Barbara Jean (Knutson) Wiegand

March 28, 1940 ~ February 22, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Barbara Wiegand Obituary

Barbara J. Wiegand, age 82, of South Haven, died Wednesday, February 22, 2023, surrounded by her family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 6, 2023, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Annandale with Father Kevin Magner as Celebrant. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Annandale. Funeral services will be live-streamed on the funeral home website. Memorials are preferred to the Coborn Cancer Center of St. Cloud.

Barbara Jean Knutson was born March 28, 1940, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to the late Donald and Harriet (Thomas) Knutson. She was a graduate of Annandale High School and married Wesley Wiegand on November 5, 1960, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Annandale. Barbara and Wesley owned and operated Sears Catalog Store in Annandale. She enjoyed puzzles, creative craft activities, antiquing, having breakfast and lunch with the ladies, and spending time with her grandkids.

Barbara is survived by her daughters, Wendy (John) Douglas of South Haven, MN, and Nancy Wiegand (Terry Rathwell) of Wawanesa, Manitoba; grandchildren, Emma and Audrey Douglas, Shonah, Brina, and Wesley Rathwell; siblings, James (Janet) Knutson of Brooklyn, MI, Jack (Jo Ann) Ledwein of Annandale, MN, James (Jean) Ledwein of Annandale, MN, William Ledwein of Cokato, MN, and Kathleen (Robert) Smith, of Litchfield, MN. She is preceded in death by her husband, Wesley Wiegand; parents, Donald Knutson and Harriet Ledwein; step-father, Frank Ledwein; siblings, Donald Knutson, Thomas Knutson, and Pat Kittok. 

The urn bearers will be John, Emma and Audrey Douglas, Terry, Shonah, Brina and Wesley Rathwell. St. Ignatius Music Ministry will provide the music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial and Cremation Services of Annandale.

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March 6, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Ignatius Catholic Church
35 Birch Street East
Annandale, MN 55302

Mass of Christian Burial
March 6, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Ignatius Catholic Church
35 Birch Street East
Annandale, MN 55302


Coborn Cancer Center
1900 CentraCare Circle, Suite 1600; St. Cloud, MN 56303,
Tel: (320) 229-4907

The mission of Coborn Cancer Center is to provide quality, comprehensive services for cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment that is known and respected throughout Minnesota.


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