Lydia Wiegert

Lydia Wiegert, 93, of Fond du Lac, died Friday,
May 29, 2015, at Grancare Nursing and Rehabilitation.


She was born on October 19,
1921, in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska,
a daughter of John and Anna Goodschmidt Sturtz.


Lydia was a member of St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran
Church, Fond du Lac, and also at one time was a
member of the Gleaners.  Lydia was a
strong, remarkable woman who took great pride in raising her family.  She took on odd jobs such as babysitting and
assisting others.  She was a caregiver to
those who needed help and enjoyed baking, and sharing her goods with
people.  She also enjoyed canning and
gardening.  Lydia was a cancer survivor.


She is survived by four
children:  Armon Wiegert, Barbara
(Ronald) Langacker, Merinda Knutson, and Melita “Jane” Wiegert, all of Fond du Lac; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren;
two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Leah Wirkus of Fond du Lac.


She was preceded in death by
her parents; an infant daughter, Margaret; a son, Ronald Wiegert; a
granddaughter, Kimberly Wiegert; a son-in-law, David Knutson; and 13 brothers
and sisters.


A memorial service will be
held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory, 31 East Division Street,
Fond du Lac
, with Rev.

Matthew Guse officiating.


The family will greet
relatives and friends on Thursday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from
9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


Inurnment will be in Rienzi Cemetery.


Special thanks to the staff
at Grancare for their loving and compassionate care extended to Lydia and her
family.  Also thanks to Dr. Wonder and
his nurse for their kindness.


Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory is serving the family,