Adam E. Viehweg


Adam Edward Viehweg passed away Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. He was 34 years old.

Services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mt. Olive on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. Reverend James Ritter will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. Becker and Son Funeral Home is assisting the family.   

Mr. Viehweg was born on Feb. 13, 1987, in Litchfield, Illinois. He is the son of Edward and Deborah Viehweg. He attended Zion Lutheran Elementary School in Litchfield and graduated from Mt. Olive High School in 2005.

He married Adrienne Jean Dowell on Nov. 30, 2016 near Greenville, Illinois. He was a craftsman and electrician working construction. While living in Hawaii he worked for Lokahi Woodworks and Dobrovich Contractors. He was most recently employed by Amazon.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mt. Olive where he was baptized and confirmed. Later, he became a member of Net Community Church in Staunton. Like his dad and his uncle, Adam received the Industrial Arts Award from Mt. Olive High School.

As a youngster, Adam was proud of his volunteer work with the Shoal Creek Conservation and Nature Preserve in Litchfield.  In Hawaii he was an active member of the Hawaiian Canoe and Outrigger Club. He was a former member of the Mt. Olive Fire Department. He also enjoyed working with his sons, watersports and the outdoors, especially hiking, as well as spending time with his two sons, family, and friends.

He is survived by his parents, his wife, Adrienne Jean Viehweg, two sons, Otto Kai and Ozzy Mac, of Gillespie, one brother, David (Kathy) Pieper, one sister, Dana (Matthew) Vankoski from Bluffton, SC, uncles John Viehweg, HI and Mike (Marilyn) Viehweg, David, Robert, and Melvin Park, WA and aunts, Cathy (Vince) Johnston, MN, Nancy Park (Dennis),  Alton and Sharon Jones, St. Charles, MO. And many loving cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Otto and Joan Viehweg, Clyde and Rose Mary Park and his Uncle Joseph Conte.

Memorials are suggested to Adam’s sons Otto and Ozzy or to the Mt. Olive library.

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