203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Private John Adolph Wieland

Private John Adolph Wieland was born on July 27, 1893 in Neola, IA and died May 29, 1964 in Plainfield, IA.

John Adolph Wieland entered the United States Army on July 29, 1918, in Unknown, served during the World War I era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on August 6, 1918 in Unknown.

John Adolph Wieland is buried at Willow Lawn Cemetery in Plainfield, Iowa and can be located at

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Release Date: May 29, 1964


John A. Weiland, 70, was killed instantly Friday afternoon, May 29, in a car-truck collision on a county road southwest of Plainfield.

Mr. Weiland was born in Neola, Iowa, on July 27, 1893, the son of Jacob and Bertha (Wolf) Wieland. He served for a short time in the Army during W.W.I. Prior to farming in Plainfield area, he had farmed near Traynor, Iowa. He had farmed southwest of Plainfield since 1950.

Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. George Ratashak, of Griswold, Iowa, Mrs. Caroline Pontow of Hastings, Iowa, Mrs. Louise Ratashak of Persia, Iowa, Mrs. Ida Clark of Avoca, Iowa, and a brother, Frank, of Council Bluffs. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, at the Kaiser – Corson Chapel in Waverly. Burial was in Willow Lawn Cemetery, Plainfield.