Robert F. Wieland

Mr. Robert F. Wieland, age 55, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly of  lymphoma on Sunday,
November 2, 2003, at Christiana Hospital.

Mr. Wieland was a native of Warrington, PA, and had lived in Newark for about 37 years. He graduated
from Central Bucks High School in 1966 and received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from
the University of Delaware in 1974. He was employed by the University of Delaware for 25 years, most
recently as a senior research technician in Materials Science.  He also worked in Network and Systems
Services, the Cat Center, and the Institute for Energy Conversion.

Mr. Wieland served in the US Army Signal Corps for 3 years, including 1 year in Vietnam.  He was a
member of the New Ark United Church of Christ, the Delaware Astronomical Society, and the Delaware
Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired.  He served on the boards of Brandywine Friends of Old Time
Music and Newark Natural Foods.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly Whiteside Wieland; his father Robert D. Wieland of Naples, FL; his
brothers, Richard A. Wieland of New Britain, PA; and Walter D. Wieland of Chalfont, PA; 1 niece and
3 nephews.  He was predeceased by his mother, Mary C. Wieland.

The funeral service will be at New Ark United Church of Christ, 300 East Main St., Newark, DE, on
Saturday, November 8, 2003, at 10 AM. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N.
DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Friends may call at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West
Park Place, Newark, DE, on Friday, November 7, 2003, from 6 to 8 PM.

The family suggests contributions to Delaware Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired, c/o Sharon Sutlic,
Treasurer, 49 Abbey Rd., Norwegian Woods, Newark, DE 19702 or the New Ark United Church of Christ,
300 East Main St., Newark, DE 19711.