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Albert Wiens

January 4, 2018




Life Sketch for Albert Kenneth Wiens



Albert Wiens, 69, died on Thursday, January 04, 2018 at Kidron Bethel Care Center in North Newton, Kansas.


Albert was born on August 2, 1948 in Newton, Kansas 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, and 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 are scheduled for 2:30 p.m., Monday, January 8th at the First Mennonite Church of Newton.  A public visitation is scheduled from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., on Sunday, January 7th at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.

A graveside committal will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 8th at the Halstead City Cemetery.


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

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5 thoughts on “Albert Wiens

  1. May his soul, and all those departed whom we love but see no more, rest in peace and light perpetual shine upon him

  2. Florene

    I am sorry to hear about your son’s passing. You have given so much over the years to address his well-being and support. His legacy is also yours to celebrate. I’m wishing you peace in the days ahead.

  3. So sorry to hear about Albert, and now Florene; what a trying time for the Wiens family. Both of these persons were, and continue to be, stellar individuals! Please rest assured that there are many of us who stand with you in this time of need.

  4. I am so sorry to hear of these 2 losses in your family. May you be comforted by family & friends during this time & know you are not alone at this time.

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