Alan Ray Wiese, 61, passed away Tuesday April 2, 2013 from complications due to open heart surgery. He was born February 27, 1952 to Harold Wiese and Dorris Hurt in Ogden Utah. Alan was raised and educated in Ogden; he graduated from Ogden High School in 1970 and received his Bachelor’s degree from Weber State University in 1992. He married Linda Kaye Wood in 1976 and they just celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary. He spent 25 years as a chef and debt collector, but his favorite career was caring for others. He is survived by his loving wife Linda Kaye Wood Wiese, his children: JoAnne Tyler, Ammon & Stacie Wiese, David Wiese, Kathryn (KayDee) Wiese. Eight grandchildren: Abryanna Tyler, Brecklyn Wiese, Tavin Wiese, Kamryn Wiese, Landon Wiese, Teagan Wiese, Easton Wiese and Griffin Wiese. Six siblings: Dean & Ann Wiese, Shelba & Lacey Jarolimek, Marvin Wiese, Gilbert Wiese, Sharyl & Kerry Tucker, Carla Wiese and 20 nieces and nephews . He was preceded in death by his parents: Harold Wiese & Dorris W. Bellegante stepmothers Barbara V. Wiese & Dorathea V. Wiese stepfather G.J. Bellegante and father and mother in law John and Kathryn Wood.