Deacon Wierschem ministered in Medina

| May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Deacon Joseph Wierschem

Deacon Joseph Wierschem died May 14 at St. Therese of New Hope. He was 95.

Following his ordination in 1987 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, he served at Holy Name of Jesus in Medina until his retirement in 2013. He was born in 1923 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946. He attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and worked as a vice president of manufacturing for various corporations.

His visitation will be 9 a.m. May 20 at Holy Name of Jesus followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will be at the parish’s cemetery. Deacon Wierschem is survived by his wife, Louise, and their six children.

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