Alan J. Wieneke


MOUNT MORRIS – Alan J. Wieneke, age 73, passed away on Sunday June 16, 2019 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford. Al was born on June 14, 1946 in Monticello, Iowa, the son of Joe and Mildred (Moorman) Wieneke.

He graduated from Morrison High School class of 1964; he attended Western Illinois University, Clinton Community College; and he graduated from Chicago Automation Institute and Sauk Valley Community College. Al served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1971. Al married Carol Mather on Aug. 14, 1971, Ft. Belvoir, Va.

Al worked for Kable News Company from 1971-2009, retiring after 38 years. He was a past member of the Mt. Morris Village Board and he served on the board of directors for the Kable Credit Union (Rockford Bell Credit Union).

Al loved to play golf and enjoyed watching all kinds of sports; he enjoyed his time with his family, especially watching and being with his grandchildren.

Al is survived by his wife: Carol Wieneke, Mt. Morris; 2 children: Mark (Ellen Tarr) Wieneke, Rockford, and Melissa (Scott) Pergande, Buffalo Grove; 3 grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Carly, and Adam Pergande, Buffalo Grove; 4 brothers: Bob (Diane) Wieneke, Brownsville, Wis.; Dick (Andi) Wieneke, Morrison; Gary (Fran) Wieneke, Sheboygan, Wis.; and Terry (LuAnn) Wieneke, Morrison; sister: Joyce (Ronnie) Hogue, Morrison.

Al is preceded in death by his parents: Joe and Mildred Wieneke.

Funeral Mass was held on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 10 a.m. in St. Brides Episcopal Church, Oregon. Visitation was held on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. in Finch Funeral Home, 405 East Hitt Street, Mt. Morris.

In lieu of flowers memorials to be determined.