Sherri (Jim Mack) and Kerry (Abby) Wiegand, grandchildren, Andy (Mariah), Alex, Aaron (Emily), Austin, and Arik Applebee, Alyssa(Michael)  Larson, Nora and Teddy Wiegand,  and great-grandchildren Tanner and Audra Applebee, and Lincoln Larson. 

He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Alan.

A private family graveside service will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to Friends In Christ Lutheran Church, 1338 Clay Street, Morris, IL.

Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL.  For further information visit the website at or contact the funeral home at 815-942-0084. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting the website.