Kenneth J. Wiedmann passed on December 4, 2007. He was born April 14, 1943 in Bismark, North Dakota. He was a Del Norte County resident since 1995.

Wiedmann moved to Portland, Ore., with his father, Julius, and mother, Erna, as a small child.

He was a veteran, having joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. Wiedmann became a gunner's mate on the USS Energy. He worked as a master plasterer on the courthouse and other large buildings in Portland.

He married Patricia Doering. Kenneth loved working in the yard with his tractor. His greatest joy was playing with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Wiedmann; son Denny (Sheri), granddaughter Bethany; daughter Julie (Mike), granddaughters Jasime, Kylie and McKenzie; son David (Chenoa), granddaughter Chalena; daughter Carolyn, grandsons Tray andamp; James; son George (Amy), granddaughters Ivy, Sky and Lilly; daughter Jennifer (Mosses), grandsons Cadine and Payton; daughter Dea and son Darin.

Private interment took place at the Del Norte County Veteran's Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.