Harold W. Wiester, 92, of Issaquah, Wash., a former Baker City resident, died on June 26, 2001, at his home.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic Church, 4400 130th Place S.E., Bellevue, Wash. There will be a reception after the service at the church. Committal will be at 1:45 p.m. at the Floral Hills Cemetery at Lynnwood, Wash.
Mr. Wiester was born on June 26, 1909, at Everett, Wash., to Charles “Dick” and Alice Wiester. He was raised in Edmonds and graduated from Edmonds High School in 1927. He married Emily Irene Street at Tacoma, Wash., on May 20, 1939. They lived at Edmonds until 1951, when they moved to Baker City. He and his wife raised their children in Baker City.
They retired to Arizona in 1984 and to Bellevue in 1995 to be closer to their family. Mr. Wiester was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Sharon M. Burke of Redmond and Lorene Colton of Baker City; a son Stephen Wiester, of Anchorage, Alaska; 10 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Friends are invited to sign the family’s online guest book at www.flintofts.com.
Arrangements are by Flintofts Issaquah Funeral Home.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 29, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor