Christopher “Chris” Lee Wiedower, 67, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on January 8, 2024. He was born on November 20, 1956, in Overland Park, Kansas.
Known for his fun-loving nature, kind heart, and generous spirit, Chris was widely regarded as a good man by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. He approached life with an infectious enthusiasm that touched the lives of many.
Chris’s dedication to serving his country was evident through his military service in the United States Air Force. His commitment and selflessness during his time in the armed forces demonstrated his unwavering patriotism. Following his service in the military, Chris had a fulfilling career and worked throughout Arkansas in retail food distribution.
Family was of utmost importance to Chris. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred E. and Martha Ann (Pfeifer) Wiedower, as well as his fraternal twin, Carol (Wiedower) Wells, and sister-in-law Beth Wiedower. His passing leaves behind a void that will be deeply felt by those closest to him.
Chris is survived by his brothers: Dr. Ronnie Wiedower of Austin, Texas and Michael Wiedower of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He also leaves behind nieces and nephews including David Wiedower, Krystian Wiedower and his wife Kristin, and Krystal Mayer and her husband Anthony. Additionally, he is survived by great nieces and nephews: Maggie, Olivia, Zoianna, and Izaiah. Beyond his immediate family, Chris will be missed by numerous extended family members and friends whose lives he touched profoundly.
During his lifetime, Chris excelled in embodying kindness and compassion towards others. He approached each day with an unwavering positive outlook that brought joy to those around him. He had an innate ability to make people feel heard and valued with his thoughtfulness.
Chris Lee Wiedower will be remembered as a cherished son, brother, uncle, great uncle, and friend. The impact he had on the lives of those who had the privilege of knowing him is immeasurable. His memory will forever be treasured, and his positive influence will continue to resonate within the hearts and minds of those who were fortunate enough to share their lives with him.
In honoring Chris’s legacy, let us remember to approach life with the same kindness, generosity, and zest for living that he exemplified. As we mourn his loss, let us also celebrate the life he lived and the countless ways in which he made the world a brighter place.