DuWayne L. "Wiener" Kalepp, age 78, of Abbotsford, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014 at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Christ Lutheran Church in Abbotsford. Rev. Dr. Gary Paul will officiate. Burial will be held in Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Family and friends are welcome from 9:00 AM until time of service Tuesday at the church. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is entrusted with the arrangements.
Wiener was born on January 17, 1936 in Clark County, the son of Harold and Lucille (Bunnell) Kalepp, Sr. He graduated from Abbotsford High School in 1953. Wiener served in the National Guard during the Berlin Crisis and was stationed inTacoma, WA at Fort Lewis. On September 2, 1961, he was united in marriage to M. Suzanne "Susie" Yach at St. Stephen Church Rectory in Stevens Point.
Wiener worked with his father at Kalepp Implement which was in business over 50 years. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and playing and watching sports.
Wiener is survived by his wife of 52 years, Susie; four sons: Kyle (Kim) of Athens, Kirk (Pam) of Dorchester, Jay (Renee) of Abbotsford and Tim of Abbotsford; 12 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold "Sonny" (Norma) Kalepp Jr. of Abbotsford and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Keith; a brother, Gerald "Peanuts" and a sister, Jane.