Dortha Evelyn Wieland

Dortha Evelyn Wieland age 84 of Collinsville, IL, born June 3, 1932 in Douthat, OK, passed away on Friday February 3, 2017 at the University Nursing & Rehab Center in Edwardsville, IL. 

Dortha was a retired registered nurse having worked for a variety of nursing homes throughout the years. She loved to read, loved all pets especially, Beauty, Bitsy, and Homer.  Dortha was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan, but most of all enjoyed her family. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Leslie Wieland; her parents: Lester Lingo and Verna Flo nee Karnes Abernathy; four brothers; and one sister. 

She is survived by two daughters: Jana (Brian) Barthold of Collinsville, IL and Dale Ann (Gregory) Epley of Florissant, MO; a son, Mark (Diane) Wieland of High Ridge, MO; two granddaughters: Meredith and Annabelle; a brother, Jack (Patsy) Abernathy of Quapaw, OK; a sister, Joyce Finter of Tulsa, OK; and a sister-in-law and dear friend, Martha Embree of New Orleans, LA. 

Memorial visitation will be from 12 noon to 1pm on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home where services will be at 1pm.  Burial will be with her husband at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.

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