Johanna Zander Wiemer, age 94, passed away May 10, 1998.
Born Sept. 14, 1903 in Tilsit, Germany, to Herman Karl and Marie Glagau Zander, the oldest of 11 children. Lived her early years in Koenigsberg. Had early training as a secretary and bookkeeper. Was an accomplished seamstress. Taught by the missionaries in her native land and joined the LDS Church in 1925. She immigrated to American in 1926. Married Ernest H. Wiemer, July 19, 1926. Sealed in the Salt Lake Temple in 1947. Lived 44 years in Brooklyn and Queens, New York. Moved to Salt Lake City in 1970. Taught Relief Society for many years. Served in various assignments and as stake Relief Society president of the New York Stake.Was a special mother to a niece and nephew: Dolores Z. Buchanan and Rudy Zander, for many years. She was a loving and caring influence to her family and others.
She was an avid student of the scriptures and a great example of what she learned. She exemplified the gospel in action, often bearing her testimony, doing family research and temple activity.
Survived by two brothers, Helmut (Herta) Zander, Las Cruces, New Mexico; and Siegfried (Irmgard) Zander, of Bountiful. She often expressed appreciation for the devotion and care of a special friend, Mary Sowada. Preceded in death by her husband and eight brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held Wed., May 13, 1998 at 12 noon in the Eagle Gate Stake Center, 2nd Ave. and "A" Street. Friends may call at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. and at the church, Wednesday, 10:30-11:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 So. Highland Dr.
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