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Friday, April 28, 2023
4:00 - 6:00pm (Central time)
Saturday, April 29, 2023
10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)
Anne Lindsey Wiesner, age 100, passed away at the Eldora Care Center on April 18, 2023. Anne was born at home during a blizzard on Jan. 31, 1923, to Cecil (Lindsey) and Luther R. Wilson in Chisholm, Mn. Anne attended the Chisholm school system and went on to graduate from the University of Iowa in June, 1946. During Anne's youth she enjoyed ice skating, skiing, swimming and beating the boys at the July4 bicycle races. In adulthood she continued athletic activities and listened to classical music and read her Louis L'Amour westerns. Anne was well known for her listening skills and giving you options.
She was married to Edward J. Wiesner on Sept 8, 1946. During her life in Eldora, she led Girl Scouts, participated in Business and Professional Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, and as an associate of the Sisters of Mercy in Cedar Rapids. Iowa. After working for 35 years at the State Training School she spent her winters in Rockport, Tx.
Anne is survived by her son Edward J (Linda) in Mascoutah, Il. daughters, Cammie Annis (Waterloo) Callie (Eldora) and Cindy (Mike) Yantis, Pocatello, Id. 10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward, siblings Ralph and Callie, her son in law, N. S. "Hap" Annis, a granddaughter in law Abbie Annis.
The Visitation will be held on April 28 from 4p.m. to 6p.m. in Eldora at Creps Abels funeral home. The funeral Mass will be at St. Marys Catholic Church in Eldora at 10 a.m. on April 29. Memorials may be given to the Eldora Ambulance Service.