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Hugh Alan Wiegman, M.D., Leawood, KS, died September 25, 2013.
The son of Henry Wiegman and Grace Margaret Herring, he was born January 24, 1934, in Hastings, NE. Dr. Wiegman graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, IA, in 1951 and from Iowa State University with a degree in chemical engineering in 1955. Following a short time working for Dow Chemical in Ohio, he returned to Iowa, graduating from the University of Iowa School of Medicine in 1960. He then fulfilled a year of internship at Highland-Alameda Hospital in Oakland, CA, and two years of general surgery at the Oakland, CA, Veterans Hospital. After that, Dr. Wiegman completed a three-year residency in otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) at the University of Iowa Hospitals, becoming board certified in 1966 and entering the United States Air Force as a Second Lieutenant. He was stationed at Randolph AFB, TX, promoted to Captain, where he served for 2 years. Honorably discharged in 1969, he joined an ENT practice in Kansas City, KS, with Dr. Clarence Steele. Leaving the practice a year later, Dr. Wiegman entered a three-year radiology residency, became a board certified radiologist and established the Radiology Associates, P.A. of Hays, KS, retiring in 1990.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Gretchen Wiegman Tomlinson.
Dr. Wiegman is survived by his former wife Sybil Norton Wiegman of Topeka, his son Jay (Amy) of Somonauk, IL, daughters Stacy Wiegman of Tega Cay, SC, Molly Miller (David C.) of Overland Park, KS and Rachel Wiegman of Lawrence, 5 grandchildren - Ellie Wiegman, Spencer Wiegman, Nathan Wiegman, Alexandra Miller and Olivia Miller, and 2 nephews.
He was cremated & a memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2013, at Old Mission United Methodist Church, in Fairway, KS.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Community Living Opportunities, PO Box 14395, Lenexa, KS 66285-4395.
Fond memories and condolences
for the family may be left at
Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer's Sons
Johnson County Chapel,
11200 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210.
Johnson County Funeral Home & Cemetery
11200 Metcalf Overland Park, KS 66210
Published in Des Moines Register on Oct. 1, 2013