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Deborah Jean Wieting

Deborah Jean Wieting, 63, of Wapella, passed away at 7:06 p.m. Monday (Nov. 19, 2018) at her home.


Her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wishbone Canine Rescue.

She was born Oct. 15, 1955, in Bloomington, a daughter of Clarence J. and Doris Jean Goetsch Bier. She married Paul E. Wieting on Nov. 14, 1981.


Surviving are her husband, Paul, Wapella; her fur babies, Abby and Sadie; her siblings, Robert (Betty) Bier, Bloomington; Diane (Ron) Meister, Urbana; Ron (Cheryl) Bier, Bloomington; Connie (Mark) Witte and Cindi (Kent) Warner, both of Heyworth; and Brad Bier. Also surviving are 20 nieces and nephews and 15 great-nieces and -nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents and her in-laws, Paul Sr. and Mary Wieting.

Deborah attended Trinity Lutheran Grade School and graduated from University High School. Her dedication to the field of healthcare began in high school when she worked as a ward clerk at St. Joseph's Hospital. Deborah went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and a master’s degree from the University of St. Francis in Joliet. She had a long career in hospital administration, ensuring the implementation of federal guidelines and programs. Deborah was a member of the Kappa Delta sorority where she made many lifelong friends. She loved spending time with her family and especially enjoyed doting on her nieces and nephews.


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