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Darlene Wiedeman

Darlene J. Wiedeman, 76, formerly of Wausau, passed away on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at Harbor Haven in Fond du Lac from a short illness.

She was born June 22, 1944, in Wausau, daughter of the late Elgart and Viola (Erdmann) Schulz, and graduated from Wausau High School in 1961. On August 8, 1964, she married George Wiedeman.

Darlene worked at Wausau Insurance Company her entire life and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. After retiring, her focus turned to genealogy research and she put together extensive family histories of all sides of her family and helped many others with their searches.

Survivors include, her children: James (Laurie) Wiedeman, Marathon and Georgia (Keith) Koenig, Wausau; grandson, Kyle Koenig (fiancée Tayler Harlow), Wausau; and her sister, Donna (Arleigh) Utecht, Wausau. She had a special place in her heart for her dogs (Dixie, Doc and Ben) and enjoyed watching the wildlife in her yard and working in her flower garden, while living a simple, quiet life.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at Peterson/ Kraemer Funeral Home, 3400 Stewart Avenue, Wausau. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Stettin Christian Cemetery. Social distancing will be observed and face masks are required to attend.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Marathon County Humane Society.

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