John A. Wieser, 92 of Granite City passed from this life on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Fountain View Manor in Granite City. John was born on February 16, 1919 in Falsom, PA to Mathias & Anna (Mohr) Wieser. He was a long time furniture repairman for Famous Barr and a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City. He proudly served his country in the Army Air Corp during WW II, serving in India-Burma and China. He is survived by a son; John M. & (Pamela) Wieser of Kirkwood, MO; daughters, Sharon & (David) Steffen of Homosassa, FL, Janice Stallings of St. Louis, MO; grandchildren, Amy, Allison, Ryan, Elisabeth, Gretchen, Kirsten, Eric; great-grandchildren, Max, Sophie, Madeleine, Priscilla, Kayla, Luke. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katie (Petras) Wieser on December 14, 1999, his parents, sisters, Pauline and Marie and a brother, Joseph. A private family visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Private family services will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Fr. Chris Comerford officiating. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.
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