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April 24, 2019 at 5:04 pm

Alumni News | Dr. Wiecher Passes, Had Practice in Mansfield

Ohio University alum Frederick J. Wiecher passed away on April 15, reports the Richland Source.

Wiecher earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO in 1964.

Frederick J. Wiecher, portrait

Dr. Frederick J. Wiecher

Fred was born in Osceola, Arkansas. The family moved throughout the Midwest and Fred was a 1960 graduate of St. John High School in Delphos, Ohio. He graduated cum laude from Ohio University with bachelor’s degrees in zoology and history, where he was also a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor society.

Fred was awarded a medical degree from The Ohio State University and married Jane Ellen Hockman the next day on June 8, 1968. He did a surgical internship at Indiana University Medical Center and then was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy assigned to the US Marine Corp, stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC. He was deployed on the USS LaSalle. Following military service he did residency in urology at Charlotte Memorial Hospital, now Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC.

…In 1975, Fred and Jane moved their growing family to Mansfield, Ohio where he was a board-certified urologist throughout North Central Ohio, retiring in 2008.

Read his obituary in the Richland Source.

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