William “Bill” Wiese

Nov 8th, 1938 - Jun 3rd, 2021


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Sat, Jun. 5th, 2021 1pm


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Sat, Jun. 5th, 2021 3pm

William “Bill” Wiese

Marion-William “Bill” Wiese, 82, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Bill was born on November 8, 1938 in Delaware County, OK to Chris and Emma (Gundlach) Wiese.  He married Pat Stricklin on November 16, 1968 in Marion and she survives.

Bill was a family man and was part of building thousands of miles of pipeline.  He was also a 55-year member of Local #318 Operating Engineers and her belonged to the Vienna Masonic Lodge #0150.

Survivors include:

Wife-Pat Wiese of Marion


Greg Wilson of Marion

Randy Wiese (Nancy) of Oklahoma City, OK


Garrett Wilson (Sara) of Benton

Austin Wiese of Oklahoma City, OK

Madison Wilson (Fiancé Jack LaRue) of Marion

Alexis McPherson (Chad) of Marion

Four great grandchildren:

Ellie and Oakley Wilson

Carver and Remington McPherson

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Glenn; sisters, Vera, Opal, and Louise, who died in infancy.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 3pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. John Howat officiating.  Visitation will be on Saturday from 1pm until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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2 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Cheryl (Blumenstock) Milburn

    From: MARION, Illinois

    Date: June 4, 2021

    Greg and family,
    So sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Praying comfort from the Holy Spirit as only He can give.

  • Guest: Lisa Runge Harvel

    From: Peculiar , Missouri

    Date: June 5, 2021

    Pat, I am so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Lisa Runge-Harvel