Lindley L. Wieden

WIEDEN, Lindley L., 93, of Madison, June 26, 2013. Arrangements are by Giberson Funeral Home, Madison.

Lindley L. Wieden

American Flag ColorPO Lindley Wieden OBMADISON – Lindley L. Wieden, 93, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a long full life. He was born on February 10, 1920, in New Sweden, ME, the son of Oscar Carl and Annie Dorothea (Nelson) Wieden.
    He attended Aroostook State Normal School and graduated from Gorham Normal School. He was drafted in the Army as a medic in 1942 and spent three years in Italy, France and Germany. On June 26, 1946, he married Pauline E. Card and they had five children. He taught school in Millbridge. He received his Masters degree at Boston University and then was Guidance Counselor in Springfield, VT, Hartford, CT, and Rocky Hill, CT, as well as Principal of Junior High, Guidance Counselor of Guilford, Livermore Falls, and Bethel. He was very active in church work as Sunday School Superintendent, Director of Youth Work, President of Couples Club, Church choir, Deacon, Board of Religious Education, Lay Leader, Kiwanis Club of Guilford, Advisor to Key Club, American Legion and the Masons.
    He enjoyed his summers on Islesboro, at their cottage and later at Crescent Lake in Raymond. It was his time to relax and enjoy life to the fullest. The best times were when all his five children, his 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren could be all together with he and his wife, Pauline, who predeceased him on July 1, 2006.
    His surviving family include five children, Sylvia Miller and husband, Blaine of Norridge-wock, Cynthia Friedmann and husband, Michael of Rockingham, VT, Stephen Wieden of Madison, Catherine Sands and husband, Thomas of Dover-Foxcroft, and Priscilla Wieden of Dover-Foxcroft; his 12 grandchildren and their families, Adele McIntyre and husband, Cameron of New Church, VA, Christal Siren and husband, Soren of Skowhegan, Lon Miller and wife, Lisa of Norridgewock, Amy Collins and husband, Jeffrey of Exeter, NH, Jameson Paine and wife, Carmen of Stratham, NH, Amber Jansen and husband, Sean of Salsibury, MA, Seth Sands and wife, Darcie of Dover-Foxcroft, Joshua Sands and wife, Gina of Dover-Foxcroft, Ashley Bureau and husband, Joshua of New Hampton, NH, Jennie Warren of Nashua, NH, Emily Hansen of Bangor, and Anna Hansen of Dover-Foxcroft; and 17 much loved great-grandchildren.
    A celebration of life was held at 2 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2013, at the First Congregational Church in Norridgewock, with Rev. Nathan T. Richards officiating. Interment followed in the Sunset View Cemetery in Norridgewock. Arrangements are by Giberson Funeral Home, 40 Maple Street in Madison.

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