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William "Clay" Wideman, 88, of Festus, MO passed away on June 9, 2009 at Jefferson Barracks Hospice Care. He was the owner of Wideman Pools in Festus. Mr Wideman was a United States Marines Corps veteran and served in World War II. He was a member of VFW Post #3777/Festus and the China Marines Association.
Born March 9, 1921 in Coldwater, Kansas to the late William and Nora (Vaughn) Wideman. He is survived by his sons: Wayne (Alice) Wideman of Imperial and Dennis (Bernadette) Wideman of Barnhart, daugther: Barbara (Charles) Schroeder of St Louis, brother: Elvin (Juanita) Wideman of West Plains, MO and sister: Vivian (Eddie) Nelson of Bonne Terre, MO along with 8 grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren and much loved dog, Dumpling. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy (Rodden) Wideman who passed away in 1999.
Funeral service will be officiated by Reverend Jim Owens.