January 21, 1940 - August 3, 2020
Timmie "Tim" C. Vieweg, born January 21, 1940 in Vandalia, IL, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2020 surrounded by his family. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Tim was known for his strong work ethic. He loved traveling, working outdoors, and enjoyed spending time with his large family & beloved dogs. Tim served in the United States Air Force, with a tour in Japan as a Military Policeman. Following his time in the service, he worked for Norfolk & Southern Railroad, as well as Firestone before joining Illinois Power/Ameren. While at Illinois Power/Ameren, Tim worked as a relay tester and substation electrician for 41 years. After retiring from Illinois Power/Ameren, Tim worked 5 more years for L E Myers Co. Tim was passionate about his career with the Power Company, and always had stories to tell about his work & travels. Tim enjoyed time with family & friends at their lodge in Florence, IL on the Illinois River. He always had a good story from his time spent there. He was a collector of sorts; you just never knew what he was going to bring home or acquire next. Tim was a proud father of 6, and was a foster parent to many children over the years. Tim is survived by his wife, Sharon Ray-Vieweg, and six children: daughter, Diane Lane (Lin Stoner), daughter, Kathy Moore (Rick), son Tim Vieweg (Lisa), daughter, Dawn Vieweg, daughter, Jodi Lockwood (Brian), daughter, Christy Phillips (Reggy). His grandchildren: Andrew, Michael, Hannah, Adam, Amber, Amanda, Megan, Brandon, Stephanie, Kyle, Kevin, Kari, Kory, Kolton, Bri, Brendan, Dakota, Chandler, and Xander, as well as 23 great-grandchildren. Tim was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer & Ellen Vieweg, brothers, Jim Vieweg & Don Vieweg, daughter, Hope Vieweg, son, Tommy Kullik. Visitation will be held at Moran & Goebel, 2801 N. Monroe St. in Decatur, IL. on Friday August 7th from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Funeral will be held at Moran & Goebel on Saturday, August 8th at 1:30pm with graveside service following at Saint Isidore Cemetery in Bethany. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to establish a scholarship in Tim’s memory for apprentice electricians. CDC guidelines will be followed, and masks are required for those in attendance. Tim’s family would like to give a sincere Thank You to the IR Team at DMH who took such great care of him, as well as the staff on 4100, Dr. Waters & Dr. Rademacher, & DMH Cancer Care team. We appreciate all your care and support for Tim. Please view Tim’s obituary and share memories and condolences at www.moranandgoebel.com Funeral service will be live streamed at http://webcast.funeralvue.com/ events/login/event#34555.
Timmie "Tim" C. Vieweg, born January 21, 1940 in Vandalia, IL, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2020 surrounded by his family. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Tim was known for his strong work ethic. He loved... View Obituary & Service Information
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