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David A. Wiedeman

Jun 27, 2014 - Staff

David A. Wiedeman died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Veterans Medical Center in Albuquerque, N.M. He was 66 years old.

Per his request, there will be no services. Burial will be at a later date at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, N.M.

David A. Wiedeman was born Jan. 13, 1948, in Scottsbluff, Neb.

He graduated from Jackson High School in 1966 and attended school in Scottsbluff, Neb., where he played football and baseball and competed in track.

On Nov. 9, 1971, he married Beverly Wiedeman in the Trinity Lutheran Church.

He was a commercial construction superintendent who helped build several buildings in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and throughout the southwest. He helped build the St. Stephen's High School, some of the buildings at Central Wyoming College, the gym in Jeffrey City and the Riverton Branch Library.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

His family said he was proud of his children and his grandchildren, always helping coach their sports teams. He also loved to go fishing and camping, wood carving, painting, going to the casino with his wife and playing guitar. He was a fan of the Denver Broncos, Colorado Avalanche and the New York Yankees.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Beverly Wiedeman, of Edgewood, N.M.; children Jason Wiedeman of Odessa, Texas, and daughter and son-in-law Lisa and Chris Lovato; granddaughters Isabelle and Callie Lovato of Edgewood, N.M.; mother Betty Wiedeman of Riverton; sister and brother-in-law Fredella and Richard Busch of Riverton and their children Spencer Busch of Riverton and Shawna and Tim Rice of North Dakota and their sons Seth and Dalton Rice; sister-in-law Barbara Fournier and family; brothers-in-law Larry Wilcox and family and Terry Wilcox and family; dog Alley; and cat Willie.

He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Wiedeman; grandparents Alec and Marie Groskop and Dave and Margaret Wiedeman; in-laws Al and Billie Wilcox; numerous aunts and uncles; and nieces Moeniqua Produit and Michelle Allan.

Memorial contributions can be made to www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/davewiedeman.

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