Dr. Jay Wiedemann
Dr. Jay M. Wiedemann, age47 of Smithers, West Virginia died unexpectedly at his home.
He was born on April 2, 1967 in Sheboygan son of Joseph and Jeanette (Schroeder) Wiedemann.
He attended grade school in Sheboygan and graduated from Sheboygan South High School in 1986. He furthered his education earning a degree in Chemistry/Biology from the University of Green Bay, earned a Masters from the University of Minnesota, and a PHD from University of North Dakota. He was currently serving as an Associate Professor of Physical Science at West Virginia University in Montgomery, WV where he was teaching nursing. Currently Jay was working on methods to produce clean coal and had obtained a US patented, with another pending. He also with two other professors began a company in 2013 called Natural Environment Solutions Corp.
In his youth he was Boy Scout receiving and Eagle Scout Award in 1982 and the Religious Award-God and Country in 1983. In his free time he enjoyed camping building big bonfires and he had an extensive stamp collection.
He is survived by his parents Joseph and Jeanette of New Holstein, two brothers Keith Wiedemann of Texas, Joe (Tracy) Wiedemann of Neenah, and a special nephew Justin. He is further survived by his aunts, uncles, relatives, friends and colleagues.
He preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Leonard Sr. and Emma Wiedemann, maternal grandparents Ervin and Verona Schroeder and a sister-in-law Beverly.
Funeral services will be held at 6 PM on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at the Schneider Funeral Home in Plymouth. Burial of Jay's cremains will be held in the Greenbush Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday at the funeral home from 3:30 PM until the time of service.
Schneider Funeral Home
123 South Street Plymouth, WI 53073
Published in Sheboygan Press on Aug. 3, 2014