Eugene M. Wiese, 86

Eugene M. Wiese, 86, of Wabash, passed away at 3:11 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2015, in his home.

He was born to the late Alvin John and Elizabeth Claira (Berndt) Wiese on July 3, 1928, in Chicago, Ill.

Eugene served his country in the United States Army. He married Catherine L. Wiese, she preceded him in death; then he married Mary Louise Jacobs on February 12, 2001, she survives. Eugene was a machine designer for different companies throughout Indiana.  He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Wabash, Indiana.

He is also survived by two sons, Thomas Diehl (Lesli Gritts) of California and John Alvin Wiese (Christa Linn) of Fort Wayne, Indiana; three daughters, Monica Diehl of Colorado, Dorothy Wiese of Bloomington, Indiana and Ruth Everett (Troy) of Indianapolis, Indiana; two step sons, Michael Dean Barnes and Mathew Jacob Barnes both of Kentucky; seven grandchildren, Michael Thomas Everett, Ellen Everett, Ethan Everett, Catherine Wiese, Allison Wiese, Whitney Dyk and Jennifer Wulf; four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church, 173 Hale Drive, Wabash, Indiana, with Rev. Jeremy Yeadon officiating. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery in Wabash, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday at the church. Preferred memorials are directed to Zion Lutheran Church Food Pantry. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are being handled by McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.


Posted on 2015 May 26