Obituary: Albert Wiens

Albert Wiens, 69, died on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Kidron Bethel Care Center in North Newton.

Albert was born on Aug. 2, 1948, in Newton to Wm. Kenneth and Florene (Bachman) Wiens.

He attended Halstead schools, where he graduated in 1966. He attended Hutchinson Junior College and was a 1971 business graduate of Emporia State University.

Albert enjoyed pizza, fishing, go-carts and sporty cars. He especially enjoyed the volunteer work/jobs he was able to provide in the past at Caring Place and while living at Kidron Bethel the past several years. He will be remembered as a “Caring Spirit” and one who was thankful for everything. Albert had a special love and concern for his mother. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church.

He is survived by his mother, Florene Wiens; siblings and spouses, Prisca (Gary) Krehbiel, Gerry (Bev) Wiens, and Wendy Wiens; and many loved nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wm. Kenneth Wiens.

Memorial services were Jan. 8 at the First Mennonite Church of Newton. A public visitation was at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.

A graveside committal was Jan. 8 at the Halstead City Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for NAMI-National Alliance on Mental Illness, Local Affiliate and Caring Place of Newton, Kan.

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