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Marshall Wiedeman

December 8, 1941 — September 11, 2022

Marshall T. Wiedeman, age 80, of Merrill, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at the Aspirus Merrill Hospital, while surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on December 8, 1941, to the late Lloyd and Dorothy (Nelson) Wiedeman in Rhinelander, WI.  Marshall met the love of his life, Jean (a.k.a. Gloria) Niedzwiecki, and the two exchanged marriage vows on July 25, 1959, in Dubuque, IA.  She survives.

Marshall was a painter by trade and did both interior and exterior painting.  His family would frequently help, especially his wife, who painted with him for 25 years.  He had his own business, Marshall Painting, and loved his work.  Marshall would occasionally go fishing, but really enjoyed road trips with his family and spending a couple winters in Alabama with his wife.  He was passionate about volunteering and would raise money for the local veterans.  Family was first and foremost in his life, he looked forward to his time spent with them.  Marshall is remembered as a funny man, who was always telling jokes, never met a stranger and had an amazing memory.  He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Marshall is survived by his wife: Jean (a.k.a. Gloria), children: Wayne Wiedeman, Merrystar Nemke, Cami Kramer, Marshall J. (Barbara) Wiedeman, Dennie (Ken) Wiedeman, Chris (Dennis) Opichka, Kitty Wiedeman and Alan Wiedeman, grandchildren: Joshua, Jeremy, Keith, Erik, Mark, Devin, Megan, Carmen, Samantha, Wendy and Jasper, great grandchildren: Davon, Madelynn, Olive and Owen, brothers: Clifford and Danny and sisters: Gloria, Eileen, Vera and Marty, along with his special fur-baby friend: Maestro.

Marshall was preceded in death by his parents: Joe and Dorothy Charbarneau & Lloyd and Jackie Wiedeman, infant daughter: Wendy Wiedeman, granddaughter: Sheri Kramer, brothers: Joe, Dennis, Paul, Ed and Doug, sisters: Evelyn and Carolyn, son-in-law: Tim Kramer and daughter-in-law: Renee Wiedeman.

Per family request, no formal services for Marshall will be held.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Donations in Marshall’s name may be made to the Hands Foundation 1-715-229-4456 or Gospel TLC 1-715-572-4549.

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at

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