Douglas Wiederhold, 1946-2019

Douglas I. Wiederhold, 72, of Michigan City, IN, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019.

He  was born July 21, 1946, in Aberdeen, SD, to Edward A. and Mardella (Thompson) Wiederhold.

Douglas was a welder in the Steel Workers Union at Bethlehem Steel.

On June 23, 1964, Douglas married Iva Maitlind, who survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Donna Meyers of Rolling Prairie, IN; a son, Rodney (Maria) Wiederhold of Michigan City; grandchildren, Joseph Meyers, Brittany Meyers, Taylor Purcell and Brook Wiederhold; great-grandchildren, Damon Cook, Ayla Cook, Raynee Purcell, Octavia Purcell and Ryli Purcell; two sisters, Susan (Ted) Stock of Parkville, MO, and Tammy (Eddie) Boone of Valparaiso, IN; a brother, Michael Wiederhold of LaPorte, IN; and her stepmother, Lynn Wiederhold of Michigan City.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Roger Wiederhold, Edward Wiederhold, Sheldon Wiederhold, Russell Wiederhold and Mark Wiederhold; and a great-grandson, Jacobi Hugley.

A private service will be held at a later date. Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling arrangements.

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One Response to “Douglas Wiederhold, 1946-2019”

  1. George & Dorothy

    Jun 17. 2019

    Sweet Doug. We are so sorry. Jeanne and Family – You are all in our thoughts and Prayers.

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