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Mecosta County Sheriff Todd Purcell announced Wednesday morning Deputy Jason Wieber a 16 year veteran of the sheriff's office, passed away from his battle with cancer. 


Purcell said Wieber was a great deputy and a even better family man. "Jason was a caring man, anyone that needed help around the office, Jason was always there. " He had alot of friends in the community and alot of people respected him as a deputy here at the sheriff's office, Jason will be greatly missed," Purcell said. 


Wieber is survived by his wife and son.


Visitation for Wieber is set for 5 to 7 p.m. today, March 2 and Friday, March 3, 2017 at Daggett Gilbert Funeral Home, 13985 Northland Dr., in Big Rapids. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Trinity Fellowship Evangelical-Free Church, 15085 220th Ave., in Big Rapids.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Charlie Wieber Educational fund.




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