Steve Wiegand, 61, of Salina, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
He was born Feb. 3, 1952 in Inman, the son of Robert and Ernestine (Trissell) Wiegand.
He is survived by:
Sister: Caroline Gray of Abilene
Brother: Gary Wiegand of Las Vegas
Son: Steven (Jerilane) Wiegand
Daughter: Stephanie (Jon) Cooke of Salina
Eight grandchildren: Allison, Alex, Landon, Dylan, Courtney, Alexis and Eli
Five nephews: David, Rob, Troy, Kevin and Jeremy
Three nieces: Renae, Ashley and Rae Jean.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Nancy Cole; brother Butch Wiegand and granddaughter Brianna Rodriquez.
He grew up in Salina and attended Salina Tech and worked for the National Weather Service in Salina, Concordia and Pine Bluff, AR. He was a long time contributor to the Salina Rescue Mission among other charities for children. His love of life, always quick with a joke and an ornery smile to follow, was only rivaled by his love for food, especially Cozies. He was a lifelong Royals fan, enjoyed fishing and spending time with family.
There will be no visitation. Cremation was chosen. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth.
Private family inurnment will be held in Gypsum Hill Cemetery.
Memorial may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.