Kenneth R. Wieseler |

Kenneth R. Wieseler

Kenneth R. Wieseler

Kenneth R. Wieseler, formerly of Carbondale, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at his home after a long illness.

Kenneth was born April 13, 1930, at home in St. Helena, Neb., to Steven C. and Anna (Stevens) Wieseler. He attended schools in St. Helena and Hartington, Neb. He graduated from Cedar County High School in 1948, and from Creighton University School of Pharmacy in Omaha, Neb. in 1952.

Kenneth served in the U.S. Army in the Korean conflict. He moved to Colorado following his service to his country.

He worked in the pharmacological industry for several years before purchasing “Kenny’s Pharmacy” (drug store) in 1964. Kenny’s Pharmacy sold in 1978 following 14 years of operation.

Kenneth married Alice Hackbarth in 1965.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, photography, and gardening. He retired in 1975 due to illness.

He is survived by his wife; son Scott Wieseler; daughter-in-law Kristine Wieseler of Littleton; daughter Kenna Jo Wieseler of Grand Junction; granddaughters Hannah and Sylvie Wieseler of Littleton; sister Dolores Van Osdel of Omaha; and brothers Charles Wieseler of Valley Center, Calif., Dave Wieseler of Murrieta, Calif., and Richard Wieseler of Larkspur.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary in Grand Junction.

Memorial contributions can be made to Mesa Developmental Services, 950 Grand Ave., Grand Jct., CO 81501.

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