Glenn August Weideman, 71, a former longtime Baker City resident, died July 5, 2005, at his home in Moses Lake, Wash.
There will be a memorial service for Glenn at Phillips Lake on Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. For more information, call his son Wayne at Anacortes, Wash.
He was born on May 14, 1934, at Mount Clemens, Mich., to Robert and Clara Lipke. Glenn lived for nearly 40 years in Baker City where he made a career as an engineer for the U.S. Forest Service. He worked mostly on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and later commuted to John Day to work on the Malheur National Forest.
Among his many accomplishments, Glenn proudly participated in the design of local forest roads at all scales from logging roads to the Anthony Lakes Highway and sections of Interstate 84.
He also was a veteran, where he competed with the U.S. Army’s national rifle and pistol team.
Survivors include his brother, Roy, and sister-in-law, Carolyn, of Mount Pleasant, Tenn.; a sister, Lynn Berger of St. Clair Shores, Mich.; his two sons, Dale and his wife, Joan, and their sons Eric and Kyle of Pacifica, Calif., and Wayne and his wife Liz of Anacortes, Wash.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 12, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor