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Anthony D. Wieger

August 2, 1985October 31, 2020

Anthony D. Wieger, 35, of Floyds Knobs, Indiana passed away October 31, 2020 at home. He was born on August 2, 1985 in New Albany, Indiana to Dorothy Owen and the late David Wieger. Anthony served in the United States Army as an Artillery Specialist and had three deployments overseas in Afghanistan where he fought to protect our country. During his time enlisted, he made a great impact on those he served with and received numerous awards for his strength and dedication. Anthony’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family and friends and watching his daughters grow and cheering on the University of Louisville Cardinals.

He is now met with love on the other side with his father, David Wieger and sister, Ashley Andres.

Anthony is survived by his wife, Amber Zurschmiede Wieger; two daughters, Hailey and Harper; three fur babies, Chloe, Frankie and Piper; his mother, Dorothy Owen; his step-father, Doug Owen; a sister, Amy Landenwich; a step-sister, Samantha (Christopher) Walker; a step-brother, Jeremy Owen; in-laws, Brian and Joyce Zurschmiede; an uncle; Donnie Wieger; paternal grandparents, Donald and Phyllis Wieger; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be private at New Albany National Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the American Cancer Society. The family would like to extend a special thank you to those who cared for Anthony at Amedisys Hospice.

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Michael Newkirk

November 28, 2020

Dorothy and Doug,
I am so sorry to hear about your loss! I live in Louisville, and I miss information about my friends and their families. I have the best of memories of you both and of David. I guess Antony was a baby when I saw you last. It always hurts me when my former students and friends have to go through such hurtful situations that occur in our lives. I wish I had known this information in time to see you both. Please accept my sympathy and best wishes for you and your family. I am so glad that I got to know you, and I am so sad that you have had this loss.
Mr. Michael Newkirk

Richard Wilks

November 3, 2020

RIP

Charita Todd

November 2, 2020

I haven’t cried in a long time, but seeing this it hit different and it hurt. I am glad I was able to see you all almost a year ago when you all were traveling to all your favorite places. Not only are you a brother in arms, you were also my employee. We will continue the watch and Rest in Heaven brother. Godspeed.

Ann Glotzbach

November 2, 2020

I got to know Anthony when he lived on Smith Creek Road. He and my daughter Lauren, we're friends. He was such a sweet boy. Thanking him for his service in keeping us safe. He will be missed.
The Glotzbachs

Cathy Butler

November 2, 2020

I've known Anthony since sophomore year of high school, I had transferred to floyd central from a Louisville school and He was the first person to actually accept me and help me know the new school and introduce me to people when I felt lost and didn't know anyone. Anthony was a best friend to me beyond any I'd ever had and he will forever hold a special place in my heart. I'm glad he's reunited with his sister Ashley now and I know without a doubt he's watching down on, continuously loving, and always protecting those two beautiful little girls of his. My heart will never forget you.

Christy Wessel Powell

November 2, 2020

I'm Anthony's cousin and will always remember his imagination as a little kid. We went out west with the family and he had stories all the time. His life was too short. Sending love.

Brian Hutchinson

November 2, 2020

I have known Anthony since junior high school. We had a lot of great times together. I am going to miss him dearly. His spirit and his will to live were on display for the last few weeks as he was fighting for his life. He was so strong. He wasn't going to give up. He fought hard until the very end. I admire his strength and his will to live. There is no pain anymore man. May you rest in eternal peace buddy.

Thomas Maia

November 1, 2020

I served with Anthony at HHC 1CAB Fort Riley, KS. We deployed together in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Task Force Demon. Anthony had that special quality that made him a charismatic leader. This quality cant be taught in a book or a classroom. Anthony could always be counted on to accomplish any task or mission. His Soldiers admired him and he always assisted them in accomplishing their individual and organizational goals. I am honored to have had him in my life and to call him my brother. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

Dana Free

November 1, 2020

I've known Anthony since grade school. My son and Anthony have been long time friends. Anthony was an exceptional child. Always courteous and well mannered. I am so very sorry and my heart aches for his loved ones. I know this world feels a little more empty with his passing. Sleep in glorious peace dear Anthony. We all honor you and your service. My deepest and most heart felt condolences to his family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers

Donald Wieger

November 1, 2020

This is one of my favorite pictures of Anthony and his dad. He brought joy and love with him where ever he went. I will miss him so much. Love you man!

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