Albert “Al” Bernard Wieberg, 89, Westphalia, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at the University Hospital in Columbia as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident March 3, 2023.
He was born June 21, 1933, to the late Adam Frank and Myrtle Helen (Replodge) Wieberg in Argyle,
He served his country in the U. S. Army for two years.
Al was united in marriage to Rosalia Christine Hoeller May 24, 1958 in Meta.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Westphalia and the American Legion Post 544, also in Westphalia, for over 50 years, as well as being the treasurer for many of those years. In 2006, the Westphalia Lions Club awarded him the Alphonse J. Schwartze Award for his distinguished service to civic affairs in Westphalia. Al recently served as the Grand Marshal of the 2022 Westphalia Christmas Parade.
During his working life, he was employed by Von Hoffman Press for 42 years.
Al enjoyed horses, fiddle playing, repairing lawnmowers, and always had a story or joke to share. He was an avid musician who played in the Country Boys Band and competed in several fiddle contests.
Al served his community in various ways which included the maintenance of the St. Joseph Catholic Church’s clock and bells and Westphalia Senior Citizen Housing. He was always willing to lend a hand when needed. Most importantly, Al will be remembered for his love of his family, friends and life in general. He will be dearly missed.
Al was preceded in death by wife, Rosalia (Hoeller) Wieberg; parents, Adam and Myrtle; daughter, Jo Ann Wieberg; son, Darrell Wieberg; sister, Rose Veit and husband Roderick; brother, Lawrence Wieberg; sister, Mary Ann Laughlin and husband J.C.; brother, Joseph Wieberg and wife Viola; brother, John Wieberg; and sister-in-law, Judy Wieberg.
He is survived by children, Ronald Wieberg and wife Peggy of Vienna, Delbert Wieberg of Westphalia, O’Neil Wieberg and wife Amy of Taos and Nancy Wieberg of Jefferson City; grandchildren, Timothy Wieberg and wife Crystal, Rachelle Ocheskey and fiancé Mark Sundermeyer, Holly Wulff and husband Patrick, Jade Moeller and husband Matthew, Chase Wieberg and friend Madison Smith and Kylie Wieberg and fiancé Jeremy Kee Jr.; great-grandchildren, Kadyn McCormack, Alex Wieberg, Claire, Evan and Sophia Wulff, Nash and Hattie Sundermeyer and Elouise Moeller; brothers, Adam Wieberg, Jr. and wife Kay of Vienna, Virgil Wieberg of Marys Home and William “Bill” Wieberg and wife Vickie of New Bloomfield; and sister-in-law, Marcella Wieberg.
Mass of Christian burial was held Saturday, March 11, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Dylan Schrader officiating. Interment was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Westphalia.
Memorial contributions suggested to the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Westphalia.
Arrangements entrusted to Hilke-Millard Family Chapel in Westphalia.
Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.