DONALD KENNETH WIER, 21, was born on Sept. 10,
1940, the son of Maxine Henderson & Dr. David Wier
(RHS-1925) and the grandson of Dr. A.K. Wier. He came
to Ranger to finish his schooling, transferring from
Spokane, Washington, and graduated in 1958 from Ranger
High School at Ranger, TX. He played in the band and
a member of the stage crew for the senior and the all-
In Oct. of 1958 he and his friend, Duke Dixon (RHS-1955)
joined the U.S. Army together and went through basic
training in Colorado and on to Fort Gordon, GA, together.
There they were separated and Duke Dixon went to Korea
and Donald went to Europe. Donald was released from
the Army in 1961 and enrolled in Ranger Jr. College.
He was killed in an automobile accident on Nov. 27,
1961. He is buried along with his parents in DeLeon,
TX. He is survived by a sister, Mary Ellen Wier.