In loving memory of Hugo Wiebusch: 1932 - 2023


Hugo Martin Wiebusch, of Ridgefield, Washington, peacefully passed away on March 10, 2023, at the age of 90. Hugo was born Nov. 18, 1932, in Red Wing, Minnesota, to Martin and Martha Wiebusch.

Hugo graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, served in the U.S. Army and the church, and retired from the Social Security Administration. In retirement, Hugo enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and growing Christmas trees.

Hugo is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Gwen; daughter Monica (Marty) Dierker, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; son Craig (Monica) Wiebusch,o f Ridgefield, Washington; daughter, Anne (Gary) Hagel, of Holmen, Wisconsin; granddaughters, Katy Wiebusch, of Astoria, Oregon, Britny Schlinkmeier, of Denver, Colorado, and Stephanie Wiebusch, of Vancouver, Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions in Hugo’s name can be made to either:

  • Ray Hickey Hospice House, 2112 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98661
  • Peace Lutheran Church,13112 NE 28th Street, Vancouver, WA 98682