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Ruth Ann Pickett Wiesler, 82, of Lafayette, died 11:28 a.m. Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Indiana University Health Arnett. Born June 15, 1929 in Newton County, she was the daughter of the late Arnold Henry and Martha Ellen Price Pickett.
She married Lewis E. Wiesler on June 30, 1951 in Brook, IN. He preceded her in death on November 25, 1979.
Mrs. Wiesler was a graduate of Indiana Business College. She was the insurance secretary for Dr. C.H. and Mary Keller Ade and was secretary for the Lafayette Fire Fighters. She was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church, retired Police and Firefighters Association, and American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing cards and knitting.

Surviving is a son, Steve Wiesler (wife, LeeAnn) of Lafayette; and a daughter, Kim Miller (husb. Dave) of Ft.Wayne. Also surviving are six grandchildren: Chad Wiesler (wife, Dacia), Amber King, Emily Moore (husb. Cortney), Sean Miller, Sheena Miller and Shelly Horn (husb. Chad); eight great grandchildren; and long time friends: Ken and Linda Longest and Norma and Harold Rayner.. She was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Sammons and a brother, Harold Pickett.

Visitation from 1 p.m. until the service at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hippensteel Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Bowers officiating. The family requests memorial contributions be sent to Bethany Presbyterian Church or American Cancer Society. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at