Esther 'Maxine' Wieser

Esther "Maxine" Wieser

Feb 2, 1922 - Aug 6, 2009
Maxine Wieser of Riverton died at Wind River Healthcare on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at the age of 87.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. Pastor Aaron Justice will officiate.

There will be a viewing from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at the funeral home.

Esther Maxine Funk was born in Branagh, Mo., on Feb. 2, 1922, the daughter of Everett Eugene Funk and Esther Crum (Armur) Funk.

She married William Joseph Wieser in Whitefish, Mont. He preceded her in death in 1980.

They came to Riverton from Manderson in 1958 with Mr. Wieser working in the Gas Hills. They owned and operated Wieser Trailer Court for many years.

Mrs. Wieser had served as an election judge in Manderson in the early 50s, and, after moving here, she cooked at the Jefferson School in the early 60s.

Mrs. Wieser was of the Protestant faith and a member of the Eagles Auxiliary.

Her family said she enjoyed snowmobiling, camping, fishing, watching game shows on TV, traveling to Alaska and other places to see her family, and visiting on the telephone.

Survivors include her daughters, Beverly Tyler and husband Nate, Wilma Thompson and husband Jack, Betty Wells, all of Riverton; Shirley Weber of Alaska, and Adonna Bell and husband Sam of Glendale, Ariz.; son, Bill Wieser and wife Becky of Riverton; grandchildren, A.J. Apodaca, John Wilkey, Glen Davis, Richard Wilson, Rita Whitesell, Mike Thompson and fiancé Cody Young, Doug Black, John Weber, Coleen Shaw, Kim Fattis, Bobby Smalley, Billy Wieser, Corrina Wieser, Michael Wieser, John Wells, Jr., Jerimiah Wells, Scott Wilson, Lois Lebsack, and Amanda Piercy; great grandchildren, Susette Weber, Blake Wilson, Miranda Weber, Daton Wilson, John Weber, Jr., Briggette Ann Barton, Sky Harris, Brooklenn Thompson, Taylenn Thompson, Delaney Young, Taylor Ann Whitesell, Lexi Wieser, Jacob Wieser, Tyler Wieser, and Mya Wieser; a brother, Elmer Funk of Deer Lodge, Mont.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Wieser; great granddaughter, Cody Weber; grandson, Scott Tyler; a daughter, Joyce, in an auto accident in 1964; twin brothers, Everette and Eugene Funk; sister, Lois Jennings.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

On-line obituaries and condolences to the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com.

Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.