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VAN WIEREN, Peter Peter Dirk Van Wieren of Johns Creek passed away peacefully on August 2, 2014 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, after a lengthy battle with lymphoma. He was born on October 7, 1944 in Rochester, NY. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Elaine, his sons Jon and Steve, daughter-in-law Starla, and his grandchildren, Chaney, Grace, and Becca. He is also survived by his mother, Ruth Shannon, of Wayzata, MN. Van Wieren graduated from Charlotte High School in Rochester, NY, and attended Cornell University. Van Wieren spent 33 years as an Atlanta Braves broadcaster, including the amazing run of 14 consecutive division titles and one World Series championship. Family and friends will greet visitors on Friday, August 8th, from 2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM at Roswell Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 9th at 11:00 AM at Roswell Funeral Home. There will be a private inurnment ceremony. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to or The . Online condolences may be expressed at


Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Aug. 7, 2014
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