RICE -- Herman Wiener, 71, Rice, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at St. Cloud Hospital.
He was born April 15, 1929, in Two Rivers Township to Albert and Magdalen (Jagielski) Wiener. He attended North Prairie School District 1178 and graduated from Royalton High School. He married Ann V. Wagner on Sept. 21, 1954. He enlisted in the Army and served in the Korean War. After serving in the war, he purchased the family farm and farmed from 1954-1988. He also worked at the Stone Container Co. for 32 years. He was a past union president with the United Paper workers International Union Local No. 1976 and he remained an active member until his death. He was a member of the Little Falls VFW post 1112, Little Falls American Legion Post 46, the Cooties, Holy Cross Catholic Church in North Prairie and St. Joseph's Society.
Survivors include three sons, Larry Wiener, St. Joseph, Ernest Wiener, Richmond,, and Raymond Wiener, Bowlus; three daughters, Margaret Kerestes, Rice, Louise Reis, Bowlus, and Joyce Patton, Bowlus; two brothers, Jerome Wiener, Michigan, and Cyril Wiener, Little Falls; three sisters, Delores Thomalla, St. Paul, Angeline Kaiser, St. Cloud, and Sister Margarita Wiener, St. Paul; and 15 grandchildren.
His wife, his parents and three a brothers, Aloysious, Ralph and Bernard Wiener, died earlier.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in North Prairie with Father Joseph Herzing officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the Little Falls American Legion post No. 46 and VFW Post No. 1112.
Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until services at Holy Cross Catholic Church in North Prairie. Parish prayers will be at 5:30 p.m. St. Joseph's Society will pray the rosary at 7 p.m.
Arrangements are with Brenny and Simonet Funeral Home in Little Falls.
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