"The Doe Network" : International Center for Unidentified & Missing Persons'
Case File: Andrew Thomas Viater & 4715DMWI

  The Doe Network


Andrew Thomas Viater

  • Case Classification: Missing
  • Missing Since: January 22, 1980
  • Location Last Seen: Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin

    Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: N/A
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 22 yrs old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 5'8"
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 170 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): None

  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Curly hair

  • Dentals: Available
  • Fingerprints: Not Available
  • DNA: Available
    Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Navy pea coat black seamans type hat, blue jeans and tee shirt. He could possibly be carrying a brown or blue duffle bag.

  • Jewelry: N/A

  • Additional Personal Items: He is not wearing his eye glasses

    Circumstances of Disappearance

    There was a blizzard that night and at 4 a.m., his dad heard the front door slam. He looked outside and saw footprints in the snow. He followed the footprints off the porch and down the sidewalk. The footprints turned right toward the railroad tracks, his dad followed the footprints. He got to the railroad tracks and then there was nothing.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Ashland Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Gerald Katchka
  • Agency Phone Number: 715-682-7062

  • Agency Case Number: 201-80
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: MP20159

    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

    Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index

    Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

    Last Updated: 06.09.2013 - By: JudyR

    Copyright 1999 - 2010 by The Doe Network

    All photos and information contained within this Web site are the properties of the listed information sources within the case files.