Brian Craig Wiethan

August 7, 2013 

BRIAN CRAIG WIETHAN

Brian Craig Wiethan, 46, of Kansas City, Mo., died on July 30, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Wiethan was born on Apr. 7, 1967 in Jonesboro, Ark., the son of James C. Wiethan and Susan L. Wiethan. Following graduation from Maiden High School in 1985 Brian went to the University of Missouri in Columbia for two years before enlisting in the United States Army. Wiethan served at several posts in the United States as well as overseas in Germany. Upon receiving an honorable discharge from the Army, Mr. Wiethan returned to the University of Missouri and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. During his tenure at Mizzou he was a proud member of the PKA fraternity and loved all things Mizzou.

Wiethan spent most of his working career in business and sales in Missouri, Georgia and Florida.

Preceding Wiethan in death were his paternal grandparents, Dick and Peggy Wiethan and his maternal grandparents, George and Norma Schroeppel all of Malden, Mo., uncle, Richard Wiethan and cousin, Stacy Schroeppel.

Mr. Wiethan is survived by his parents, Jim and Susan Wiethan of Bates City, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo; sister, Kelli Wiethan of Kansas City, uncles; Mike Schroeppel, St. Lojuis, Steve (Darlene) Schroeppel of Malden; Bob (Kerry) Schroeppel of Springfield, Mo., and Rick Schroeppel of Washington, Mo. and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service for Wiethan will be held at at 2 p.m. August 10, 2013 at Landess Funeral Home. The family will greet visitors prior to the celebration beginning at 1 p.m. Private graveside services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Bootheel Youth Museum in Malden or the Malden Historical Museum.

(Arrangements: Landess Funeral Home, P.O. Box 260, Malden, MO, 63863, 573-276-4574.)

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