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Lester "Les" Wieland

February 27, 1940 ~ July 27, 2022 (age 82)


Lester F. “Les” Wieland, 82, of Iowa City, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Crestview Specialty Care in West Branch.  A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2022 at the Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Riverside.  A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery at a later date.  Following the funeral mass, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the St. Mary’s Church.  Memorials may be directed to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (  Online condolences may be left for the family at  

Lester was born February 27, 1940 at home in rural Lone Tree, Iowa, the son of Robert and Delpha (Stolley) Wieland. He graduated from Lone Tree High School. Les served honorably in the United States Navy. He was united in marriage to Jolene Heitzman on May 11, 1963 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside.

Lester was the Assistant Manager for City Electric Supply in Iowa City. He was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church where he served on the council. He was a devoted volunteer in donating blood.   Lester really loved attending/cheering/supporting all of his grandkids’ games/activities and also enjoyed fishing, golfing and working on their farm.

Lester will be deeply missed by his wife, Jolene Wieland of Iowa City; son, Chuck (Janet) Wieland of Riverside; son, Chet (Mindy) Wieland of Riverside; grandchildren: Kaitlyn (Alex) Tucker, Emily Wieland, Mitchell (Madi) Wieland, Nate Wieland and Ty Wieland; great-grandchildren: Henry and Brooks Tucker; brother, Larry (Janice) Wieland of Riverside; brother, Rob   “Dennis” (Kelly) Wieland of Sun City West, AZ; sister-in-law, Rose Peterson; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ronald Wieland; and nephew, Theodore Wieland.

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August 12, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Snyder and Hollenbaugh Funeral and Cremation Services
111 Greene Street
Riverside, IA 52327

Funeral Mass
August 13, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
360 Washburn Street
Riverside, IA 52327

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