November 4, 1956 - January 13, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph for Lawrence D. “Larry” Wiener, age 59, of St. Joseph. Larry passed away unexpectedly on January 13 at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by his loved ones. Reverend Eberhard Schefers will officiate. Burial will take place in the St. Joseph’s Parish Cemetery in St. Joseph with full military honors.
Relatives and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and after 9 a.m. on Tuesday, both at Heritage Hall at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph.

Larry was born November 4, 1956 in Little Falls, MN to Herman and Ann (Wagner) Wiener. He graduated from Royalton High School in 1974. He joined the Minnesota National Guard 34th Red Bull Division and served for over 20 years where he attained the rank of Sergeant. He married Joan Mugg on April 26, 1980 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon. He was currently employed at Knife River. He was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph and the St. Joseph American Legion Post 328.

Larry will be remembered as an outdoorsman and his enjoyment of fishing, hunting, camping and many other activities. He enjoyed helping others. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.

Larry is survived by his daughters Melanie (Ross) Marvel of Little Falls and Stacy (Paul) Posch of Little Falls, grandchildren Abigail and Isabelle Marvel and Delilah and Marshall Posch, brothers and sisters Margaret “Peggy” (Bob) Kerestes of Rice, Louise (Dennis) Reis of Bowlus, Ernest (Ruth) Wiener of Richmond, Ray (Jodi) Wiener of Bowlus, and Joyce (Mike) Patton of Rice, special friend Judith Loudon of Sartell and many other relatives and friends.

Larry is preceded in death by his parents and his wife Joan (2012).