Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
Leigha Nicole Wieman, 26, of 1125 Teaberry Lane, Celina, died at 4:18 a.m. July 14, 2009, at her residence. Death was due to leukemia.
She was born Dec. 8, 1982, in Van Wert to Ralph and Olga Weck Wieman. Her mother and stepfather Richard Kipp survive in Defiance and her father survives in Van Wert.
Other survivors are a sister, Brianda Wieman (Keith) Earle, Churubusco, Ind.; a half-sister, Trina (Matt) Langdon, Van Wert; a half-brother, Michael (Linnie) Bradfield, Naples, Fla. a stepbrother, Shawn Kipp, Oakwood; and a grandfather, Donald Weck, Van Wert.
Deceased is a grandmother, Lou Ella (Speck) Weck, and grandparents, Ralph and Betty Smith Wieman.
She was employed at Coldwater High School as the band and choir assistant and cheerleading coach. She worked part-time at C.J. Highmarks Restaurant, Celina. She was an accomplished piano player and attended the Jennings Road Church of Christ, Van Wert. She was a Van Wert 4-H member and a 2001 graduate of Parkway High School, where she was in pep band and cheerleading. She coached Parkway cheerleading from 2005-2008.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. David Ray officiating. Burial is at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Coldwater or Parkway Band/Music Boosters.
Condolences can be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.