Irvin Lonnie Wietgrefe

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Irvin Lonnie Wietgrefe, 71, died on February 1, 2013.

He is survived by his wife, Anne; daughters, Karen Wietgrefe of Merritt Island, Susan Wietgrefe Coufman (Kevin) of Cocoa; son, Stephen Wietgrefe (Janeen); grandsons, Evan and Colin of Pembroke Pines; and sisters, Joanne Wayrynen and Lorraine Benthin and their families of Watertown, South Dakota.

Irvin worked in the space program from 1964 until retirement. He enjoyed fishing, pheasant hunting and the outdoors.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 3:00pm located at Faith Lutheran Church, 280 E. Merritt Av., Merritt Island, FL 32952.

Memorials can be made to the or VITAS Hospice.

Condolences may be shared at

Funeral Home

Wylie-Baxley Merritt Island Funeral Home
1360 N Courtenay Pkwy Merritt Island, FL 32953
(321) 452-6565

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Feb. 3, 2013