Raymond Wiese, the son of Edward and Katharine Jurgensen Wiese, was born February 18, 1916 in Cherokee County near Larrabee, IA.He was baptized, confirmed and currently a member of Zion United Church of Christ at Calumet, IA where he had been president of the church council for 6 years.He lived his entire life on the farm in rural Cherokee County. He passed away at Sioux Valley Hospital in Cherokee, IA on March 27, 1981 at the age of 65.Preceding him in death was his father. Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Katharine Wiese of Larrabee, IA, three sisters:Mrs. Geneva Gerstandt of Paullina, IA, Mrs. Donald (Arlene) Wittrock of Primghar, IA and Norma Wiese of Larrabee, one brother, Delbert Wiese of Larrabee, Nine nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Services were held March 30, 1981 at Zion United Church of Christ, Calumet, IA with Rev. C.H. Bischoff officiating.Final Resting Place - Liberty Township Cemetery, Calumet, IA.