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Weade Carrie, 69, died Wednesday at her home in Wolf Lake. Surviving is her husband, William; a daughter, Mrs. R. J. Shady of Fort Wayne; and a brother, Frank Dempsey of Goshen. Funeral Friday from the Wolf Lake M. E. Church. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 5-?-1938
Weade Celia M, 87, of R. 1, Kimmell, died Saturday at Goshen Hospital. She was born Dec. 8, 1897 in Kimmell, the daughter of Edward and Ida (Burnheimer) Knapp. On Oct. 12, 1919 in Ormas she married Hobart Weade, who died in 1963. A lifetime resident of the Kimmell area, she was a member of Ormas Baptist Church and Washington Twp Homemakers’ Club. Survivors are 2 daughters, Orpha Sprague of Ligonier, and Mrs. Warren (Wilma) Mock of Wilmot; 2 sons, Howard of Ligonier and Woodward of Kimmell; a brother, Cecil of Kimmell; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services Tuesday at Orr Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 9-28-1985
Weade Christine M, 84, of Ligonier died January 31, 2013 at Parkview Noble Hospital.  She was born on August 9, 1928, the daughter of Bleve and Cathrine (Seals) Gumm in Salem, Ind.  On September 25, 1947, she married Howard Weade. He died in October 2005.  She is survived by 2 children, Ron (Dianne) Weade of Ashville, N.C., and Deb (Kenny) Miller of Ligonier; 3 grandchildren, Tanner (Catrina) Miller, Casey (Chelsey) Weade, and Brittney Miller; 6 siblings, Delia Nix, James Gumm, Cathrine Schlabach, Geraldine Halsey, Virginia Baker and Johnny Gumm.  She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Therman Harrsion and Donald Gumm.  She retired from Lyle in Ligonier. She had also worked at Essex for many years.   Funeral Feb. 4 at Yeager Funeral Home.  Burial, Sparta Cemetery.   ^ 2-1-2013
Weade Ed, farmer of the southern part of Sparta Twp, committed suicide Sunday by hanging himself from a rafter in the barn. Anger, worry and mental derangement are said to have been the cause for the suicide. He had been greatly angered during the day to find that farm hands had broken down a great number of corn stalks in plowing and all efforts of his family to pacify him were unavailing. He leaves a wife and 3 children, ages 12, 14 and 30. The eldest, Charles, is married and lives in Ligonier. Funeral was held from Broadway Church Tuesday. ^ 7-9-1908
Weade Eliza A, 79, died at the home of her son, Hobart, north of Cromwell. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Israel Irvin. Surviving are one son, Hobart; one daughter, Mrs. Rayburn Stults, Cromwell; and one sister, Mrs. Clara Weigel, Kimmell. Funeral Tuesday at Kimmell Methodist Church. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 12-?-1933
Weade Golda M, 87, R. 1, died Friday in Whitley County Hospital. She was a teacher for 22 years in the Kimmell, Cromwell and Ligonier schools. A lifetime resident of the area, she was born to Albert and Addie (McKee) Weade in Sparta Twp Aug. 21, 1888. She was a member of the Broadway Christian Chapel Church, the National Retired Teachers Association and the North Star Rebekah Lodge. Surviving is a brother, Ralph, R. 1, Kimmell. Services Monday at Broadway Christian Chapel Church. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 3-?-1976
Weade Hobart M, 66, a retired Washington Twp farmer, died Saturday en route to the Kendallville hospital after suffering a heart attack on a Ligonier street. Surviving are the wife, Celia; 2 sons, Howard of Ligonier, and Woodward, R. 1, Kimmell; 2 daughters, Mrs. Warren (Wilma) Mock, R. 1, Pierceton, and Mrs. Adrian (Orpha) Sprague of Ligonier; 16 grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Loren Heeter of Ligonier. Services Tuesday from Ulrey-Sedgwick Funeral Home. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 8-?-1963
Weade Howard E, 78, of Ligonier, died Oct. 25, 2004 in Goshen Hospital. He was a retired grain tester for Lyon-Greenleaf and a carpet layer. A graduate of Wolf Lake High School, he was a member of the Eagles Lodge. He was born Nov. 17, 1925 in Noble County to Hobart and Celia (Knapp) Weade. On Jan. 18, 1947 in Etna he married Christine Gumm. Surviving are his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Kenny Miller of Ligonier; a son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Dianne Weade of Syracuse; a sister, Wilma Mock of Wilmot; a brother, Woodward Weade of Kimmell; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Orpha Sprague. Services Thursday at Orr Funeral Home. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. ^ 10-26-2004
Weade Mary was born in Warren County, Ohio Aug. 21, 1808. She was a sister of Daniel and Samuel Ohlwine of Sparta Twp. She married Henry Weade in 1828. She came to Indiana in 1834. In the same year she and her husband joined the Christian Church, of which she remained a member until her death, April 16, 1891. Her husband died in 1847, leaving a family of 9 children, several of them quite young. Five of them survive. She left Sparta a few years ago and died at the home of her son, John, in Kosciusko County. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. Noble County American 7-8-1891
Weade Ralph W, 87, of R. 1, Kimmell, died Monday at his residence. Born May 21, 1893 in Kimmell, he was the son of Albert and Addie (McKee) Weade. A retired farmer, he was a lifetime resident of the Kimmell area and a member of Broadway Christian Chapel. He is survived by cousins. Services Wednesday in Ulrey Funeral Home. + 11-?-1980
Weade William was of German parentage but was born in Greenbriar County, Va. in April 1810. From this place he came to Noble County. He purchased a farm where he spent the remainder of his useful life. In 1846 he married Louisa Adair, who was also a pioneer and who was the mother of 8 children, 6 of whom are still living. He was a member of the Christian Church for more than 24 years. He died Nov. 7, 1891. Noble Co Democrat 6-15-1892
Weadick Elizabeth (Saller), 65, Eaton, Ohio, died Saturday in a hospital in Dayton, Ohio. She was born June 10, 1912. She was a graduate of Kendallville High School and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Chicago. She is survived by her husband, Thomas; one son; and 4 sisters, Genevieve Saller, Kendallville, Mrs. Helen McGill, Fort Recovery, Ohio, Miss Marceil Saller, Springfield, Ill., and Mrs. Mary Clements, Fort Wayne. Two brothers preceded her in death. Services Tuesday in Eaton Catholic Church. Burial, Eaton Catholic Cemetery. + 3-?-1977
Wear David E, 43, of 1860 Bury Dr., Fairfield, Calif., died Saturday in a motorcycle accident in Calif. He was born on July 17, 1939 in Indianapolis to William and Naomi (Ervin) Wear. On May 27, 1973 in Rome City he married Darla Lorveer. A former Rome City resident, he graduated from Rome City High School, Purdue University and Xavier College in Cincinnati. He was employed by Crown Zellerbach of San Francisco where he was manager of engineering. Surviving are his wife; his mother,; a son, David Jr. of Erlington, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Heidi Eaton of Fairfield, Ohio; and a sister, Mrs. George (Martha) DeWald of Rome City. Private services Tuesday. + 6-11-1983
Wear Naomi Ruth, 77, of 203 Weston St., Rome City, died Saturday in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Indianapolis on June 20, 1910, she was the daughter of William H. and Margaret (Muffley) Ervin. On Aug. 20, 1938 in Indianapolis, she married William H. Wear, who died in 1981. She moved to the Rome City area 40 years ago and was manager of Holsinger Insurance Co., Rome City, and worked for Ohio Casualty Insurance Co. She was a member of Rome City United Methodist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. George (Martha) DeWald, Rome City; a sister, Martha Claybrook, Spokane, Wash.; a brother, William H., Long Beach, Calif.; 4 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A son, David, died in 1983. Two sisters and one brother also preceded her in death. Services Tuesday in Hutchins Funeral Home, Wolcottville. Burial, Greenwood Cemetery. + 3-19-1988
Wear William H, 72, of 203 Weston Ave., Rome City, died today at his residence. He was born April 15, 1909 in Maldon, Mass., the son of Charles and Sophia (Crossman) Wear. On Aug. 20, 1938 in Indianapolis, he married Naomi R. Ervin. He moved to Rome City in 1933. He was a member of Rome City United Methodist Church, a charter member of Rome City Lions Club and Rome City Board of Zoning Appeals. He was retired from the Ohio Casualty Insurance Co. of Hamilton, Ohio. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. George (Martha) DeWald of Rome City; a son, David of Fairfield, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Edwin (Althea) Sage of Belmont, Mass.; 2 brothers, Richard of Providence, R.I., and Charles of Concord, Mass.; and 3 grandchildren. Private services will be held. + 6-?-1981
Weatherbee Catharine, 85, died at the residence of her son, John Huff, one mile west of Brimfield on April 2. Funeral on Wednesday. ^ 4-5-1883
Weatherford Ariana, wife of John D. Weatherford, was born in Lawrenceburg, Ky., Aug. 19, 1836; died at Kendallville, Jan. 13, 1891, aged 54 years, 4 months and 24 days. She was the daughter of L. Cook of Fayette, Mo. She was married Jan. 1, 1858. She came to Indiana in 1865 and has been a resident of Kendallville for 23 years. She was the mother of 4 children, all of whom preceded her in death. She leaves her father and stepmother; her husband; and one sister. + 1-13-1891 ^ 1-23-1891
Weatherford John D was born at Hustonville, Ky. Nov. 23, 1838, and died at Kendallville Dec. 7, 66 years and 14 days. His boyhood days were spent in Ky., but he became a resident of Mo. before he had reached his majority. He married Jan. 1, 1858 Ariana Cook, who died in this city Jan. 13, 1891. They had 4 children, all of whom preceded their mother in death. He was married to Sarah Weston Jan. 19, 1893, who is left. When the Civil War broke out he was a resident of Mo. and entered the Confederate Army and did a soldier’s duty in General Price’s command and took part in several hard fought engagements. After his service he came to Indiana and located first at Huntertown and later in this city about 1865 where he resided until his death. He was a member of the Masonic and Odd Fellow fraternities. Funeral from the residence on N. Main St. Friday. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 12-7-1904 ^ 12-16-1904
Weaver Albert B, 82, a lifelong resident of Ligonier, died Saturday at his home in that city. A hardware dealer in Ligonier for more than 50 years, he was a member of the Presbyterian Church and the Masonic Lodge. Surviving are the wife, Georgina; a son, Elmo of Ligonier; a granddaughter, Nancy Weaver of Ligonier; a brother, Dr. Frank of Churubusco; and a sister, Mrs. Grace Harper, Ligonier. Funeral Tuesday in Ulrey-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 7-?-1948
Weaver Albert W - Mrs. Ray Boszor and daughter, Alberta, have returned from Belleville, Ohio, where they were called by the death of the former’s father, A. W. Weaver. He spent his boyhood days and the early portion of his married life in this community. ~ 1-8-1925
Weaver Anna Belle, 94, of 837 S. Main St., Kendallville, died Tuesday at her residence. Born in Wawaka, Feb. 5, 1890, she was the daughter of Farris and Chaffie Portner. She lived most of her life in Kendallville and had worked for Business Service Co. A nephew, Farris Portner of King George, Va., survives. Three brothers preceded her in death. Services Thursday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 7-24-1984
Weaver Annelia, 18, daughter of Washington Weaver, died at her parents’ home at Albion on Dec. 15 of consumption. Funeral at Lutheran Church Tuesday. ^ 12-21-1894
Weaver Barbara E, about 92, (b.10-17-1860), a lifelong resident of the Brimfield community, died Sept. 18, 1953 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Olive Franks about 6 miles north of Albion. The widow of Wesley Weaver, she sustained a fracture of hip Nov. 22 last year. Also surviving is a son, Wilbur; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was the last of a family of 12 children born to John and Delilah Frick. Her son, Grover, preceded her in death. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren at Wawaka where funeral was Monday. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 9-?-1953
Weaver Bessie Ray was born Nov. 17, 1881 and died Nov. 28, aged 16 years and 11 days. She was the daughter of Mary and the late Isaac Weaver. She for a time filled the position of librarian of the Bethlehem Sunday School to which she belonged. Funeral Nov. 20 at the M. E. Church at Swan. Burial, Swan Cemetery. ^ 12-3-1897
Weaver Caroline (Engle) was born in Carrol County, Ohio on May 6, 1827; died at the home of her daughter in Albion May 3, 1901, aged 72 years, 11 months and 27 days. She married Samuel Weaver September 30, 1846. To this union were born 4 children, Mrs. Mary Crume of this place, Mrs. Sarah Boate of Albion, Noah Weaver of Attica, Indiana, and Sophronia who preceded her mother in death. They moved to Noble County in 1849. She was a member of the Dunkard Church. Surviving are her husband; 3 children and 5 grandchildren. Funeral at the residence on Sunday. Burial, Osborn Cemetery. + Poppy Scrapbook
Weaver Cecil H, former Kendallville resident, died in a Michigan hospital Tuesday. He was born in Albion. Surviving are his wife, the former Leota Glassmire; three sons, Lloyd, Harry and Robert, all of Toledo, Ohio; 8 sisters and brothers; 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. A sister-in-law, Mrs. Walter (Wandis) Gaston of Kendallville, also survives. Services Friday at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, Mich. + 2-16-1982
Weaver Celestine, 42, (Mrs. Allen) died this morning. The case is a peculiarly sad one. Little more than a week ago a new life was ushered into the world, and since that time Mrs. Weaver has been in precarious health until the end came this morning. A husband and a large family of children, survive. She was a member of the Evangelical Church. ~ 1-8-1891
Weaver Charles, salesman for A. H. Perfect & Co., Fort Wayne, who has called on Albion businessmen and surrounding towns for many years, died Saturday at his home in Fort Wayne. Funeral was Monday. + 4-?-1941
Weaver Charles James, aged 18 years, 8 months and 9 days, died July 19 in Wisner, Neb. of diphtheria. ^ 8-4-1881
Weaver Clauda J, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Weaver, Wisner, Neb., died of diphtheria April 30, 1881, aged 1 year, 10 months and 15 days. ^ 8-4-1881
Weaver Cleo W, 82 of R. 3, Syracuse, died Tuesday in Goshen Hospital of complications after suffering a hip fracture 2 weeks ago. Born in Syracuse Aug. 20, 1892, he was a mason contractor and a member of the Church of God. Surviving are 3 daughters, Mrs. William Long of Elkhart, Mrs. Roger Kiester of Kimmell, and Mrs. Carl Hadley of Syracuse; one son, Leroy of Syracuse; 14 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services Thursday in Harris Funeral Home. Burial, Syracuse Cemetery. + 8-?-1974
Weaver David C, 69, lifelong resident of Orange Twp, died last Monday at his home west of Brimfield from heart trouble. He was born May 5, 1858 in Orange Twp, the son of Jacob and Lydia Weaver. He was a farmer. Surviving are the widow; a daughter, Hazel at home; a brother, Jay; and sister, Rachel of Brimfield. Funeral Thursday from the home. Burial, Osborn Cemetery. + 7-?-1922
Weaver Donald E was born May 28, 1920 and died Oct. 19, 1975. Service at Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion, Oct. 21. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. + 10-?-1975
Weaver Donald Sam, 55, R. 1, died Sunday at the VA Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born May 28, 1920 to Rollo and Lottie (Duesler) Weaver. Dec. 12, 1943 he married Mary Beebe at LaGrange. He was a security guard for Starcraft, Topeka and a WW II veteran. Surviving are the widow; 3 daughters, Mrs. Lynn (Sue) Walker, Ligonier, Linda Kennedy, Thomasville, N.C., and Sandra at home; one son, Keith at home; 3 sisters, Laverne, Columbia City, Phyllis Walter, Wawaka, and Doris Webb, Payne, Ohio; and 3 brothers, Robert and Lyle of Fort Wayne, and Delbert, Antwerp, Ohio; 3 grandchildren. One brother and one sister preceded him in death. Services Tuesday at Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery + 10-?-1975
Weaver Earl L, 78, of Ashtabula, Ohio, died July 3 at the Ashtabula County Medical Center. He was born Jan. 10, 1911 in Wawaka, the son of Grover and Mary (Piggott) Weaver. On May 30, 1934 he married Beverly Wolf. He worked for the NYC Railroad for 43 years, retiring in 1973. He had lived in the Ashtabula area since 1960. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Ways Employees. He graduated from Wawaka High School where he was a member of the basketball team. Surviving are his wife; 2 sons, Victor F., Ashtabula, and Terry C. of Riverside, Calif.; 3 daughters, Nancy Jane Cassidy of Warren, Pa., and Sue Ann Vasil and Wendy Kay Swartzfager of Ashtabula; s sister, Marguerite Leeson of Ligonier; a brother, Howard of Mishawaka; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Frank. Services July 6 in Ashtabula. Burial, North Kingsville, Ohio. + 7-3-1989
Weaver Ed, 70, former resident of Avilla, died today at Hammond. The body was returned to Avilla and funeral services held Tuesday with burial in the Avilla Cemetery. + 3-?-1941
Weaver Edna E, 68, died Dec. 12 at the home of her son William, R. 2, Avilla. She lived in Fort Wayne and was a retired employee of Stillman Department Store where she had worked 22 years. She was a native of Farmland and had lived in Fort Wayne since 1942. Other survivors include two daughters, Patricia Garrison, LaOtto, and Marian Cowgill, Marysville, Ohio; two brothers, Albert McCreery, Greensburg and Franklin McCreery, Muncie; three sisters, Mrs. Northa Stockton, Indianapolis, Mary Wise and Doris Jefferson, both Muncie. She was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church, Fort Wayne, and a founder member of the Jolly Twelve Club. Services Dec. 15 in Sloan Funeral Home, Fort Wayne. Burial, Covington Memorial Gardens. ~ 12-21-1978 + 12-12-1978
Weaver Elberta M, about 52, (b. 10-26-1901) died Sept. 8, 1954 at her home 6 miles north of Albion. Surviving are the husband, Frank E.; a daughter, Karen Sue; and 3 sons, Grover, Albert, Richard Frank and David Allen, all at home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Francis of Toledo, Ohio; 2 sisters, Mrs. N. P. Haase of Tampa, Fla., and Mrs. Tony Witzak of Toledo; 3 brothers, Ivar, Robert and Albert Francis of Toledo. Funeral Friday at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 9-?-1954
Weaver Eldon C, 81, Kendallville resident, died at his home there Wednesday from a heart ailment. Funeral will be tomorrow at the home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. Surviving are the widow and 2 children, Mrs. Lottie Bassett, and Mrs. Grace Eulitt of Kendallville. One daughter, Mrs. Ollie Herb, preceded him in death. Twelve grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren survive. + 12-?-1936
Weaver Elizabeth Jane nee Musgrove was born in Richland County, Ohio Dec. 13, 1829. Died at her home in Avilla March 10, in her 71st year. From the age of 3 years to womanhood she was cared for by Grandma Beckley, who at that time lived with her family in Richland County, Ohio. On the 8th of April 1846, she married George Weaver, who died nearly 2 years ago. They had 3 sons and one daughter, all of whom are living except the daughter, Mrs. Chester Cluff, who died 7 weeks ago. In 1853 Mother Weaver, with her husband and children moved to Indiana and lived on their farm one and one-half mile west of Avilla until the spring of 1891 when they moved to their present home in Avilla. Nine years ago while suffering from a long illness she was baptized and identified herself with the Evangelical Association. Funeral was held from the Evangelical Church at Avilla Monday. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. ^ 3-16-1900 + 3-?-1900
Weaver Ellis, the infant child of Allen Weaver, died on Tuesday and was buried yesterday. ~ 3-12-1891
Weaver Elmer S was born in Noble County Nov. 22, 1858 and died in Kendallville June 2, aged 38 years 6 months and 11 days. He married Julia A. Neer Feb. 27, 1883. They had one daughter. He united with the church of Christ in 1881. During last November he was taken ill and was confined to the house all winter. He constantly grew worse until about 4 weeks ago when an abscess was located on his back and an operation upon it seemed to promise recovery. He leaves his wife and daughter Jessie, his aged father and mother, one brother, one sister. Funeral at the Church of Christ on last Saturday. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 6-11-1897
Weaver Ersula, an Avilla pioneer resident, died at her home on South Van Scoyoc Street on last Saturday. The funeral was held on Monday from the local Evangelical Church. Music for the occasion being furnished by Mrs. Walter Rex at the piano and Mr. Forest DeHoff, who sang a number of appropriate solos. Burial took place in the family lot at the Avilla Cemetery. The daughter of Isaac and Julia Ann Shambaugh, she was born November 3, 1853, in Richland County, Ohio. In the year of 1858 she came to Noble County, Indiana with her parents, where she has lived her entire life. In 1871 she married James Weaver, who has preceded her in death about 27 years. In her early teens she became a member of the Lutheran Church at Mt. Pleasant, later placing her membership with the Calvary Evangelical Church of Avilla. For the last three years she has been afflicted. She died June 28, at her home in Avilla. Those who survive are one son, Frank Weaver of Avilla; three brothers, Frank Shambaugh of Kendallville, Ed of Jackson, Michigan; and Isaac of Avilla; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. ~ 7-3-1930
Weaver Fidelia Jane, 83, (b.1-29-1857 - d.6-29-1940) died at her home in Kendallville Saturday. Funeral Tuesday at the home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. Surviving are 2 daughters, 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. + 6-?-1940
Weaver Frank E, 76, of R. 1, Wawaka died Tuesday at his residence. The son of Grover and Mary (Piggott) Weaver, he was born in Noble County June 17, 1907. In June 1934 he married Elberta Francis, who died Sept. 8, 1954. He was a retired farmer. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Karen) Growcock of R. 3, Wolcottville; 3 sons, Grover of Wawaka, Richard of Goshen, and David of R. 1, LaGrange; a sister, Marguerite Leeson of Ligonier; 2 brothers, Howard of Mishawaka, and Earl of Ashtabula, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services Friday at Hutchins-Armes Funeral Home, Wolcottville. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 9-27-1983
Weaver Frank H and Mae, lifelong residents of this community, died within 24 hours. Frank, 75, died Sunday at his home on Van Scoyoc St., and his wife, Mae, 67, died Monday at the home. Both died as a result of a heart attack. Surviving the couple are three daughters, Mrs. Nina Growcock, Rome City, Mrs. Lileth Whan and Mrs. Rosetta Miller, and a son Lauren, all of Avilla, and eighteen grandchildren. Mr. Weaver had no other survivors. Mrs. Weaver leaves two brothers, Will Fisher of Wolcottville and Frank Fisher and three sisters, Mrs. Maude Brumbaugh of Albion, Mrs. Edyth Brumbaugh and Mrs. Bess Strater of Corunna. Double services Wednesday at the Hopewell Church. Burial Avilla Cemetery. ~ 9-1-1949
Weaver Frank Henry, son of Ersula and James Weaver, was born December 17, 1873 in Noble County and died August 28, 1949. He spent all his life in Noble County except for several years which was spent in DeKalb County. He was married in October, 1905 to Mae E. Fisher. They had four daughters and one son. One daughter, Catherine, preceded him in death 39 years ago. Upon moving to the Hopewell community he became a member of the Presbyterian Church of Hopewell. He leaves three daughters, one son, eighteen grandchildren. Double funeral services at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church Wednesday, August 31, 1949. ~ 9-8-1949
Weaver George, 73, died at his home in Avilla on Sunday. Surviving are two sisters, Miss Mina Weaver with whom he made his home; Mrs. Patrick Murray of near Lisbon; and one brother, Alvin of LaGrange. Services Tuesday from the M. E. Church. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. + 9-?-1936
Weaver George, who for more than forty years has been a resident of this vicinity, died at his home on S. Main St. Tuesday. His illness has been quite extended. He was born in Richland County, Ohio, Dec. 6, 1824 and died May 3, 1898, aged 73 years, 6 months and 27 days. He was the third from the oldest in a family of ten children, two of whom preceded him in death. He received a common school education; was reared on a farm at home until he reached his majority when he came to Noble County driving cattle for Amos Black. This was in 1845; and after remaining here six months, he returned to Ohio, and on April 8, 1846 was married to Elizabeth Musgrove. They had four children - Allen, James, Albert and Jennie. Mr. and Mrs. Weaver remained in Ohio until 1853, when they came to Noble County, where they have since resided. Their early life here was one of hardship. In the spring of 1891 they moved from their farm home to Avilla. Besides his aged wife, Mr. Weaver leaves three sons, one daughter, twenty grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, together with brothers and sisters. Funeral at the Evangelical Church this afternoon. ~ 5-5-1898
Weaver Grover A, 77, of Wawaka, died February 11, 2012, at his residence. On December 27, 1934, he was born to Frank and Alberta (Francis) Weaver in Noble County. On February 18, 1956, he married Rose E. Targgart in Cosperville. He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Kathy (Ken) Gangwer of Ligonier, and Lisa (David) Blazek of Avilla; 5 grandchildren, Mandy Gangwer, Joshua (Kelly) Blazek, Jeremy Blazek, Mathew Gangwer and Brittney Blazek; and 2 siblings, David (Sara) Weaver of Wolcottville and Karen (Bob) Growcock. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Danielle Blazek; and one brother Richard Weaver. He graduated from Wawaka High School in 1954 and served in the U.S. Army from 1955-58. He retired as owner of Reid’s repair shop in Ligonier after 30 years of service. In keeping with Grover’s wishes, no public service or visitation will be held. A cremation committal will take place at Legacy Cremation & Remembrance Center in Ligonier. ^ 2-14-2012
Weaver Grover C, 49, lifelong resident of Noble County, died at his home 4 miles east of Wawaka today from heart trouble. He was a member of the Wawaka Church of the Brethren. Surviving are the widow and 3 sons, Frank, Earl and Howard; a daughter, Marguerite; his mother, Mrs. Barbara Weaver; a sister, Mrs. Lee Franks; and a brother, Wilbur, all of Wawaka. ^ 2-20-1934
Weaver Hazel, 80, was killed when Earl E. Hilyard suffered a fatal heart attack and his car jumped the curb and struck her as she was walking in downtown Ligonier Friday. A native of Wawaka, she was born on Aug. 22, 1890 to David and Ann (Rose) Gill, and was a lifetime resident of Wawaka. Her husband, Walter, preceded her in death. She was a member of the Wawaka United Methodist Church. Survivors include a granddaughter, Mrs. Jean Seipel of Muncie, and a sister, Mrs. Ruth Thompson, Rome City. Funeral Sunday at the Ulrey Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. + 6-?-1971
Weaver Irvin A, 82, 214 Wood St., Kendallville, died in McCray Hospital Sunday, one day before he and his wife, the former Mina E. Bollinger, would have observed their 55th wedding anniversary. The couple was married February 22, 1905, in Toledo, Ohio. He was born April 6, 1877, near Avilla and went to Kendallville 60 years ago. He retired as billing clerk at the McCray Refrigerator Co. 15 years ago. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Weaver. Surviving in addition to the widow are two sons, Raymond of Elkhart, and George of Kendallville; a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Mains, also of Kendallville; six grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Ella Rogers, of Gary; and two brothers, Fred of Ventura, Calif., and Perry, of Huntington. Three sisters and three brothers preceded him in death. ~ 2-25-1960
Weaver Jacob a citizen of Orange Twp, died at his home near Brimfield Jan. 1, 1892, aged 64 years, 11 months and 1 day. He was born in Columbiana County, Ohio, Jan. 30, 1827. He moved from Ohio to Indiana in 1849. In 1852 he married Lydia Towns, and they had 10 children, 4 of whom preceded him in death. He united with the Dunkard Church in his younger years. + 1-1-1892
Weaver James died July 7, 1903. He was born in Richland County, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1849, the son of George and Elizabeth (Musgrove) Weaver. They moved to Allen Twp when he was four years old. He married Ersula Shambaugh May 7, 1873, and they had one son, Frank H., born Dec. 17, 1873. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. ~ 7-?-1903
Weaver Jay, 69, lifelong resident of near Brimfield, died May 22 of dilation of the heart. He was born near Brimfield. Surviving are 3 nieces, Mrs. Charles Canan, Mrs. Alvin Bauman of near Brimfield, and Mrs. Dorothy Speece; and one nephew, Thurlow Weaver of near Brimfield. Funeral at Bonham Funeral Home May 25. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 5-?-1941
Weaver John I, 31, of 158 Simpson St., Elkhart, was killed Wednesday when the car in which he was riding drove under a semi-trailer truck near LaGrange. Services will be Sunday. He was the son of Raymond Weaver, a Kendallville native, and Virginia Weaver, who survive in Elkhart. Also surviving are his wife, Deb.; 2 sons; 2 daughters; 2 sisters; a brother and an aunt, Ruth Mains of Kendallville. + 5-8-1985
Weaver Joseph B was born in Lancaster County, Pa., March 25, 1828; died September 27, 1893, aged 65 years, 6 months, 2 days. In early youth the deceased, with his parents, moved to Ashland County, Ohio and settled near Wooster. Here he grew to manhood and then came to Noble County, settling on the farm where he lived to the day of his death. He was married to Mary Ann Shambaugh February 3, 1856. They had three sons and two daughters, who, with the widow, one sister, one brother and two grandchildren, survive. He was a member of the U.B. Church. Funeral at Mt. Pleasant on Friday. ~ 10-5-1893
Weaver Keith Allan, 35, Wawaka, died Sunday (d.2-21-1988) in McCray Hospital. He was born July 17, 1952, the son of Donald and Mary Weaver. Surviving are his mother in Wawaka; 2 sisters, Linda Kennedy of Columbus, Ohio, and Susan Walker of Texas; 2 nieces, Dawn and Christy Walker of Albion, and a nephew, Burton Kennedy of Albion. Services at Brazzell Funeral Home Feb. 24. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. + 2-21-1988
Weaver Laura G , 83, died December 24 at her home in Ventura, Calif. Surviving besides the husband, Fred A., are three sons, Elmer, Vallejo, Calif., James A., Oxnard, Calif., and Harry of Ventura, Calif. A daughter, Ethel, preceded her mother in death. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. J. W. Kelham of Avilla and Mrs. E. J. Moore of Indianapolis, one brother, O. K. Beckley of Albion, eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was the daughter of James McClure Beckley and Arcella Prentice Beckley and married Fred A. Weaver, a local resident. They made this community their home until moving to California in 1912. ~ 12-31-1959
Weaver Lauren "Peenie", 66, died June 15 at his home at 424 Water St. He was born in Noble County Sept. 12, 1911 to Frank and Mae (Fisher) Weaver. He married Enid McCoy in Syracuse in 1939. A retired farmer, he had lived here two years, coming from near Hopewell, had driven a school bus for the East Noble Corporation and was a member of the Hopewell Presbyterian Church. Survivors include the widow; two daughters, Mrs. Raymond (Judy) Teders, R. 1, Avilla, and Mrs. Lloyd (Cheryl) Heller, Fort Wayne; three sisters, Mrs. Nina Growcock, Ligonier, Mrs. Kermit (Lileth) Whan and Mrs. Howard (Rosetta) Miller, both Avilla; and four grandchildren. A sister Katherine preceded him in death. Services Saturday in Hopewell Church. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. ~ 6-22-1978 + 6-15-1978
Weaver Lena Speaker, 77, Kimmell, died last Tuesday at McCray Hospital. She was born March 4, 1903 in Baltimore, Md., a daughter of Nicholas and Sophie Bozzay. She married Cloyd Speaker on September 10, 1919. He died in 1965. On October 26, 1974 she married Otho (Pete) Weaver. She was a member of the Sparta Church and the Eagles Auxiliary. She had lived in the community the past 61 years. Survivors are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Leslie LeMieux, Kimmell; two grandchildren, Mrs. Charles Musselman, Ligonier, and Leslie L. LeMieux Jr. of Paulding, Ohio; four great-grandchildren, Jeffery C., Jason C. Boyle, Ligonier, and Michael D. and Mark D. Lemieux, Paulding, Ohio. Services Friday in Ulrey Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 10-?-1980
Weaver Leroy, a former Avilla boy, and a son of the late Allen and Celestine Weaver, died on the streets of Chicago last Friday while en route home from his place of business in that city. The funeral occurred at Chicago, Ill. on Sunday. He was a nephew of Mrs. C. M. Halferty, Mrs. Ersula Weaver and Isaac Shambaugh of this place. ~ 5-26-1929
Weaver Levi, 63, more commonly known to his friends as Lee, died last Friday on the farm where he was born, his death also occurring on the anniversary of his birth. Apoplexy is given as the cause of his death. He was found dead, lying on a couch in the residence on the farm which was being remodeled. Shortly before noon he walked to the residence to lie down on a couch. This he had done many times before. He was found by his sisters when they went to call him to the birthday dinner they prepared for him. ~ 5-21-1925
Weaver Lloyd E, 72, a native of Avilla, died Saturday, February 21, in a Seattle, Washington, hospital. Survivors include the widow, Jeanette; two adopted sons, in Seattle; one adopted daughter, living in Los Angeles and three brothers, Irvin, Kendallville, Harry of Huntington and Fred of Ventura, Calif. Services Tuesday in Seattle. ~ 2-26-1959
Weaver Lona died at her home near Brimfield Oct. 1, 1892, aged 19 years, 3 months and 12 days. She leaves a mother, 2 sisters and 3 brothers. Funeral was at the home. Burial, Osborn Cemetery. + 10-1-1892 ^ 10-21-1892
Weaver Lottie M was born May 1, 1893 and died Nov. 18, 1961. Services at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home, Albion, Nov. 20. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. + 11-?-1961
Weaver Louisa Regina, widow of Daniel Weaver who died 22 years ago, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Peter Hottinger in Green Twp last Monday at the age of 84 years, 7 months and 7 days. She was born in Ohio Nov. 25, 1837. On Feb. 22, 1854 she married Daniel Weaver. Funeral was Thursday at the Ege Church. Burial, church cemetery. + 7-?-1923
Weaver Lucinda, 91, widow of the late Joseph Weaver, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Gale of Wawaka, Friday on the eve of celebrating her birthday. Death was due to complications of old age. She was one of the pioneer residents of this county and spent her entire life here. Surviving are 2 sons, A. B. of Ligonier and Dr. Frank of Churubusco; and 2 daughters, Mrs. Gale of Wawaka, and Mrs. Bert Harper of near Wawaka. Funeral was Sunday at the Church of the Brethren near Wawaka of which she was a lifelong member. Burial, Osborn Cemetery. Noble County Democrat 2-3-1927
Weaver Mae E, daughter of Moses and Ellen Fisher, was born May 20, 1881 in Noble County and died August 29, 1949. She married Frank H. Weaver October 19, 1905. They had four daughters and one son. One daughter preceded her in death 39 years ago. In her early youth she became a member of the E.V. Church in Avilla, later moving to a farm near Hopewell, became a member of the Hopewell Presbyterian Church. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Nina Growcock of Rome City, Mrs. Lileth Whan, Mrs. Rosetta Miller and one son Lauren of Avilla; eighteen grandchildren, three sisters, two brothers. (See Frank Weaver) ~ 9-8-1949
Weaver Magdelene E, 77, died Dec. 23 in the Sacred Heart Home, Avilla. She was a native of Huntington, moving to Fort Wayne in 1935. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Her husband, Everett Sr., died in 1954. Surviving are one son, Everett Jr., of Fort Wayne; and two sisters, Miss Angeline Holbrook, Fort Wayne, and Mrs. Henrietta Johns in Florida. Funeral was Saturday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Burial, Mount Hope Cemetery at Huntington. ~ 12-31-1970 + 12-23-1970
Weaver Marie N, 79, of The Lamplighter, died Wednesday at Three Rivers Hospital, Three Rivers, Mich. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., April 22, 1902, she was the daughter of Sherman and Alice (Martin) Keller. A retired RN, who had served 22 years at the Sturgis Hospital, moved to Kendallville 8 years ago. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Jack (Beatress) Hale of 460 Garden St.; a son, James Forker of Terre Haute; 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother and 4 sisters. Services Friday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 4-21-1982
Weaver Marie R, 78, R. 1, Rome City, died Friday in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born May 9, 1906 in Sturgis, Mich., the daughter of Felix and Margaret (Shimshea) Levinskie. On Aug. 19, 1961 she married George A. Weaver in Kalamazoo, Mich. He died Jan. 2, 1968. Surviving are the mother who lives in Sturgis; one son, Robert C. Rittermeyer, R. 1, Rome City; one sister, Mrs. Quenten (Jean) McKinzie, Jackson, Mich.; one brother, Wilfred, Chicago; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A brother and a sister preceded her in death. Mass Monday at St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 6-15-1984
Weaver Marion D, 65, of 1203 S. Martin St., Ligonier, died today at his residence. He was born Oct. 29, 1923 in Noble County, the son of Wilbur and Mary (Chapman) Weaver. In 1976 in Syracuse he married Mary Downey. A lifetime area resident, he was retired as toll attendant on the Indiana Toll Road. He was a WW II Army veteran and member of the Elks Club and West Noble American Legion. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Elaine Herschberger of Ligonier; a son, Mark of Simpsonville, S.C.: 3 stepdaughters, Deborah Glaze and Lori Caudill of Ligonier, and Sharon Caudill of Wawaka; a stepson, David Wells of Indianapolis; and 18 grandchildren. One sister and 3 brothers preceded him in death. Services Saturday in Ulrey-Renner Funeral Home in Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 5-11-1989
Weaver Mary (Piggott), 59, of R. 1, Wawaka, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital. Her husband, Grover, died about 12 years ago. She is survived by one daughter and 3 sons, Mrs. Herbert Wolf of Ligonier, Earl of Ligonier, Howard of Mishawaka and Frank of Wawaka. There are 10 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Ed and Lyman Piggott of Wawaka; 2 sisters, Mrs. Clarence Gill of Wawaka; 1 half-brother, Arthur Roysdon of Goshen; 1 half-sister, Ada Depew of North Liberty. Funeral at the Church of the Brethren at Wawaka Monday. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 5-?-1946
Weaver Mary C, 67, of Wawaka, died Monday in McCray Hospital. She was born in LaGrange and was married Dec. 12, 1943 in LaGrange to Donald Weaver who died in 1975. She was a member of First Church of God in Kendallville. Surviving are 2 daughters, Susan Walker of Texas and Linda Kennedy of Columbus, Ohio; and 3 grandchildren. A brother and a sister preceded her in death. Services Wednesday in Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. + 10-2-1989
Weaver Mary Ellen, 53, of Cromwell, died July 15, 1991 at home. She was born January 24, 1938 in Gary and had lived in this area 25 years. She was employed in the bakery department of Family Fare in Ligonier. Her husband, Marion, died in 1989. Surviving are her parents, Monroe and Lucille Loomis of Ligonier, and her father, Leon Downey of Gary; 3 daughters, Deborah Glaze and Lori Caudill of Ligonier, and Sharon Caudill of Albion; a son, David Wells of Indianapolis; and 12 grandchildren. Services this morning in Ulrey-Renner Funeral Home in Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 7-15-1991
Weaver Mary H died Dec. 20, 1970 at McCray Hospital. She was born June 25, 1899 in Orange Twp, to Oliver and Onie (DeBolt) Chapman and was a lifelong resident of the Wawaka community. She was married for 55 years to Wilbur Weaver, who survives with one daughter, Mrs. Jack (Bette) Weber of Goshen; 2 sons, Marion of Ligonier and Carl of Goshen; 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 sons, 4 brothers and one sister. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 12-?-1970
Weaver Mildred May, 74, died July 4 at St. Katherine’s Hospital, East Chicago. She was born in Wolf Lake Sept. 10, 1909 the daughter of Frank and Mary (Addis) Targgart. She married Clifford Smith who preceded her in death in November 1952. In December 1955 she married Otho "Pete" Weaver. Surviving are two granddaughters, Linda Beverley of Ligonier, and Thresa Ambush of Avilla; and four great-grandchildren. A son, Maynard Smith, preceded her in death July 16, 1967. + 7-4-1984
Weaver Milo R "Mike", 39, of Ligonier, was dead of an apparent heart attack on arrival at Goshen General Hospital January 24, 1993. He was born in LaGrange May 20, 1953. He married Sharon Sparks January 26, 1973 in Cromwell. He moved to Ligonier from California 2 years ago and was employed by Cobra Industries in Millersburg. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Jessica, and 2 sons, Joey and Brad, all of Ligonier; his grandfather, Otho Weaver of Kalamazoo, Mich., who raised him; 4 sisters, Mrs. Denny (Terri) Donnerberger of Loogootee, Mrs. Randy (Marti) Gray of Edgewood, Ill., Mrs. Dallas (Mary) Lortie of Albion, and Mrs. Jim (Carol) Thornburg of Syracuse; 2 brothers, James Hillegass of Kendallville and Dennie Green of Loogootee. Services Thursday in Orr Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 1-24-1993
Weaver Mina died at the Warren Memorial Home last Saturday after a heart attack. Services were held at the Home. She resided in Avilla for a number of years. She was a member of the Methodist Church and the Eastern Star. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. ~ 9-25-1947
Weaver Nancy E, 45, R. 2, Grabill, died Wednesday near Portland. Surviving are her husband, A. Wayne; a son, James, at home; a daughter, Susan Jordon of Huntertown; her father, Ira Dirrim, Pure; a brother, Larry Dirrim, Phoenix, Ariz.; and a sister, Gloria Brenton, also of Phoenix. Burial, Haverstock Cemetery, Zanesville. ~ 6-9-1983
Weaver Noble Ray, 51, died Monday in St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born in Noble County, he had been employed the past 15 years by the U. S. Postal Service. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy. Surviving are his wife, Joanne; 2 daughters, Deborah K. and Brenda L. at home; 3 sons, Michael L. of Indianapolis, and Jeffrey A. and Rex B. at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fawn Weaver of Fort Wayne. Services Thursday in Klaehn’s Wayne St. Chapel. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 9-6-1982
Weaver Okla Belle, about 40, (b.1-21-1911) of R. R. 3, Ligonier, died September 20, 1951 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Fort Wayne. Surviving are the husband, Otho; two daughters, Mrs. Raymond Cassidy of Ligonier, and Annalee at home; a granddaughter; and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Levi Gaff of Albion. Services Sunday. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 9-?-1951
Weaver Oma L, 78, of R. 2, Wolcottville, died Wednesday at Miller’s Merry Manor, LaGrange. She was born in Kendallville Oct. 26, 1908, the daughter of Lewis and Bertha (Sheets) Damand. On Aug. 8, 1940 in South Bend she married David "Frazier" Weaver who survives. She moved to LaGrange County from Kendallville 47 years ago. She had taught school 42 years and was a member of Wolcottville United Methodist Church and Retired Teachers Association. Services Saturday in Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 2-11-1987
Weaver Otho P "Pete", 92, of Kalamazoo, Mich., and a former Noble County resident, died February 6, 1998 in Alamo Nursing Home in Kalamazoo. He was born March 11, 1905 in Noble County to Perry and Didiamie (Potter) Weaver. On June 11, 1927 in Albion he married Okla Gaff. She died in 1951. On October 1, 1973 he married Lena Speaker. She died in 1980. He retired in 1971 from the Noble County Highway Department. He was a member of Ligonier Eagles Lodge 1763. Surviving are 2 daughters, June Cassidy of Cromwell and Analee Jaeger of Lake Geneva, Wis.; 3 half-brothers, Arthur Irwin of Kalamazoo, Mich., Allen Irwin of Bronson, Mich., and Paul Irwin of Union City, Mich.; 4 half-sisters, Fern Enos of Kalamazoo, Norma Henwood of Syracuse, Alice Allen of Dowagiac, Katherine Dewyer of Phoenix; and an aunt, Dorothy Rinehart of Albion; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren. One brother and one grandchild preceded him in death. Funeral in Orr Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 2-6-1998
Weaver Rachel, 74, native of Ohio, died Saturday at her home 4 miles east of Wawaka from heart trouble. She is survived by a brother, Jacob, with whom she made her home. Funeral Tuesday. Burial, Osborn Cemetery. + 5-?-1929
Weaver Richard F, 74, died at his home December 21, 2010. He was born in Wawaka on March 6, 1936, to Frank and Alberta (Francis) Weaver. He married Mary Helen Baker in Ligonier on August 15, 1959. Surviving are his wife; 2 daughters, Linda D. (Mike Eby) Weaver of Goshen and Brenda Noelle (Bradley Walker) Weaver of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a son, James R. (Cheryl) Weaver of Goshen; 4 grandchildren; a sister, Karen (Robert) Growcock of Wolcottville; and two brothers, Grover (Rose) Weaver of Wawaka and David (Sarah) Weaver of LaGrange. He had worked for more than 30 years at Goshen Rubber as a supervisor in quality control. He retired in 2000 after 10 years at Elkhart Brass. He graduated from Wawaka High School in 1955. Funeral Friday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. Burial, Rock Run Cemetery, Goshen. ^ 12-23-2010
Weaver Robert E, 68, of Kendallville, died Tuesday in McCray Hospital. He was born in Fort Wayne May 16, 1924 to Eugene and Iona Mae (Constant) Weaver. On March 10, 1961 in Corunna he married Lucille Dockery. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired in 1976 from International Harvester in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. William (Linda) Ehler of Huntington; a son, Richard A. Meadows of Kendallville; 3 sisters, Kate Carpenter and Helen Deahl of Fort Wayne, and Barbara Shuler of Angola; a brother, Richard of Fort Wayne; 5 grandchildren, Dawn Newport, Kristy Colvert, Brand Ness, Brian Ehler, and Lindsay and Bradley A. Meadows; 2 great-grandchildren, Cort and Kara Newport. Funeral Saturday in Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 3-30-1993
Weaver Robert M, 84, & Joan E, 84, of Big Long Lake died June 6, 2013, in Presence Sacred Heart Home, Avilla. She died June 9, 2013, at in Presence Sacred Heart Home, Avilla.  He worked at ITT in Fort Wayne for 28 years. In 1988, he retired as an engineer from Litton Industries in Tempe, Arizona. He was also a master carpenter and did cabinetry and sheet metal work. She worked as an office manager for doctors in Virginia and Arizona. She retired as secretary of St. Gaspar Catholic Church in Rome City. They were members of St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City. He was born July 26, 1928, in Fort Wayne to Theodore and Margaret (Martin) Weaver. She was born March 11, 1929, in Fort Wayne to Charles and Bernadine (Denzil) Dirig. They were married June 10, 1950, in Fort Wayne. Surviving are 2 sons, Lynn R. (Laura) Weaver of Adams Lake and Gary C. Weaver of Fort Wayne; and a daughter, Diane S. (Tom) Cassady of Arvada, Colo.; 7 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He is survived by 2 brothers, Richard Weaver of Murray, Ky., and Ted Weaver of Auburn; a sister, Marie (Lloyd) France of Butler. She is survived by 3 sisters, Charlene (Tom) Strawser of Indianapolis, Clarita (Dick) Miller of Fort Wayne, and Agnes (Dick) Hollar of Comstock, Wis. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Weaver, and 3 sisters-in-law, Janice Weaver, Nancy Weaver, and Marilyn Weaver. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Rose Ann Schall and Dorothy Jean Bennett; and 2 brothers-in-law, Chuck Kocks and Tom Bennett. They were also preceded in death by a grandson. Mass of Christian burial, Friday in St. Gaspar Catholic Church. Burial, St. Gaspar Cemetery. ^ 6-11-2013
Weaver Rollo V, 91, retired Essex employee, died Friday (d.9-14-1973) at McCray Hospital. He was born Jan. 20, 1892 in Wawaka to Samuel and Rosanna (Sontchi) Weaver. He married in 1912. He was a member of Wawaka Church of the Brethren. His wife, Lottie Mae, died in 1961. He was also preceded in death by one son and 2 brothers. Surviving are 4 sons, Delbert, Antwerp, Ohio, Donald, Wawaka, Robert and Lyle, Fort Wayne; 4 daughters, Lavern and Ruby, Wawaka, Mrs. Doris Webb, Paine, Ohio, and Mrs. Phyllis Walter; one brother, Fawn, Fort Wayne; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services Monday at Bonham-Miser & Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. + 9-?-1973
Weaver Rosanna, 81, a resident of Noble County for 45 years, died at her home near Diamond Lake Sept. 21 from senility and complications. She was born in Ohio, spent her girlhood in Allen County, and her husband preceded her in death in June of this year. Surviving are 3 sons, Walter, Rollo and Fawn, all of Wawaka; and a daughter, Mrs. Icea Sheley of Topeka. Funeral Thursday at Wawaka M.E. Church. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. + 9-?-1937
Weaver Ruby, 60, Wawaka, died Thursday (d. 5-15-1975) in Columbia City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 8, 1914 in Wawaka to Rollo and Lottie Mae Weaver. She was a lifetime area resident. Surviving are 3 sisters, Lavern, Columbia City, Phyllis Walter, Wawaka, Doris Webb, Payne, Ohio; 4 brothers, Donald, Wawaka, Robert and Lyle, Fort Wayne, Delbert, Antwerp, Ohio. Funeral Saturday in Brazzell Funeral Home. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. + 5-?-1975
Weaver Ruth, 68, Shady Acres near Ligonier, died Saturday in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born Dec. 26, 1907 in Ligonier to Lee and Verna (Hall) Lung. She lived in the area most of her life and was a member of Cromwell United Methodist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Harold (Norma) Bitner Jr., R. 1, Cromwell; one sister, Mrs. Leota Harnish, Fort Wayne; 2 brothers, Stanley, R. 1, Ligonier, and Wilbur, R. 1, Cromwell; 2 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral Tuesday in Ulrey Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 4-?-1976
Weaver Sandra, 36, lifetime Wawaka resident, died Thursday (d. 4-15-1982) in Goshen Hospital. Born Aug. 9, 1945, she was the daughter of Donald and Mary C. (Beebe) Weaver. Surviving are her mother; 2 sisters, Linda Kennedy of S.C., and Susan Walker of New Haven; and a brother, Keith of Wawaka. Services Saturday in Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. + 4-15-1982
Weaver Sylvanus, son of Christian and Susannah Weaver, was born near Brimfield, on Nov. 8, 1857 and died at his home on State Road 9 two miles south of Rome City Feb. 22, 1932, aged 74 years, 3 months and 14 days. His parents were among the early settlers in this section and he was the last member of this family to die. On Oct. 15, 1883 he married Jennie Lane and they had 3 children, Mrs. Dan Zimmerman and Mrs. Lloyd R. Gerver of Brimfield, and Mrs. Ray Chapman of Ligonier. He also leaves his wife; 7 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral at Brimfield United Brethren Church Feb. 24. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 2-?-1932
Weaver Walter D, 41, Hudson, died November 29, 2002 at his residence. He was born June 22, 1961 in Fort Wayne. He married Diana L. Noll on August 20, 1983 in Stroh. Surviving are his wife; his father and stepmother, William Delrey and Lorraine Weaver of Avilla; his mother and stepfather, Patricia (Garey) and Tom Hawkins of Cantonment, Fla.; a daughter, Wendy and a son, Dusty, both at home; and 2 brothers, Mike of Corunna and Max of Avilla. Memorial services at Stroh Church of Christ. ~ 12-5-2002
Weaver Wilbur D, about 73, of R. 1, Wawaka, died Sept. 19, 1971 at McCray Hospital. He was born in Noble County on July 10, 1898 and was a retired farmer and machine operator. His wife died Dec. 20, 1970. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley (Barbara Frick) Weaver. Surviving are 3 children, Marion of Ligonier, Carl of Goshen, and Mrs. Jack (Bette) Weber of Goshen; 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Two sons, one brother and one sister preceded him in death. He was a member of Wawaka Church of the Brethren. Funeral Sept. 21at Bonham, Miser & Brazzell Funeral Home in Albion. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 9-?-1971
Weaver William, the father of George Weaver, Mrs. Gensimer, Mrs. Glosser and Mrs. Amos, died at Bellville, Ohio, his home, last week. ^ 9-4-1879
Webb Doris Jane, 65, of LaPorte, died Tuesday. She was born January 22, 1929 in Kendallville to Delbert R. and Josephine (Case) Grate. She married Gaylord Webb in Auburn May 8, 1952. She had resided in LaPorte 43 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church and Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband; 2 sons, Michael of Valparaiso, and Daniel of LaPorte; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother. Funeral today in Haverstock Funeral Home, LaPorte. Burial, Fairfield Cemetery, Ashley. + 1-3-1995
Webb Ida, 72, died last evening at her home in Rome City. She was born Ida Griffith in Girard, Pa. and came here 33 years ago. She was twice married, first to Dr. W. G. Cameron, veterinarian. They had one son, who died in infancy. Mr. Cameron died some 25 years ago. Her second marriage was with the late Dr. H. C. Webb, also veterinarian, who died 10 years ago. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Albion, Mich. Surviving are 2 nephews at Albion, Mich., and a cousin, Mrs. Barbara Dickinson, Wolcottville. Funeral Monday from the home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 3-?-1930
Webb Leonard S, 63, of Country Meadow Apartments, Wolcottville, died Tuesday at McCray Hospital. He was born Nov. 25, 1920 in Knox to Leonard D. and Mabel (Glover) Webb. On March 23, 1943 in Fort Wayne he married Jeanette E. Waters. He moved to Wolcottville 5 years ago from LaGrange and was a retired construction worker for Weikel Construction Co. of Fort Wayne. He was a member of Plato United Methodist Church, Rome City Masonic Lodge No. 451 and LaGrange American Legion Post 215. Surviving are his wife; 5 daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Sharleen) Walburn and Mrs. Charles (Velma) Godsey, Rome City, Mrs. Donald (Jeanne) Hooper of Fort Wayne, Mrs. Randol (Rebecca) Owens of Wolcottville, and Mrs. Arthur (Vickie) Stacy of Hazard, Ky.; a son, Walter L. of LaGrange; 2 half-sisters, Ruth Slushler and Elizabeth Sorrenson of Beaverton, Ore.; a brother, Walter of Rome City; a half-brother, Floyd Webb of Fort Wayne; and 9 grandchildren. One brother and one grandchild preceded him in death. Services Friday at Hutchins-Williams Funeral Home, Wolcottville,. Burial, Woodland Cemetery. + 11-13-1984
Webber Maxine R, 56, of Lake-of-the-Woods, rural Hudson, died Thursday in her residence. She was born in Fort Wayne on October 26, 1938 to Clifford and Ruth (Harnischfeger) Worman. Her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives in Fort Wayne. On December 17, 1988 at Lake-of-the-Woods she married Stanley Webber. He survives. She had lived at Lake-of-the-Woods 10 years, coming from Fort Wayne. She had been employed by Magnavox in Fort Wayne for 31 years. Also surviving are 2 daughters, Madreme Neal of Wolf Lake and Melissa Franz of Wawaka; 2 sons, Rick Waggoner of Bluffton and Mark McCarty of Albion; a stepdaughter, Melinda Boots of Angola; 2 stepsons, Kip Webber of Fort Wayne and Kirt Webber of Hudson; 3 sisters, Pat O'Reilly of South Whitley, Wendy Worman of Ligonier, and Betty Barron of Columbia City; 2 brothers Dennis and Steve Worman of Fort Wayne; and 10 grandchildren. Funeral Saturday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Wright Cemetery near Stroh. ^ 10-6-1995
Webber Michelle Ann, 2 ½, was suffocated Sept. 29, 1968 when a chest of drawers fell on her in her home. She reportedly awoke before the rest of the family and pulled the dresser over on herself while trying to open the drawer. Born Dec. 29, 1965 in Fla., she is survived by her parents, Richard and Joanne (Wood) Webber; 2 brothers, Richard and Steven; and 5 grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Mace of Albion, Mr. and Mrs. William Dempsey of Corunna, and J. T. Wood of Miami, Fla. Funeral Tuesday at Bonham, Miser & Brazzell Funeral Home. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 9-?-1968
Webber Richard E, 52, formerly of Albion, died Monday at the Punta Gorda Medical Center, Punta Gorda, Fla. He was born Dec. 8, 1931, the son of Earl and Gladys L. (Selby) Webber. He was a self-employed trucker and member of the Albion Eagles Lodge and American Legion. Surviving are his mother, Gladys Katz; a daughter, Tara; 2 sons, Richard and Danny, all of Fla.; 2 sisters, Beverly Berkes and Roslin Eling of Albion; and a half-brother, Michael Katz of Albion. Services Sunday at Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 11-?-1984
Webber Thomas, a former watchman at the B&O crossing, died at his home, 500 N. Cowen St., Tuesday from apoplexy. He was born in Van Wert County, Ohio July 27, 1859. He first was married to Sina Earnhart who died 20 years ago. His second wife, Mary Bidwell of Albion, to whom he was married in 1914, survives. There are no children. A sister, Mrs. Nancy Balyeat, lives at Elm Creek, Neb. He moved from Noble County to Garrett 14 years ago. He was a member of the Garrett Methodist Church and the maintenance of way employees’ union. Funeral at the home Thursday. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 1931
Weber Adda Jane, 59, of Albion, died February 13, 1992 in McCray Hospital, Kendallville. She was born in Kendallville April 13, 1932 to Noah and Mabel (Fair - Kidwell) Brown. On June 22, 1963 in Albion she married Max C. Weber. A lifetime Noble County resident, she had lived in Albion since 1963. She was a homemaker and from 1979 to 1983 worked in the housekeeping department of McCray Hospital. Surviving are her husband; 3 sons, Martin Brown of Butler; Max C. Jr. and David Weber of Albion; a stepson, Jim Weber of Honolulu, Hawaii; a stepdaughter, Marilyn Scheumann of Fort Wayne; 2 brothers, Thurman and Robert Brown of Perrysburg, Ohio; 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A sister, Doris Hart, and 3 brothers, Leroy, Wayne and Noah Jr. Brown, preceded her in death. Services Saturday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. + 2-13-1992
Weber Alta Loverne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weber, was born in Wayne Twp on Dec. 24, 1893; died Aug. 3, aged 10 years 7 months and 9 days. She and her sister were visiting relatives at North Liberty, Ind., and while out bathing in one of the lakes she was drowned. Funeral Friday. ^ 8-12-1904
Weber Alta M, 60, (b. 8-19-1889) died May 7, 1950 at her Green Twp home. Surviving are the husband, Victor; 3 sons, Vaughn, Glenn and Floyd; and 6 daughters, Mrs. Wilmer Walker, Mrs. Bruce Jackson, Mrs. Walter Baker, Mrs. Calvin Ott, Mrs. Jack D. Norris and Mrs. James Egolf, all of Albion; and 17 grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday at Burr Oak Baptist Church where she was a member. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 5-?-1950
Weber Archie R, 67, R. 1, died Wednesday in Highland Hospital, Sebring, Fla. from a heart condition. A native of Noble County, he was born Feb. 18, 1906 to Albert and Minnie (Mamerow) Weber and was married June 11, 1932 in South Milford to Florence M. Hovarter. He was a lifetime resident of the community and was a farmer and member of Wayne Center United Methodist Church. He is survived by the widow; 3 sons, John W., Kokomo, David W., and Edward L. of R. 1; 2 sisters, Mrs. Viola Tritch, Pleasant Lake, and Mrs. Florence Leins, 112 S. Lincoln St.; a brother, Charles, R. 1; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister. Funeral Saturday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 4-?-1973
Weber Barbara Jean, 78, of Albion, died April 26, 2006 in the emergency room at Parkview Noble Hospital. She was born December 21, 1927 in Fort Wayne to Virgil and Killian (Kayser) Asher. She married Calvin Weber on August 23, 1947 in Fort Wayne. He died January 16, 1978. Surviving are 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Lynda Weber of Albion and Les and Emily Weber of Fort Wayne; a daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Brent McDowell of Avilla; 7 grandchildren and their spouses, Jamie and Barry Mooney, Ryan and Kara, Christopher and Mary, Robert and Jennifer Weber, Joline and Zachary Lock, and Alissa and Cory Schoon; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Virgil Asher, and a sister, Lucy Carder. She had lived in rural Albion most of her life. She had been a Noble County probation officer for 19 years; served as an investigator for the Noble County prosecutor's office for 13 years; served as manager of Congressman J. Edward Roush's Kendallville office for 4 years; as Noble County Democratic party vice chairman 16 years and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1980. She was a 1945 graduate of New Haven High School and 1946 graduate of International Business College; a member of Noble County Democrat Women's Club, Historical Society, Genealogical Society, American Legion Post 246 Auxiliary; the Indiana Correctional Association and Christian Chapel Church where services were held. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 5-4-2006
Weber Bette J, 60, of Goshen, died Sunday in Goshen Hospital. She was born April 28, 1928 in Kendallville, the daughter of Wilbur and Mary (Chapman) Weaver. On Nov. 3, 1950 in Wawaka, she married Jack Weber. She moved to Goshen in 1958 and was employed by Essex Wife and IXL of Goshen. Surviving are her husband; 2 daughters, Mrs. Gary (Deborah) Bush of Middlebury, and Mrs. Larry (Brenda) Warstler of Stone Lake; a son, Michael of Elkhart; a brother, Marion of Ligonier; and 8 grandchildren. Services Wednesday in Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. Burial, Violett Cemetery. + 4-23-1989
Weber Betty L, 79, of Albion, died December 26, 1999 in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born in Wolcottville on June 14, 1920 to Edwin L. and Ruth (Zonker) Fuller. On November 19, 1942 in Wolf Lake Baptist Church she married Dale H. Weber. A homemaker, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kendallville. She had spent most of her life in Albion. Surviving are her husband; 2 sons, Barry of Bloomington, Minn., and Kent of Fort Wayne; 5 grandchildren; and a sister, Maxine Calvert of Mesa, Ariz. Services Wednesday in Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 12-26-1999
Weber Beverly - See Katherine Weber.
Weber Calvin R, 53, Albion, died Tuesday (d.1-16-1978) in McCray Hospital. He was born March 19, 1924 to Rollie and Cleo (Huntsman) Weber and married Barbara J. Asher Aug. 23, 1947. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Brent (Elizabeth Ann) McDowell, Green Twp; two sons, Raymond C. and Leslie A., Albion; two sisters, Mrs. Richard (Daisy) Winebrenner and Eva Weber, Albion; two brothers, Elton J. and Dale, Albion; three grandchildren. He was a prominent county engineer and board member of McCray Hospital. He was employed at All Metal Mfg Co., Ligonier and was president of C. R. Weber & Associates Engineers and a member of Burr Oak Baptist Church. Services Jan. 19 in Burr Oak Baptist Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 1-19-1978 + 1-?-1978
Weber Carol, 72, of Kendallville, died of cancer July 31, 2008 at her residence. She had operated beauty salons in Avilla and South Milford. She retired from the gift industry in 2001 as a gift buyer for 6 Hallmark stores in Fort Wayne. She graduated from Kendallville High School in 1954. She was born in Kendallville to Edith (Sweet) Mabilangan and Roy Hetrick. She married Carl Weber on Aug. 26, 1963 in Kendallville and again on Aug. 12, 2001 near Syracuse. Surviving are her husband; a son, Clay of Albion; mother of her grandchildren, Amy Heulsenbeck Weber of Avilla; 3 grandsons, Justin, Austin and Hayden Weber; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Joan and Don Shippy of Kendallville and Jerrilynn Pepper of Denver, Colo.; a brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Marian Hetrick of Santa Ana, Calif. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Joyce Smith and Jeanette Hetrick; a brother, Judd Hetrick; and a granddaughter, Cassidy Weber. Services Sunday at Hite Funeral Home. ^ 8-1-2008
Weber Cassidy Rose was stillborn Jan. 12 at DeKalb Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Clay and Amy Weber of Avilla; 2 brothers, Justin and Austin; grandparents, John and Sally Huelsenbeck of Avilla, Bill and Carol Newman and Carl Weber of Kendallville; great-grandparents, Hershel and Freda Huelsenbeck of Avilla and Donald and Jean Rhodes of Ruskin, Fla. Graveside services at St. Mary’s Cemetery. ~ 1-18-1996
Weber Charles A, 76, of R. 1, Kendallville, died Sunday in McCray Hospital. Born in Wayne Twp March 3, 1903, he was the son of Albert and Minnie (Mamerow) Weber. He married Joyce Swogger on Sept. 7, 1924 in Kendallville. A farmer, he was a lifetime Kendallville area resident and a member of Wayne Center United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife; 3 sons, Eugene, Carl and Dale of R. 1, Kendallville; a sister, Mrs. Viola Tritch of Pleasant Lake; 6 grandchildren and 2 great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by 3 sisters and a brother. Funeral Wednesday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 9-?-1979
Weber Cleo M (b. 10-7-1897) died June 3, 1964 at Whitley County Hospital. She was the widow of Rollie Weber and a lifetime resident of this community. She is survived by 3 sons, Dale, Elton (Jack), and Calvin; and 2 daughters, Mrs. Richard (Daisy) Winebrenner, and Miss Eva of Albion; 2 brothers, Raymond Huntsman of Albion and Robert Huntsman of Calif.; 4 sisters, Mrs. James Cole, Miss Donnabelle Huntsman and Mrs. James Winebrenner, all of Albion, and Mrs. Blanche Johnson of Benton; and 9 grandchildren. Funeral Saturday at Burr Oak Baptist Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 6-?-1964
Weber Clinton, 35, farmer of 2 miles south of here, hanged himself, perhaps unintentionally, last night trying to scare his family. His lifeless body was found suspended from a tree near his home, a rope from a child’s swing having been used. His wife, Viva, said that he had not been in a despondent mood and had given no indication that he contemplated suicide. However, shortly before he left the house for the last time his wife said that he remarked that he "guessed he’d hang himself." The remark was not made seriously, his wife thought. Not long afterward she found his body. It was believed that he may have suspended himself by the neck in an effort to frighten the family but strangled before he could call aid. He was born at Port Mitchell July 27, 1897, the son of McClelland and Sarah Weber, the 6th of a family of 7 children, and died Sept. 18, 1932 at the age of 35 years, one month and 21 days. He was married to Viva Lewis Oct. 10, 1916. They had 7 children, one of whom, Leila, preceded her father in death. He is survived by his wife; 4 sons, Robert, Donald, Kenneth and Max; and 2 daughters, Donna and Mary Catherine; and brothers and sisters, all of whom reside in and near Albion, Victor, Herbert, Ford, Rolland and Thaddeus Weber, Mrs. Ivan Edsall, Mrs. Bernice Scheurich, Mrs. Dewey Hiatt, Mrs. Fred Ott and Mrs. Chester Cooper. Funeral at the Burr Oak Church Tuesday. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 9-?-1932
Weber Coy D was born July 26, 1906 and died Sept. 24, 1965 at Bonita Springs, Fla. She was a former G. E. employee. She was a daughter of the late Simon A. and Flora Belle Merriman, born in LaGrange County. She is survived by her husband, Joseph; 3 sisters, Mrs. Webster Pierce of Albion, Mrs. Carrie Caldwell of Ligonier, and Mrs. Roy Lambert of New Orleans, La.; 2 brothers, Herman of Albion, and Art of Fort Wayne. Funeral Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Church in Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 9-?-1965
Weber Cynthia Sue, 60, died May 22, 2007 at Shepherd of the Hill nursing home in Kendallville. She had been employed there for 4 years in housekeeping. She was born in Kendallville on Feb. 3, 1947 to Cecil George and Carolyn Jean (Wolf) Trowbridge. She married Jerry Lynn Weber on Sept. 18, 1965 in Kendallville. He died Dec. 3, 1983. Surviving are 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Tonya and Tracy Yates and Angie Weber and Art Stacy of Kendallville; a son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Angie Weber of Albion; 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Richard Trowbridge of Kendallville and Bill and Brenda Trowbridge of Washington; 3 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law, Pam and Steve Munger of Garrett, LuAnn Rathke of Albion and Cathy and Wally Brellenthin of Auburn; and 10 grandchildren, Lyndee and Kristin Yates, Josh, Craig and Jessica Berning, Jerry, Mikayla and Chase Weber, Tanner and Hailey Stacy. Services Saturday at Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ^ 5-23-2007
Weber Dale H, 82, died March 19, 2002 in Parkview Noble Hospital. He was born Feb. 19, 1920 in Albion to Rollie and Cleo (Huntsman) Weber. On Nov. 19, 1942 at Wolf Lake Baptist Church he married Betty Fuller. She died Dec. 26, 1999. He was a Northern Indiana Fuel & Light serviceman for 15 years, retiring in 1975, and formerly of Weber Bros. Plumbing. A WW II U.S. Army veteran, he attended Berean Baptist Church. He umpired local baseball for 20 years and was a volunteer Albion basketball coach for 10 years. He was 1996 Chain O' Lakes grand marshal. Surviving are 2 sons, Barry of Bloomington, Minn., and Kent of Fort Wayne; 5 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Daisy Winebrenner and Eva Weber of Albion. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Calvin and Elton. Services March 23 at Brazzell Funeral Home. ^ 3-21-2002
Weber Danny A (Sp/4), 20-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Elton Weber, was killed in action in Vietnam on Jan. 29, 1968, when he and 3 other soldiers were in a jeep and hit by a shell. All 4 of the young men lost their lives. He was a 1966 graduate of Albion-Jefferson High School and was drafted into the service shortly after. He was sent to Viet Nam Oct. 25, 1967. He is survived by his father and 2 sisters, Mrs. Nancy Gill of Sturgis, Mich., and Mrs. Doris Likes of Albion. His mother and sister, Beverly, were killed in an auto accident in Nov. 1963. Funeral March 17 at Albion EUB Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 3-?-1968 (b. 10-6-1947)
Weber David G died April 6, 2009 at his home near Merriam. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam Conflict veteran and a member of American Legion Post 246. He was born Jan. 12, 1949 in Kendallville to Glenn and Lucille (Siebert) Weber. Surviving are a daughter, Laurie Holbrook of Hampton, Va.; a sister, Cathy Kirkpatrick of Albion; and 2 brothers, Steve and Kevin Weber of Albion. Services Friday at Brazzell Funeral Home with military rites by American Legion Post 246. ^ 4-10-2009
Weber David William, 66, of Kendallville, died February 22, 2006 in the emergency room at Parkview Noble Hospital. He was born March 15, 1939 in Kendallville to Archie and Florence (Hovarter) Weber. He married Lorraine A. Post on June 9, 1963 in Kendallville. She died September 12, 2004. He married Vicky Ross on Feb. 27, 2005 in Hawaii. Surviving are his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Valaine Ann and Jaime Vasquez of Avilla; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Christopher C. and Suzanne Weber of Kendallville, Gregory P. and Donna Weber of Wolcottville, and Grant N. and Christina Weber of Auburn; a stepdaughter and a stepson; a brother, Ed of Kendallville; 8 grandchildren, Michael, Christopher, Kaitlyn, Meghan, Sara, Hunter and Rachel Weber, and Jessica Vasquez. He was also preceded in death by a brother, John. A lifetime area resident, he had retired after more than 30 years as production manager at Eaton in Kendallville. Services at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ~ 3-9-2006
Weber Elton J "Jack", 78, of Albion, died Thursday in McCray Hospital, Kendallville. He was born near Albion June 5, 1914, the son of Rollie and Cleo (Huntsman) Weber. On March 18, 1938 he married Katherine Huff. She died December 8, 1963. In June 1970 he married Erma Huntsman, who died in 1985. A lifetime Albion resident, he was a self-employed plumber, retiring in 1980. Surviving are 2 daughters, Nancy Gill of Sturgis, Mich., and Doris Likes of Albion; a stepdaughter, Linda May of LaGrange; 2 sisters, Daisy Winebrenner and Eva Weber of Albion; a brother, Dale of Albion; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Beverly; a son, Danny; and a brother, Calvin, preceded him in death. Funeral Saturday in Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. +4-8-1993
Weber Erma L, 74, of 313 E. Jefferson St., Albion, died today at her residence. She was born in Noble County May 26, 1911 to Chauncey and Althea (Smith) Williamson. She married Hays Huntsman on June 8, 1929 and he died May 30, 1963. On June 19, 1970 she married Elton J. Weber in Burr Oak. A lifetime Albion area resident, she was a member of the Burr Oak Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Lowell (Linda) May of LaGrange; 2 stepdaughters, Mrs. Steve (Doris) Likes of Albion, and Mrs. John (Nancy) Gill of Sturgis, Mich.; 2 sisters, Mrs. William (Ruth) Kestner of Angola, and Mrs. Norman (Mary) Gerig of Auburn; a brother, Walt of Fort Wayne; and 10 grandchildren. Services Friday at Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 8-28-1985
Weber Esther Mae, 88, of Kendallville died Jan. 30, 2009, at her residence. She was employed for 25 years with Monsanto in Ligonier before retiring in 1985. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Kendallville. On May 8, 1920, in Decatur, she was born to Fred and Bertha (Lammert) Liniger. She married Guy R. Secaur on Aug. 29, 2009, in Decatur. He died in September 1959. She married Robert L. Weber on Jan. 21, 1961, in Shipshewana. He died July 4, 1987. Surviving are: a daughter, Judy Kendall, Melabar, Fla.; a son, Michael Secaur, LaCrosse, Wis.; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. Also preceding her in death were a brother, Raymond Liniger; and a sister, Ruth Haley. Services Monday at Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 2-1-2009
Weber Eva M, 84, of Albion, died Nov. 1, 2005 at Parkview Noble Hospital. She was a 1941 graduate of Albion High School and had worked in assembly for more than 30 years at General Electric in Fort Wayne, retiring in 1972. She as a member of Burr Oak Baptist Church. She was born Sept. 7, 1921 on the Huntsman farm in Green Twp in Noble County to Rollie and Cleo (Huntsman) Weber. Surviving are a sister and brother-in-law, Daisy and Richard Winebrenner of Albion. She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Calvin, Elton and Dale Weber. Services Saturday at Burr Oak Baptist Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ^ 11-3-2005
Weber Fay I, 89, died February 28, 2000 at McCray Hospital, Kendallville. She was born September 21, 1910 in Skeels, Mich. to John and Ina (Tolles) Skeels. On February 18, 1953 in LaGrange she married Thad Weber, who died in 1976. A homemaker, she had resided in the Ligonier area since 1929. She was a member of Ligonier United Methodist Church and the York and Wayne Twp Homemaker Clubs. Surviving are 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Alice and Edwin Sturgill of Elizabethtown, Tenn., and Rita and Richard Hoover of Albion; 2 sons, Ross of Vancouver, B.C., and John of Miami, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Three sisters, 3 brothers and one great-grandchild preceded her in death. Services Thursday in Orr Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 2-28-2000
Weber Florence Marie, 85, formerly of the Lamplighter, died today in Shepherd of the Hill nursing home. She was born in Noble County on September 10, 1908 to William Franklin and Clara E. (Zonker) Hovarter. On June 11, 1932 in the parsonage of South Milford United Methodist Church she married Archie Russell Weber, who died in April 1973. A resident of Kendallville all of her life, she was a homemaker and for 4 1/2 years taught school in Kendallville. She was a life member of Wayne Center United Methodist Church and Wayne Twp Homemakers' Club. Surviving are 2 sons, David W. and Edward L. of Kendallville; a sister Beatrice Pankop of Shepherd of the Hill; 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A son, John, died in August 1983. Funeral Thursday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. 9-20-1993
Weber Floyd E, 77, of Albion, died today in McCray Hospital, Kendallville. He was born in Noble County September 12, 1914 to Victor and Alta (Baird) Weber. On December 4, 1942 at Wolf Lake he married Martha Davis. He was a veteran of WW II, was from the Noble County Highway Dept., and was a member of American Legion Post 246, Albion. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Pat Fleshman of Albion; 2 sons, Gene of Kimmell and Nick of Avilla; 5 sisters, Ruth Norris, Thelma Ott, Nelda Owen and Flo Baker, all of Albion, and Helen Walker of Merriam; a brother, Glenn of Albion; 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Two sons, one brother and one sister preceded him in death. Services Thursday in Asbury United Methodist Church in Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 10-20-1991
Weber Ford, former resident, died in Tarzana, Calif. March 31, 1980. He had lived in the west since the end of WW II. He was born July 11, 1907, son of McClelland and Sarah Busz Weber and was the youngest of their children. He is survived by his widow, Mary Lou, and son, Patrick, and a sister, Mrs. Dewey Hiatt, Albion. She is now the only survivor of the 11 children of the Weber family. Ford was a meat cutter. The body was cremated and services were in Calif. + 3-?-1980
Weber Gene E, 68, died March 7, 2013 at his home in Albion. He was born June 11, 1944 in Albion, the son of Floyd and Martha (Davis) Weber. He graduated from Albion-Jefferson High School in 1962. He was a carpenter, working for Wayne Hiatt Construction in Albion.   He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #246 in Albion, and the Albion Eagles.  He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Becky Weber of Vincennes; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Jennie and Duane Luft of Minneola, Florida, and Carrie and Mitch Thompson of Wawaka; 6 grandchildren, Cory Davidsen, Cody and Caleb Luft, Alex and Zoe Weber and Vance Thompson; his brother, Nick Weber of Avilla; sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Chuck Fleshman of Albion.  He is preceeded in death by 2 brothers, Jerry and Terry Weber.  Funeral March 12 at Brazell Funeral Home, Albion.  Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery.  ^ 3-10-2013
Weber Glenn R, 81, died May 11, 2001 in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was a WW II Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post 246 in Albion. He retired from the Kroger grocery store and also had worked in construction. He was born in Albion on Dec. 24, 1919 to Victor and Alta (Beard) Weber. He married Lucille Sieber on Oct. 24, 1942 in Wolf Lake Baptist Church. She died March 1, 1978. Surviving are a daughter, Cathy Kirkpatrick of Albion; 3 sons, Steve, David and Kevin of Albion; 4 sisters, Thelma Ott, Ruth Norris, Nelda Owen and Floeila Baker of Albion; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Floyd and Vaughn; 2 sisters, Helen Walker and Wanda Jackson; and one son-in-law, John Kirkpatrick. Services Monday in Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery with graveside military services. ^ 5-13-2001
Weber Gloria June, 65, of Kendallville, died Friday in McCray Hospital. She had been ill with cancer since October 1991. Born in Angola October 7, 1926, she was the daughter of Asa and Marvel (Sutton) Kugler. Her mother died in 1974. On August 18, 1945 in Brown City, Mich., she married Eugene Galen Weber. She moved to the Kendallville area in 1945. She was a member of Wayne Center United Methodist Church and Charm and Chatter Homemakers' Club. Surviving are her father; her husband; a daughter, Linda, and 2 sons, Denny and Larry; 4 grandchildren, Laura, Lisa, Lindsey and Logan, all of Kendallville. Funeral Tuesday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 8-14-1992
Weber Herbert, 68, R. 4, died Monday at his home. The son of McClelland and Sarah Busz Weber, he was born Oct. 22, 1903 in Noble County. He married Helen Brown Oct. 26, 1926 in Kimmell. A retired employee of General Telephone, he was a member of the Albion Eagles Lodge and IBEW. Survivors include the wife; one son, Jack, Goshen; one sister, Mrs. Dewey (Jessie) Hiatt, Albion; 2 brothers, Thad, Ligonier, and Ford, Calif.; 3 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Three brothers and 4 sisters preceded him in death. Funeral Wednesday in Bonham-Miser-Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 9-?-1972
Weber Howard Jay, 76, of Hudson, died unexpectedly Sunday in Eautaw, Ala, while on a trip. He was born in Ohio on July 28, 1919 to Melvin and Myrtle (Hower) Weber. On November 12, 1944 he married Wilma Housholder of Avilla. She died in 1990. On July 28, 1993 he married Maxine Rowe in Hudson. He had moved from Wyatt to Hudson 3 1/2 years ago. He retired in 1985 from A.M. General in South Bend and was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church near Pretty Lake and the Moose Lodge in Kendallville. Surviving are his wife; 5 daughters, Delores Weber of Nappanee, Marcia Larue of Independence, Mo., Charlotte Gerlitzki of Cassopolis, Mich., and Nancy Ross and Shelly Lopez of Elkhart; 3 sons, Jim of Fort Wayne, Richard of Oceanside, Calif., and Tom of South Bend; a sister, Berdein Young of Wolcottville; a brother, Francis of Albion; and 10 grandchildren. Funeral Friday in Prince of Peace Church. +1-20-1996
Weber Jerry L, 37, Albion, died Saturday (d. 12-3-1983) in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born July 15, 1946, the son of Floyd and Martha (Davis) Weber. He married Cindy Trowbridge Sept. 18, 1965 in South Milford. He was a carpenter and member of Asbury United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife and parents; three daughters, Tonya, Sherry and Angie, and a son, Todd, all at home; a sister, Pat Fleshman of Albion; and two brothers, Nick, Avilla, and Gene, Albion. His twin brother, Terry, preceded him in death in 1966 in Viet Nam. Services Tuesday at Asbury United Methodist Church in Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 12-8-1983 + 12-3-1983
Weber John Wayne, 47, of Kokomo, died Sunday at St. Joe Hospital, Kokomo. Born in Kendallville Sept. 13, 1935, he was the son of Archie and Florence (Hovarter) Weber. On June 12, 1955 in Kendallville he married Anne L. Devoe. He was an electric engineer for Delco Division of General Motors and had 3 patents on antenna design. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Kokomo Engineering Society, I.E.E.E., and a captain in the Army Corps of Engineer Reserves. Surviving are his wife and mother; 2 sons, Mark of North Huntingdon, Pa., and David of West Lafayette; 2 brothers, Edward and David of Kendallville. Services Thursday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 8-28-1983
Weber Joyce L, 78, a resident of The Lamplighter, Kendallville, died January 7 in McCray Hospital. She was born September 3, 1904 at R. 1, Kendallville, the daughter of Murton and Bessie (Hovarter) Swogger. She married Charles A. Weber in Kendallville September 7, 1924. He died September 9, 1979. She was a member of the Wayne Center United Methodist Church. Survivors include three sons, Eugene, R. 1, Kendallville, Dale, Cree Lake, and Carl, Richard Road; a sister, Mrs. Ned (Mary Dee) Weihmiller, R. 1, Kendallville; two brothers, Leon, Sunset Shores, Kendallville, and Galen, Lisbon Road, Kendallville; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services Sunday at Berhalter Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ~ 1-13-1983 + 1-7-1983
Weber Katherine E, 46, and daughter, Beverly Kay, 21, were killed in an auto accident Dec. 8, 1963. Wet and icy highway contributed to the accident when the car driven by Beverly went out of control and swerved into the southbound lane and was struck by a car driven by Earl Coverstone. Katherine is survived by her husband, Elton Jack, with whom she observed their silver wedding anniversary last Feb.; 2 daughters, Nancy and Doris; and one son, Danny, all at home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Huff, R. 1, Wawaka; and one brother, Robert, R. 1, Albion. Beverly’s additional survivor is a grandmother, Mrs. Cleo Weber, Albion. She was a 1960 graduate of Albion-Jefferson High School and was employed by the State Highway Dept. in Fort Wayne as a secretary to district engineer Calvin Weber. Double funeral services Wednesday at the EUB Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 12-?-1963
Weber Kenneth C, 64, R. 3, Albion, died Saturday in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born May 12, 1923 in Albion, the son of Clinton and Viva (Lewis) Weber. A lifetime county resident, he was a retired machinist from Fort Wayne Wire & Die, retiring in 1975. A WW II Navy veteran, he was a lifetime member of Fort Wayne VFW Post. Surviving are 2 daughters, Mrs. James (Darlene) Valliere of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Dennis (Marlene) Parker of Albion; 2 sisters, Mrs. Vilas (Donna) Banks of Fort Wayne, and Mrs. Willis (Mary) Gerver of Warren; 2 brothers, Donald of Fort Wayne and Max of Albion; and 5 grandchildren. One brother and one sister preceded him in death. Services Wednesday in Orr Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne. + 9-19-1987
Weber Katherine F died February 23, 2011 at her home in Albion. She was born October 2, 1923, in Albion, the daughter of Benjamin and Ethel (Randall) Norris. She graduated from Albion High School in the class of 1941. She worked at Dana Corporation. She was a member of the Albion American Legion Post 246 Women’s Auxiliary, and the Albion Eagles Lodge #2445 F.O.E Auxiliary, and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Albion. Surviving are two daughters, Darlene (Paul) Valliere-Millewich of Inverness, Ill. and Marlene (Monty) Morr of Albion; her grandchildren, Jonathan Valliere, Zac (Jennifer) Baker, Cory (Jamie) Parker, Jacinda (Mike) Parker-Robinson, Trent (Tiffany) Parker, Samantha (Bobby) Davis-Crane, Nick (Kara) Morr, and Matt (Ashley) Morr; and her great-grandchildren, Korbin, Ivy, Hannah, Samuel, Kade, Hailey, Trista, Dylen, and Emma; one sister, Emmagene Long of Kendallville, and three brothers, Rex (Shirley) Norris of Hurst, Texas, Kenneth Norris of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Joe (Midge) Norris of Fort Worth, Texas. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Alton, Ray and Jack Norris; and a sister, Evelyn Moore. Funeral Feb. 28 at St. Mark’s Church in Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ^ 2-25-2011
Weber Lena, 91, a resident of Kneipp Springs Sanitarium since 1903, died Saturday in McCray Hospital. She was born April 15, 1879 in Alsace-Lorraine, France. There are no survivors. Services at Kneipp Springs Tuesday. Burial, Kneipp Springs Cemetery. + 2-?-1971
Weber Loretta E, 79, of Avilla, died January 4, 2004 at Shepherd of the Hill nursing home. She was born September 17, 1924 to Fred C. and Iva E. (Stark) Housholder. On November 29, 1947 in Immanuel Lutheran Church in Avilla she married Lowell D. Weber. He died May 21, 2001. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Kathy Weber of Spring Valley, Ill.; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth Ann and Julian Kmiec of Elkhart, Cheryl and Donald Oss of Everett, Wash., and Jill and Phillip Sensibaugh of Albion; a brother and sister-in-law, Karl and Josephine Housholder of Pretty Lake; a sister and brother-in-law, Maxine and Maynard Peterson of Albion; one grandchild, Tara Sensibaugh. Also preceding her in death were 2 sisters, Helen Housholder and Wilma Weber; and 2 brothers, Howard Householder and Donald Housholder. A lifetime Avilla resident, she was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, the Ladies Aid and Women's League. Services at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial, Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 1-29-2004
Weber Lorraine, 62, of Kendallville, died from cancer September 12, 2004 at her home. She was born November 30, 1941 in Fort Wayne to James Otto and Velva Viola (Franklin) Post. On June 9, 1963 she married David William Weber. Surviving are her husband; a daughter and son-in-law, Valaine Ann and Jaime Vasquez of Avilla; 3 sons, Christopher C. and Suzanne Weber of Kendallville, Gregory P. and Donna E. Weber of Wolcottville, and Grant Neary and Christina R. Weber of Auburn; a sister, Valeria Gordon of Green Valley, Ariz.; and 8 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, James and Haven Post. She spent most of her life in Noble County and had been the secretary to the plant manager at Kraft Foods. She had also worked in East Noble School Corp. cafeteria. Services at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ~ 9-23-2004
Weber Lowell D, 83, of Avilla, died May 21, 2001 at Parkview Noble Hospital. He was born April 6, 1918 in Foraker, Ind. to Ralph C. and Ruth Gladys (Emmert) Weber. He married Loretta E. Housholder at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Avilla, on November 29, 1947. She survives. He had lived in Avilla since 1947, moving from a farm north of Wolcottville. He worked at Dana Corp. in Fort Wayne for 35 years until his retirement in 1983. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II and a member of Avilla American Legion Post 240 and Immanuel Lutheran Church. Also surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Kathy Weber of Spring Valley, Ill.; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth Ann and Julian Kmiec of Elkhart, Cheryl and Donald Oss of Everett, Wash., and Jill and Phil Sensisbaugh of Albion; a brother, John E. of Elkhart; a sister, Emma Searer of Elkhart; a grandchild, Tara Sensibaugh. Services at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial Lutheran Cemetery with graveside services by Avilla American Legion Post 240. ~ 5-31-2001
Weber Lucille, 55, R. 3, Albion, died Wednesday (d.3-1-1978) at her residence. Born Nov. 7, 1922 in Noble County, she was the daughter of Charles and Grace (Hardendorff) Sieber. She married Glenn Weber Oct. 24, 1942 in Wolf Lake. She had been an employee of Monsanto Co. and was a member of American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include the husband; a daughter, Mrs. John (Cathy) Kirkpatrick, Albion; 3 sons, Steve, David and Kevin of Albion; 2 brothers, Jack and Rodney of Albion; and 8 grandchildren. Funeral Saturday in Trinity United Methodist Church, Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 3-?-1978
Weber Martha A, 90, of Albion, died December 23, 2006 at Parkview Noble Hospital. She was born August 4, 1916 in Churubusco to Robert and Zora (Smith) Davis. She married Floyd Weber in Wolf Lake on December 4, 1942. He died October 29, 1991. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Charles Fleshman of Albion; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Gene Weber of Kimmell and Nick and Liz Weber of Avilla; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Weber of Kendallville; 3 sisters-in-law, Nelda Owen and Thelma Ott of Albion, and Marie Davis of Columbia City; 10 grandchildren, Jennie, Carrie, Jeff, Randy, Jason, Justin, Tonya, Sherry, Todd and Angie; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by 2 sons, Jerry and Terry; 3 brothers, Ronald and Carl Davis and Howard Regan; and an infant sister. She was a lifetime area resident and had worked at Blue Bell in Columbia City and Silgan Plastics in Ligonier. Services at Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 1-25-2007
Weber Mary Ellen, widow of the late Thomas Weber, died Jan. 31, 1945 at the home of her sister, Miss Harriet Bidwell, Albion. She was born in Albion Nov. 15, 1865, the daughter of Francis Milan and Margaret Huffman Bidwell, who came to Albion in 1862, and lived here most of her life. She came of a pioneer family of 8 brothers and a sister, all of whom settled in Albion after the close of the Civil War. The last member of the family was Moses V. Bidwell, who died last Nov. She is survived by 2 sisters, Miss Harriet of Albion and Mrs. Maranda Alvord of Chicago; and one brother, Frederick C. of South Bend. Funeral at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 11-14-1865
Weber Mary L, 86, a lifetime Kendallville resident, died Sunday in McCray Hospital. Born in Kendallville Dec. 3, 1892, she was the daughter of Frank S. and Margaret Ellen (Byrne) Weber. She was a 1910 graduate of Kendallville High School and attended Earlham College and Chicago University. She taught school in Kendallville 46 years. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Agnes Carteaux, Kendallville; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Blanche Weber of Walnut, Iowa; a nephew, Lawrence Weber of Lexington, Neb.; nieces, Mary Clare Diver of North Olmsted, Ohio, Jeanne Patricia Carteaux, Margaret Yuska and Mary Jo Diehm of Kendallville, and Virginia Valentine of Los Angeles, Calif. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Rev. Lawrence and Dr. Frank N. Weber. Funeral mass Wednesday in Immaculate Conception Church. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 9-?-1979
Weber Max C, 72, of Albion, died Sunday in Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana in Fort Wayne. He was born April 30, 1926 in Wolf Lake to Clint and Viva (Lewis) Weber. He married Adda J. Brown in 1963 and she died in February 1992. A lifetime Albion and Noble County resident, he was a retired tool and die maker for McIntosh of Kendallville. He was a member of the Albion FOE. Surviving are a daughter, Marilyn K. Scheumann of Fort Wayne; 4 sons, Max and David E. of Albion, Jim of Clearwater, Fla., and Martin Brown of Butler; a sister, Mary Gerver of Cosperville; a brother, Donald of Fort Wayne; and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Banks, and 2 brothers, Kenneth and Robert. Funeral Wednesday in Brazzell Funeral Home in Albion. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. + 2-7-1999
Weber Mayme L, 93, died this morning in McCray Hospital. A resident of Auburn since the late 1930’s, she had been employed as a seamstress for Schaab’s Dept. Store and Trovinger’s. She was born in LaPorte on March 25, 1884. Survivors include 5 nieces, Mrs. Agnes Carteaux and Miss Mary Weber of Kendallville, Sister Lucille Weber, C.S.C. and Sister Trinitas Weber, C.S.C. of South Bend, and Miss Edna Weber, Union City; and one nephew, Father Edward Weber, S.M., Dayton, O. Funeral Tuesday in Immaculate Conception Church, Auburn, where she was a former member. Burial, Auburn Catholic Cemetery. + 1-?-1978
Weber McClelland "Mack" was born in Van Wert County, Ohio, Oct. 30, 1864, the son of William and Nancy Weber. He was one of a family of 6 children, 2 of whom with the parents have preceded him in death. When about of age he came to Noble County and was soon married to Sarah Busz. They had 11 children, all of whom live, a wife and 3 sons, Herbert, Thad and Ford at home, Victor, Rollie and Clint of near Albion; 5 daughters, Verda Ott, Hazel Cooper, Eva Edsall, Velma Scheurich and Jessie Hiatt. There are 17 grandchildren; one brother, Tom of Garrett; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Alice Nixon of near Albion, and Mrs. Nancy Balyeat of Elm Creek Neb. He died Aug. 26, 57 years, 9 months and 26 days of age. He was a member of the Adventist Church. Funeral at Burr Oak Monday. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 9-?-1922
Weber Nancy Ann (Davis) was born in Richland County, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1829, and died March 28, 1915, aged 86 years, 5 months and 13 days. She came with her parents to Van Wert, Ohio in 1837 and on May 20, 1852 she married William Weber. He died March 12, 1892. She was the mother of 6 children, 2 of them dying in infancy, leaving 4, Mrs. Nancy J. Balyeat of Elm Creek, Neb., Mrs. Alice Nixon, William T. and McClelland, all of Noble County. There are 14 grandchildren. In early life she joined the United Brethren Church. The obsequies were held at Methodist Episcopal Church at Kimmell March 30. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 3-28-1915
Weber Opal, 67, died Monday in Lutheran Hospital. Services were today at D. O. McComb & Sons Funeral Home. The sister of Alvin Blodgett, Avilla, she was born at Van Wert, O., and had lived in Fort Wayne most of her life. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Burial, St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 8-9-1962
Weber Pauline (Savoie), 27, (b.10-11-1919) a former Albion resident, died Nov. 19, 1946 at the Ohio Valley Hospital in Wheeling, W. Va. of carcinoma. She is survived by her husband, Robert; and 3 sons, Jackie, Ronald and Tony at home; her mother, Mrs. Laurabelle Savoie of South Milford; one brother, Jack Savoie of Albion; and one sister, Mrs. Dorothy Dallas of Wolcottville. Funeral Friday at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 11-?-1946
Weber Ralph C, 71, (b. 3-20-1893 - d. 9-24-1964) a native of Nappanee, where he was born in 1893, died at his home in Wolcottville Thursday night. He was the son of John J. and Barbara Weber. Survivors are the wife Ann; two sons, Lowell, Avilla, and John E. of Elkhart; a daughter Emma Ruth Searer of Elkhart; three brothers; two sisters; and 10 grandchildren. Funeral Sunday at the Williams Funeral Home in Wolcottville. Burial, Violet Cemetery in Goshen. ~ 10-1-1964 + 9-24-1964
Weber Raymond C, 61 of Lake Barbara in Albion, died May 25, 2011 at his home. He was born on June 5, 1949, in Fort Wayne, the son of Calvin R. and Barbara Jean (Asher) Weber. He graduated from Albion Jefferson High School in 1967, and on June 3, 1972, he married Lynda Kratchman at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. He was a self-employed land surveyor and engineer and owned Weber LS & C in Albion. He and his wife also owned ALL Metal Manufacturing in Ligonier. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and he graduated from the United States Merchant Marines Academy in 1971. He was a member of the Ligonier Rotary Club and the Albion American Legion Post 242. Survivors include his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Jaime and Barry Mooney of Albion; a son and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Kara Weber of Albion; his grandchildren, Kaleb and Connor Mooney, and Cade and Keaton Weber; a brother and his wife, Leslie A. and Emily Weber of Fort Wayne, and a sister and her husband, Elizabeth “Lib” and Brent McDowell of rural Avilla. Memorial service June 1 at Merriam Christian Chapel. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery after cremation.^ 5-27-2011
Weber Robert L, 68, Kendallville, died Saturday at his residence from a heart attack. He was born in Albion Oct. 13, 1918 to Clinton and Viva (Lewis) Weber. On Jan. 21, 1961 in Shipshewana, he married Esther Secaur. He had lived in Kendallville 25 years, moving from Albion. He was a member of the Albion Eagles. Surviving are his wife; a stepdaughter, Judy Kendall of Rockledge, Fla.; a stepson, Mike Secaur of Richland, Wis.; 2 sisters, Donna Banks of Fort Wayne and Mary Gerver of Wawaka; 3 brothers, Donald of Fort Wayne and Kenneth and Max of Albion; and 9 grandchildren. A son, Ronald Rex, preceded him in death. Services Tuesday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 7-4-1987
Weber Rollie W, about 55, (b.8-26-1895) died at the Wolf Lake Hospital May 10, 1951 from a heart ailment. Funeral was Sunday at Burr Oak Baptist Church. He was a highway construction and maintenance expert, considered by some as one of the most efficient highway men in the state. Surviving are the wife, Cleo (Huntsman); 3 sons, Dale, Elton and Calvin of Albion; 2 daughters, Miss Eva at home, and Mrs. Richard Winebrenner, Albion; 7 grandchildren; 4 brothers, Herbert, Victor and Thad of Albion, and Ford of Hollywood, Calif.; and 3 sisters, Mrs. Dewey Hiatt, Mrs. Dennis Scheurich and Mrs. Ivan Edsall, all of Albion. + 5-?-1951
Weber Ronald "Rex", 41, of Fort Wayne, died at his residence Tuesday (d. 2-16-1982). Born Aug. 25, 1940, he was the son of Robert and Pauline (Savoie) Weber. On Dec. 2, 1961 in Arlington, Va. he married Carolyn Plowman. He moved from Albion in 1958 and was employed by International Harvester. Surviving are his wife; his father and stepmother; a daughter, Laura; and 2 sons, Robert and David. A son preceded him in death. Graveside services Friday in Rose Hill Cemetery. + 2-16-1982
Weber Sarah Catherine was the daughter of Jesse and Melinda Busz, born Oct. 3, 1964. She was one of 4 children, all of whom survive; one brother, Cleveland; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Kuhns and Mrs. Mina Walburn, all of Albion. On Aug. 10, 1886 she married McClelland Weber, who died on Aug. 26, 1922. They had 11 children, all of whom survive her, Mrs. Verda Ott, Mrs. Hazel Cooper, Mrs. Eva Edsall, Mrs. Velma Scheurich, Mrs. Jesse Hiatt and Victor, Rollie, Clint, Herbert, Thad and Ford, all of Albion. There are 27 grandchildren. About 23 years ago she accepted the Adventist faith. She died May 11, 1930, being 65 years, 7 months and 8 days of age. Funeral at Burr Oak Tuesday. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 5-?-1930
Weber Stella A, wife of Victor Weber, died March 5, 1965 at their R. 3, Albion home. She was born in Noble County Dec. 27, 1891 and was a member of the First Methodist Church and Rebekah Lodge. Surviving are the husband; 4 stepsons, Melvin Bender, Floyd, Glenn and Vaughn Weber of Albion; 6 stepdaughters, Mrs. Wilmer Walker of Shiloh, Tenn., Mrs. Bruce Jackson of Kendallville, Mrs. Walter Baker of Wolf Lake, Mrs. Calvin Ott, Mrs. Jack Norris and Mrs. Nelda Egolf, all of Albion; one brother, Charles Birch of Kimmell; one sister, Mrs. James Hart of Centreville, Mich.; 29 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral Sunday at the First Methodist Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 5-?-1965
Weber Steven R, 67, died July 11, 2011 at his home in Albion. He was born on August 18, 1943, in Noble County, the son of Glenn and Lucille (Seiber) Weber. He graduated from Albion-Jefferson High School in 1961. He was a heavy equipment operator at Local Union 103 in Fort Wayne, retiring in 2002. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a member of the Albion American Legion Post 246 and the NRA. Surviving are his son, Tim Weber of Ligonier; a daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Doug Ritchie of Wolcottville; his grandchildren, Ryan Gaerte, Zach Miller, Cassie Ritchie, Joshua Coyle, Felicia Coyle, Richard Coyle, Duffy Coyle, Trey Hogan, Steven Weber and Tina Weber; a brother, Kevin Weber of Ligonier, and a sister, Cathy Kirkpatrick of Albion. He was preceded in death by a brother, David Weber. Cremation will follow. There will be no funeral service. ^ 7-13-2011
Weber Terry Lee, 20, (b.7-15-1946) was killed in action in Viet Nam on Nov. 13, 1966 as the result of metal fragment wounds received when he was hit by fragments from a hostile grenade while on a combat operation. He was a 1964 graduate of Albion-Jefferson High School and entered the service Dec. 4, 1965. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Weber; 3 brothers, Gene of R. 3, Albion, his twin Jerry of R. 4, Albion, and Nick at home; one sister, Mrs. Patricia Grayless of Albion; and his grandfather, Victor Weber of Albion. He is the first victim of the Viet Nam Conflict from the Albion community. Funeral at Albion First Methodist Church Monday. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 11-?-1966
Weber Thad, 70, Ligonier, died Friday in Goshen Hospital. He was born Jan. 30, 1906 in Noble County to Mac and Sarah (Busz) Weber. He was married Feb. 18, 1933 in LaGrange to Fay Skeels. He had resided in Ligonier for 5 years after moving there from the Albion area. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife; 2 daughters, Mrs. Edwin (Alice) Sturgill, Elizabethton, Tenn., and Mrs. Richard (Rita) Hoover, Albion; two sons, Ross, Vancouver, B.C., John, Brookville; one sister, Mrs. Dewey (Jessie) Hiatt, Albion; one brother, Ford, Tarzana, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Services Monday in Werker-Orr Funeral Home. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 12-?-1976
Weber Vaughn L, 66 of Hagerstown, died October 14, 1990 at his residence from an apparent heart attack. He was born August 3, 1924 to Victor and Alta (Baird) Weber. He moved from Albion to Hagerstown in 1977. He retired in 1997 after more than 30 years as a repairman for GTE in the Albion area. He was a member of Greens Fork Christian Church and had served in the U.S. Army during WW II. He was past president of Hagerstown Lions Club and a member of William O. Frazier Post 333 American Legion. Surviving are his wife, the former Joann Schlotterback; a daughter, Rebecca Baldenegro of Fort Wayne; a stepdaughter, Kathy Krider of Kimmell; 2 stepsons, Steven Lawson of Albion and John Lawson of Hagerstown; 5 sisters, Flo Baker, Thelma Ott and Ruth Norris of Albion, Helen Walker of Merriam and Nelda Owen of Skinner Lake; 2 brothers, Floyd and Glenn of Albion; and 6 grandchildren. Services today in Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Graveside military rites by Albion American Legion Post 246, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 10-14-1990
Weber Victor, about 82, a lifelong native of the Albion community, died at McCray Hospital Sept. 17, 1969. He was a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by 2 wives, Alda and Stella. He was a son of the late McClelland and Sarah Busz Weber. Surviving are Mrs. Wilmer (Helen) Walker, Shiloh, Tenn., Floyd, Vaughn and Glenn Weber, Albion, Mrs. Walter (Floeila) Baker, Wolf Lake, Mrs. Calvin (Thelma) Ott, Mrs. Jack (Ruth) Norris, and Mrs. Lee (Nelda) Owen, Albion; 25 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one stepson, Melvin Bender; one sister, Mrs. Dewey (Jessie) Hiatt, Albion; 3 brothers, Herb and Thad, Albion, and Ford, Calif. Four sisters, 2 brothers and one daughter preceded him in death. Funeral Sept. 20 at Burr Oak Baptist Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 9-?-1969
Weber Viva, 42, died at Lakeside Hospital in Kendallville Saturday. Funeral was Tuesday at Burr Oak Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. Surviving are 4 sons, Robert, Donald, Kenneth and Max, all of near Albion; 2 daughters, Mrs. Donna Kalb of Ligonier, and Mary at home; her father, Charles Lewis of Niagara Falls, N.Y., and one sister, Mrs. Lillie Cole of Albion. + 1940
Weber Wilma A, 70, of Bremen, died July 9, 1990 in Bremen Community Hospital. She was born March 20, 1920 in Avilla, the daughter of Frederick and Iva (Stark) Housholder. On November 12, 1944 in Avilla she married Howard J. Weber. She was a former employee of McCray Refrigerator and a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Woodland. Surviving are her husband; 5 daughters, Delores Weber of Bremen, Marsha Yocum of Middletown, Pa., Charlotte Brissman of Cassopolis, Mich., Nancy Ross of Middlebury and Shelly Weber of Elkhart; 3 sons, James of Fort Wayne, Richard of Oceanside, Calif., and Thomas of Bremen; 2 sisters, Loretta Weber of Avilla and Maxine Peterson of Albion; 2 brothers, Karl of Pretty Lake and Donald of Fort Wayne; and 10 grandchildren. Services Friday in St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Burial, St. Paul's Cemetery. + 7-9-1990
Webster Archer Pearl, about 68, (b. 5-8-1875), former resident of Kimmell where he was employed as a railroad signalman, but more recently resident at Urbana, died April 26 at the Wabash County Hospital of a heart ailment. The widow, 2 sons (now in uniform), a stepdaughter, 3 brothers and a sister survive. Services Saturday at Bonham Funeral Home. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 4-?-1944
Webster George Milton, 79, a resident of Ligonier vicinity most of his life, died last night at the Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Surviving are a brother, Ira, Albion; 2 half-sisters, Mrs. Ella Reed and Mrs. Emma Erdly of Wolf Lake; one half-brother, William Grimes of Albion; and 4 grandchildren. Funeral Wednesday. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 11-?-1948
Webster Henry Merton, 64, died Tuesday at his residence in Mishawaka from pernicious anemia. He was born Dec. 23, 1869 in Monroeville, Ind. He was married 40 years ago to Maggie Bowen of Albion. He has been a resident of Mishawaka since 1898 and was employed as a foreman in the Mishawaka Rubber & Woolen Mfg. Co. Surviving are his widow; a son, Lloyd of Mishawaka; a brother, Don; a half-brother E. C. of St. Louis, Mo.; and a half-sister, Mrs. Capitola Peckham of Monroeville, Ind. He was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishawaka, Lodge No. 130 F&AM, Knight Templars and OES. Funeral Thursday. Burial, Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka. + 7-?-1934
Webster Ira E, about 77, (b. 12-23-1872) died May 22, 1950 at his home about 5 miles northwest of Albion as the result of a hemorrhage suffered last Friday. He was a retired Methodist minister, in which profession he served 54 years. Surviving are the wife, Grace; a son, Verlin at home; a daughter, Mrs. Sylvia Owen, Corunna; 2 grandchildren; a half-brother, William Grimes, Albion; and 2 half-sisters, Mrs. Jim Reed and Mrs. Bert Erdly, Wolf Lake. Funeral Wednesday at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 5-?-1950
Webster Jason Edward, 29, died Aug. 5, 2001 at Kendallville Manor Nursing Home. He was disabled with Von Hippel Lindau Disease. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Albion. He was born March 7, 1972 in Fort Wayne to Douglas E. and Lindsey Beth (Barcus) Webster. His mother died in May 1991. Surviving are his father in Fort Wayne; a son, Corbin G. Warren of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Lindsey M. Webster of Albion; grandparents, Frank and Ellen Barcus of Carbon Springs, Fla. Graveside services Monday at Rose Hill Cemetery. ^ 8-7-2001
Webster Jennie Grace was born June 19, 1880 and died Aug. 22, 1952. Services at Wawaka Methodist Church Aug. 24. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 8-?-1952
Webster Lindsey Beth, 37, died Sunday in Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born in Carroll, Ky. to Frank and Ellen Barcus. She married Vernon Kinzie. She was a homemaker. Surviving are her husband and parents; a son, Jason E. Webster of Fort Wayne; and a brother, John Barcus of Fort Wayne. Services Wednesday in Faith Lutheran Church. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 5-?-1991
Webster Shelly L, 22, died July 16 at Padre Island, Corpus Christi, Texas. She was born in Fort Wayne Oct. 24, 1963 and worked at the Fort Wayne Holiday Inn. Survivors include her parents, David and Shirley Cory, Albion, and Billy Webster, Fremont; three sisters, Theresa James, Churubusco, Brenda Webster, Indianapolis, Tammy Webster, Albion; two stepsisters, Lisa Pulver, Albion, Lora Fulk, Fort Wayne; grandparents, Kenneth Amstutz, Kendallville, Mae Lee Mock, Fort Wayne, and Ralph and Irene Cory, Albion. She was a member of St. Vincent dePaul, Fort Wayne. Services Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Avilla. Burial, St. Mary’s Cemetery. ~ 7-24-1986 + 7-16-1986
Wedding Edna F "Fay", 76, of Avilla, died January 3, 2005 at Parkview Noble Hospital. She was born January 30, 1928 in Connersville to James and Inez (Lamar) Cotner. One June 3, 1945 in the United Methodist Church in Connersville she married John Wedding. He died December 3, 2000. Surviving are 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, James of Tinian, and Brent and Linda of Kendallville; a daughter and son-in-law, Jonnie and Joe Ciezak of Munster; a sister, Joan McCoucha of Cincinnati, Ohio; 9 grandchildren, Christopher Arnett, Brent Jr., Matt, Jeff, Michaela, John, Virginia, James Jr. and Samantha Wedding; and 4 great-grandchildren. She moved to Avilla in 1965 and had been a secretary at East Noble High School and had worked for the Avilla Library. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 240 in Avilla and VFW Auxiliary of Garrett. Services at Brazzell Funeral Home, Avilla. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. ~ 1-27-2005
Weddng John W, 75, died December 3, 2000 in his Avilla home. He was born May 26, 1925 in Connersville to John and Eleanor (Murray) Wedding. On June 3, 1946 he married Fay Cotner in Connersville. He signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates for the 1942-43 baseball season, but in WW II was drafted to serve in the Pacific. He was injured and never returned to baseball. An electrician for the town of Avilla from 1965 to 1989, he was a member of American Legion Post 240, Avilla, Garrett VFW Post 1892, Amvets Post 11, Connersville, and Calvary United Methodist Church, Avilla. Surviving are his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Jonnie and Joseph Ciezak of Munster; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, James and Nora Wedding of Tenian Island, South Pacific, and Brent and Linda Wedding of Avilla; a sister, Norma Buckley of Connersville; 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Services Wednesday at Brazzell Funeral Home, Avilla. Military graveside services by American Legion Post 240 at Avilla Cemetery. + 12-4-2000
Wedell Bernard "Ben", about 40, of Albion, was fatally injured Jan. 19, 1971 when his car crashed along U. S. 33 about 4 miles northwest of Churubusco. He was employed by Hinkels & McCoy who were the contractors that rewired Albion a few years ago when Indiana & Michigan took over the electrical service for Albion. The body was taken to Sheets Funeral Home in Churubusco. + 1-?-1971
Weeks Alvina died at the home of her son, Sherman, one mile west of Albion July 30, 1889, aged 71 years 2 months and 12 days. Funeral at the U. B. Church and burial in Albion Cemetery Aug. 1. She was born in Shelby County, Ohio May 18, 1818. She came with her father to Allen County, Ind. early in her youth and afterward became the wife of Jarrett Weeks. She was the mother of 10 children, of whom 3 survive – Sherman and Hattie of Albion and Edward in Kansas. Her husband died at Albion several years ago. She was formerly a member of the U. B. Church. Noble Co Democrat 8-7-1889
Weeks Charles, whose home was south of Albion, died Thursday. Funeral Sunday. Burial, Sanford Cemetery. ^ 11-12-1908
Weeks Charles, about 75, Noble Twp farmer, died Sunday at his home south of Wolf Lake from pneumonia. He was born in Noble County and had resided here all his life. He is survived by his wife, Bertha; one son, Laurel a resident of Whitley County; 2 daughters, Mrs. Lee Brown of Whitley County, and Mrs. Lowell Wolfe at home; 4 brothers, Divillo and Irven of Westfield, Iowa, Bert of Noble County, and Elmer of Columbia City; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ida Mettler of Columbia City, and Mrs. Bertha Brady of Indianapolis; and 8 grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday at West Point Trinity Evangelical Church. Burial, Thorn Cemetery. + 1-?-1944
Weeks Charles C, 75, R. R. 1, died March 30 in McCray Hospital. He was born in Green Twp September 4, 1894 and was married December 16, 1905 at Albion. Surviving are the widow, Kathryn; two sons, Harold, R. R. 1, and Woodward, R. R. 3, Kendallville; and a sister Alverda Marker of Albion. One brother preceded him in death. Services Friday in the L. E. Berhalter & Son Funeral Home. Burial, in Merriam Chapel Cemetery. ~ 3-31-1960 + 3-?-1960
Weeks Charles James was born in Shelby County, Ohio Oct. 15, 1826. He moved with his parents to Allen County, Ind. in 1835 and moved to Noble County in 1844. He died Nov. 6, 1908, aged 82 years and 22 days. He married Alma White on Jan. 15, 1854. They had 5 children, Josephine who died in infancy, Thomas, Eunice Workman, Fidelia Wright and Perry. He is survived by a widow, 2 sons, 2 daughters, one brother and 5 sisters. He was township trustee several terms and also township assessor. Funeral at the home on Sunday. Burial, Sanford Cemetery. > 11-11-1908
Weeks Ernest, 81, was born March 28, 1892 in Noble County to Sherman and Emma (Stephens) Weeks. He was a retired farmer and was married to Olga Black, who died in 1945. He died at his home Thursday (d.12-20-1973) . He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Emma Kostielney, Avilla, Mrs. Dorothy Pollock, Syracuse, Mrs. Ruth Conkling, Cromwell; six sons, Kenneth, LaOtto, George, Albion, Robert, LaPorte, William, Albion, Donald, Columbia City, Richard, Iowa; 29 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. One daughter and one sister preceded him in death. Services in Bonham, Miser and Brazzell Funeral Home. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ~ 12-27-1973 + 12-?-1973
Weeks Fred H, 80, Luicadia, Calif., died Friday at Luicadia. He was born July 14, 1896 at Cromwell to Perry and Minnie (McKeever) Weeks. He was a retired salesman. Survivors include 2 sons, William, Luicadia, Fred. H. Jr, Peoria, Ill.; 3 sisters, Mrs. Vesta Moore and Mrs. Orpha Grobel, Cromwell, Mrs. Opal O’Brien, Grand Rapids, Mich.; and 4 grandchildren. Services Tuesday at Ulrey Funeral Home, Cromwell. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 12-3-1976
Weeks George M, 62, Albion, died Sunday (d.3-27-1983) at McCray Hospital. He was born in Noble County, the son of Ernest and Lottie (Herron) Weeks. He married Lucille Johnson October 14, 1948 in Butler. A lifetime area resident, he was retired from Newnam Foundry in Kendallville, was an Army veteran of WW II and a member of American Legion Post 246, Albion. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Becky Back and Beverly Weeks, both of Albion; three sons, Larry, Wawaka, Gary and Phillip, Albion; three sisters, Emma Kostielney, Avilla, Dorothy Rickles, Lakeland, Florida, Ruth Conkling, Cromwell; 5 brothers, Kenneth, Avilla, Robert, LaPorte, William, Albion, Donald, Columbia City and Richard, Hoopeston, Ill.; and 8 grandchildren. Services Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ~ 3-31-1983 + 3-27-1983
Weeks Geraldine L, 79, of Albion, died Aug. 28 in her home. She was born April 14, 1919 in Churubusco to John T. and Marian E. (Rosenogle) McCullough. On Nov. 7, 1936 in Columbia City she married Kenneth E. Weeks who died March 21, 1994. She had lived in Albion since 1988, coming from LaOtto. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Roger (Joyce) Chappuies of Bryan, Ohio; 5 grandchildren, Amanda Murphy, Karen Ulrey, Darren Chappuies and Kathryn Weeks; 4 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Virginia Bair of Cromwell, Ellen Crabell and Betty Phillips of Columbia City; and 2 brothers, Thomas of Cromwell and David of Springfield, Ohio. She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Roy, Gerald and Max. Funeral Tuesday in Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 9-10-1998
Weeks Ida M, 71, Kendallville, was the daughter of William and Clara (Eaton) Merritt. She married Robert L. Weeks May 10, 1933. He died June 17, 1975. She had lived in Kendallville three years before moving from Fort Wayne and was a member of Faith Missionary Church there. Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Robert (Carol) Englehart, Kendallville, Mrs. Derold (Mary) Gurnsey, Laranceville, Pa., Mrs. Dennis (Fran) Englehart, Huntertown, and Mrs. Thomas (Joy) Trudy, Hyattsville, Md.; two sisters, Mrs. Eloise Brown, Lindley, N. Y., and Mrs. Fred (Edith) Hackett, Nelson, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services Monday. Burial, Huntertown Cemetery. ~ 5-2-1985 + 4-26-1985
Weeks Jarret died at his residence in Albion Dec. 26, 1877, aged 64 years, one month and 25 days. He was one of the early settlers of northern Indiana, having settled in Allen County about the year 1830 when a youth. His father, Charles, was one of the first white men in Allen County outside of Fort Wayne. About 2 years ago he had a severe attack of lung fever, from which he never fully recovered. He was the father of 8 children, 6 of whom and his widow, reside on the homestead, the other 2 having preceded him in death. He was buried in the cemetery at Albion on the 28th. Most of the old settlers will remember the old Weeks place north of Huntertown where many a weary traveler found a hospitable welcome when the most of Noble County was a wilderness. > 1-3-1878
Weeks Jesse H, 65, of R. 1, Rome City, died Thursday in McCray Hospital. He was born in Portland April 25, 1923, the son of Charlie and Viola (Brenamen) Weeks. On April 19, 1947 in Spiceland he married Margaret R. Nevalyn Black. He had moved from Dunreith to Rome City 8 years ago. He was a technician for Dick’s TV in Columbia City and a WW II Army veteran. He was a member of the Ligonier American Legion Post. Surviving are his wife; a son, Jesse D. of Dunreith; and 3 granddaughters who made their home with their grandparents, Deseret M., Delilah R., and Nefratire Weeks. Services Monday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 7-20-1989
Weeks John died at the residence of his brother in Albion July 11, 1874, aged about 56. Albion New Era 7-16-1874
Weeks Kathryn M, 98, died Saturday at Kendallville Nursing Home. She was born March 13, 1886 in Noble County, the daughter of David and Amanda (Kuchen) Walburn. Her husband, Charles Weeks, preceded her in death March 30, 1960. She was a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Green Twp Homemakers Club and a 50-year member of the Farm Bureau. Surviving are two sons, Harold, R. 1, Avilla, and W. W. "Woody" of Albion. Her twin brother and a sister preceded her in death. Services Tuesday at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 8-23-1984 + 8-18-1984
Weeks Kenneth E, 77, of Albion, died today in his residence. He was born in York Twp in Noble County November 3, 1916 to Ernest and Lottie (Herron) Weeks. He married Geraldine McCullough on Nov. 7, 1936 in Columbia City. She survives. A lifetime Noble County resident, he moved to Albion from LaOtto 6 years ago. He retired from Dana Corp. in Churubusco and farming in 1981. He was a member of Albion American Legion, Churubusco VFW, Albion Eagles, Noble County AARP, Dana Camping Club and a charter member of LaOtto Fire Department. Also surviving are a daughter, Joyce Chappuies of Bryan, Ohio; 3 sisters, Dorothy Rickel of Goshen, Emma J Kostielney of Avilla, and Ruth Conklin of Florida; 4 brothers, Don of Columbia City, Bob of LaPorte, Bill of Albion, and Dick of Davenport, Iowa; 5 grandchildren, Amanda Murphy of Columbia City, Karen Ulrey of Fort Wayne, Darren and Jeff Chappuies of Bryan and Kathryn Weeks of Churubusco; and 2 great-grandchildren. A son, Kenneth Jr., died in 1973. A brother, George, also preceded him in death. Funeral Wednesday in Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Graveside military rites by American Legion Post 241 in Christian Chapel Cemetery. ^ 3-21-1994
Weeks Kenneth E Jr, 34, was born in Noble County July 8, 1938 to Kenneth and Geraldine (McCullough) Weeks, LaOtto. He graduated from Avilla High School in 1956 and enlisted in the Air Force in May of that year. In 1960 he married an English girl, Jean Blyth, who survives. He died June 13 of injuries received in a pickup truck accident on Blue Ride Parkway, Bedford Va., about three miles from the Air Force base where he was stationed. Other survivors include three daughters, Amanda 11, Karen 9, and Kathryn 19 months; a sister, Mrs. Roger (Joyce) Chappius, Bryan, Ohio; and grandparents, Ernest Weeks, Albion, and Mrs. Etta McCullough, R. 1, Churubusco. Services June 18 in Sheets Funeral Home at Churubusco. Full military rites were conducted by personnel from Grissom AFB, Peru. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 6-21-1973 + 6-?-1973
Weeks LaWontta “Sue”, 70, died September 26, 2012. Sue was a resident of Claypool where she resided with her husband, Larry Weeks. She was born on April 12, 1942 in Wolf Lake, a daughter of Thomas A. and Georgia M. (Kelham) Hively. She was a graduate of Wolf Lake High School and later went on to serve in the U.S. Army. Sue will be remembered as having been employed through the years at Gates & Gates in Columbia City, the Noble County Courthouse, Fort Wayne Juvenile Detention Center, Indiana Work Release, and the Department of Corrections at Chain O’ Lakes. Surviving relatives include her husband, Larry; two daughters, Bonnie (Mark) Neuling of San Mateo, Calif., and Candy (Jeff) Colbert of Claypool; a stepdaughter, Amy (Jamie) Clausen of Rome City; 9 grandchildren; two sisters, Kay (Hans) Manges of Bluffton and Mary (Terry) Schlotterback of Albion. Sue was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, and a granddaughter, Shannon. Memorial serviced Saturday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Burial, later at Wolf Lake Cemetery. ^ 9-28-2012
Weeks Lottie, daughter of Silas and Mary Herron, was born in Noble County June 28, 1894, died March 12, 1921, aged 26 years, 8 months and 12 days. On Aug. 19, 1915 she married Ernest Weeks and they went to housekeeping at the Weeks’ homestead and have lived there until the time of her death. They had 3 children, Dorothy, Kenneth and George. She joined the United Brethren Church at Green Center when a child. Surviving are the husband and children; mother and father; one sister, Mrs. Roy Harlan; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Emma Weeks; a grandmother, Mrs. Herron; sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Olmstead. + 3-?-1921
Weeks Lucille (Hill) died Jan. 31 in a nursing home in Decatur, Ill. Funeral was held in Decatur, Ill. last Friday. She is survived by her husband, Fred; 2 stepsons, Fred H., Peoria, Ill., and William P. of San Diego, Calif.; and a sister, Mrs. Pauline Heitzelman, Decatur, Ill. + 1-31-1961
Weeks Lucille F, 76, of Albion, died Feb. 4, 2005 at her daughter's residence in Albion. She was retired from Group Dekko where she worked as an inspector. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Albion. She was born June 26, 1928 in Sparta Twp, Noble County, to Lyman O. and Edna (Firestone) Johnson. She married George M. Weeks on Oct. 14, 1948 in Butler. He died March 27, 1983. She is survived by 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Sue of Churubusco, Gary and Nancy and Philip and Alice of Albion; 2 daughters Becky and Beverly Weeks of Albion; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Robert C. Johnson of Kendallville and Paul L. Johnson of Albion; and a sister, Roberta Fischer of Ligonier. She was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Johnson and 2 sisters Phyllis Wells and Barbara Johnson. Services Tuesday at Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ^ 2-6-2005
Weeks Lucy B, 86, formerly of Fort Wayne, died Nov. 6 in Shepherd of the Hill nursing home, Kendallville. She was born March 8, 1912 in Jefferson Twp, to Frank and Letha (Axtell) Bell. On March 16, 1935 in Avilla she married Woodward "Woody" Weeks. He died May 22, 1993. A lifetime Noble County resident, she was a member of Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Church, Swan Twp Homemakers’ Club and a 50-year member of the Noble County Saddle Club. Surviving are 2 nieces, Darlene Rimmel of Albion and Wanda Stout of Ligonier; and 2 nephews, Kay L. and Paul Truelove of Albion. She was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Truelove. Funeral in Mt. Pleasant Church. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. ~ 11-19-1998
Weeks Margaret Ruth, 67, was pronounced death Thursday after being found in her home. She was born October 11, 1926 in Bath County, Ky., to Bill and Maggie (Butler) Black. She married Jesse Harold Weeks on April 19, 1947 in Spiceland. He died July 20, 1989. A resident of Kendallville since 1989, she retired from General Electric in Indianapolis after more than 25 years of service. Surviving are a son, Jesse D. of Greensburg; 2 sisters, Nina Williams and Opal Bailey of Owingsville, Ky.; 3 brothers, Carl of Owingsville and Willie E. of Enon, Ohio; and 3 granddaughters, Deseret, Delilah and Nefratiri Weeks. Funeral Sunday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 4-7-1994
Weeks Mary E, 83, R. 2, Avilla, died Wednesday at the Kendallville Nursing Home. She was born August 8 in Churubusco, the daughter of John W. and Charlotte (Cramer) Hanlon. She married Harold Weeks November 27, 1928 in Avilla. She was a lifetime Avilla area resident and was a member of the Green Twp Extension Homemakers Club. Surviving are the husband; four sisters, Nancy Wiseman, Eaton, Ohio, Dora Lindemann, Fort Wayne, Mrs. Clyde (Edith) Schemahorn, LaGrange, and Myrtle Miller, Mansfield, Ohio; a brother Frank of Mishawaka. Services Friday at Brazzell Funeral Home in Avilla. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. ~ 7-8-1982 + 6-30-1982
Weeks Olga, about 49, (b. 4-20-1896) wife of Ernest Weeks residing 3 miles southwest of Albion in York Twp, died Oct. 13, 1945 at McCray Hospital. She is survived by her husband; 4 sons, Robert, Donald and Richard at home, and Private William on duty in the Pacific area; 3 daughters, Mary, Ruth and Emma Jean at home; 3 stepchildren, Mrs. Harold Pollock of Goshen, PFC George Weeks and PFC Kenneth Weeks; and her stepfather, William Walburn of Green Twp. Funeral was at Lutheran Church Oct. 5. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 10-?-1945
Weeks Ora, residing just across the Noble/Whitley County Line, in Noble Twp, Noble County, died at the home of her son, Bert, Wednesday evening. She was born in Noble Twp, Noble County to Joseph and Elmira White Joslin March 5, 1841 and was 79 years 1 month and 9 days old. She lived with her parents until Dec. 20, 1860 until her marriage with William Weeks, who died in 1878. They had 10 children: Devillo and Ervin of Sioux City, Iowa, Mrs. Homer Waltman and Mrs. Thomas Brady of Indianapolis, Charles and Bert of Noble County, Mrs. Thomas Skinner and Elmer Weeks of this city. Funeral Saturday afternoon at the Hively Church. Burial, Hively Cemetery. * 4-17-1920
Weeks Perry Allen (Todd), 67, (b.8-15-1887 - d.12-5-1954) died Sunday in his home. Services were held Tuesday in the Albion Evangelical United Brethren Church. Surviving are the widow, Zelma; five daughters, Mrs. Gerald Todd, Mrs. Glenn Young and Mrs. Elmer Dressler of Albion, Mrs. Wayne Barcus, Garrett and Mrs. Welcome VanAman, Avilla; ten grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother Charles, Avilla; and a sister, Mrs. Alverda Marker, Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 12-9-1954
Weeks Thomas, 89, (b.3-22-1861 - d.4-15-1950) father of Charles Weeks of Avilla, died at the home of his daughter in Albion, Saturday. He is survived by two sons, Todd of Albion, Charles of Avilla; and a daughter, Mrs. Alverda Marker of Albion; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services Tuesday in Bonham and Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 4-20-1950 + 4-?-1950
Weeks Thomas, resident of Green Twp, died at the home of his son, Charles, April 1884. He was born in Hocking County, Ohio Aug. 20, 1801 and was married Jan. 18, 1826 at Shelby County, Ohio. His wife died last Nov. and was buried in the Sanford Cemetery where he was laid to rest by her side. He came to Allen County in 1826 when Fort Wayne was a small hamlet of not more than a dozen houses. For several years he kept a house of entertainment where the Fort Wayne and Mongoquinong Trail crossed Cedar Creek (north of Huntertown on today’s U. S. 3). He moved to Noble County in 1844 and settled in Green Twp. He was the father of 12 children, 7 of whom are still living. + 4-?-1884
Weeks Woodward W "Woody", 83, Albion, died May 22, 1993 at McCray Hospital. He was born March 10, 1910, the son of Charles and Kathryn (Walburn) Weeks, in Green Twp, Noble County. He married Lucy Bell on March 16, 1935 in the Avilla parsonage. He was a retired farmer and livestock hauler and worked for the State Highway for 20 years. He was a lifetime Noble County resident and a member of the Noble County Saddle Club. Surviving are his wife and several nieces and nephews. One brother, Harold, died in 1991. Funeral Tuesday in Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. + 5-22-1993
Weeks Zelma, 66, (b.3-8-1890 - d.11-22-1956) died in McCray Hospital Thursday. Services were Sunday in the EUB Church. The widow of Todd Weeks, she was a lifelong resident of Albion and a member of the EUB Church. Surviving are five daughters; Mrs. Gerald Todd, Mrs. Glen Young, Mrs. Elmer Dressler, all of Albion; Mrs. Welcome VanAman, Avilla; and Mrs. Wayne Barcus, Garrett; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. William Rayhouser, Angola, and Mrs. Stella Craig, Baton Rouge. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ~ 11-29-1956 + 11-?-1956
Wehmeyer Anna, about 70, died Dec. 15, 1956 at McCray Hospital after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. She was the widow of the late Walter Wehmeyer who died in 1942. For 14 years she had been associated with the Lutheran Old Peoples’ home until she retired last Sept. Surviving are a son, Arthur of Kendallville; 3 daughters, Mrs. Harold McKenzie of Indianapolis, Mrs. Fred Myers of Sturgis, Mich., and Mrs. Thurlo Potts of Kendallville; 5 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Louise Niemeyer of Fort Wayne, and one brother, Paul Lang of Downy, Calif. Funeral Tuesday . + 12-?-1956
Wehmeyer Arthur, son of Henry Wehmeyer of this city, was killed Wednesday. He was a freight brakeman on the B&O RR and while on his train was struck by the overhead bridge near Albion. He died that afternoon. He was about 25 years of age and resided at Garrett. He leaves a young wife but no children. Funeral will be at the residence of his parents Friday. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 11-20-1903 He was born in Kendallville July 27, 1877 and died in Garrett Nov. 18, aged 26 years 3 months and 21 days. He married Catherine Daust April 17, 1900. They remained here until a year or more ago and then moved to Garrett. ^ 11-27-1903
Wehmeyer Arthur H, 69, died April 4 in McCray Hospital. He was born in Kendallville July 9, 1911, the son of Walter E. and Anna (Lang) Wehmeyer. He married Bonnie J. Moore in Newport, Ky., Aug. 1, 1937. She preceded him in death Jan. 30, 1977. On May 12, 1978 he married Donna Butler in Albion. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Keith (Ann) Marti, Muncie and Mrs. Jerry L. (Deedra) Kreager, Cromwell; a son, John R., Muncie; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Patricia Smith, Rome City; a stepson, Lee Bowman, Detroit, Mich.; a sister, Mrs. Eleanor McKinzie, Indianapolis; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild. A son and two sisters preceded him in death. A WW II veteran, he operated the Banner Grocery on E. Mitchell St. in Kendallville for 23 years. He was a city judge there for four years and a member of St. John Lutheran Church and the Albion American Legion. Services Tuesday in St. John Lutheran Church, Kendallville. Burial, East Hill Cemetery, Rushville. ~ 4-9-1981 + 4-?-1981
Wehmeyer Bonnie J, 60, died Sunday in McCray Hospital. She was born Nov. 30, 1916 in Rushville to Earl C. and Georgia (Wyatt) Moore and married Arthur H. Wehmeyer in Newport, Ky. She had worked as deputy county assessor in Noble County and was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Kendallville, Tri Kappa Sorority and the Democratic Women’s Club. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Keith (Ann) Marti, Muncie, and Mrs. Jerry L. (Deedra) Kreager, Cromwell; one son, John R., Muncie; one sister, Mrs. Donald (Ann Catherina) Burch, Sunnyvale, Calif.; one brother, Frank W. Moore, Rushville, and nine grandchildren. One son, David, preceded her in death. Services today in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, East Hill Cemetery, Rushville. ~ 2-3-1977
Wehmeyer Donna Belle, 91, of Albion, died Oct. 27, 2008 at Parkview Noble Hospital. She had worked at John & Mid’s Restaurant in Albion for 22 years. She was born Dec. 9, 1916 in Albion to Herman Burl and Lelia (Cockley) Butler. She married Merton Bowman, who died in 1956. She married Ivan Troyer, who died in 1978. She married Art Wehmeyer, who died in 1981. Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Smith of Kendallville; 3 stepchildren; a grandchild, Vicky Smith; and a great-grandchild, Carley Johnson A son, Lee Bowman, and 14 brothers and sisters preceded her in death. Services Wednesday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ^ 10-28-29-2008
Wehmeyer Walter E, 56, former Kendallville postmaster, died in Lakeside Hospital from injuries received early today when he was struck by an automobile as he crossed a street in the business district here. Sam Fulmer, 32, Kendallville mechanic, said he was driving slowly near a street intersection when Wehmeyer apparently walking between 2 parked cars stepped into his path. Born in this city, Wehmeyer was Noble County Democratic chairman several years. In the early 1930’s he was appointed postmaster, serving 2 years. He also assisted in the management of the Kendallville auto license branch and later he was engaged in the restaurant business. He was foreman of the wood room at McCray Refrigerator Co. Surviving are the widow, Anna; 3 daughters, Mrs. Thurlow Potts and Mrs. Frank Welch of this city, and Mrs. Eleanor McKinzie of Indianapolis; a son, Arthur of Rushville; a sister, Mrs. William Rittermeyer of this city; a brother, Albert of Fort Wayne; and one grandchild. Funeral last Tuesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 2-?-1922 2-22-1942
Weiber George, 75, a resident of Brimfield for many years, died on last Tuesday. The remains were shipped over the B&O to Chicago Friday for burial. + 4-?-1925
Weible Walter Wayne, 67, of Albion, died March 15, 2000 at his home. He was born January 29, 1933 in LaGrange County to Walter L. and Lucille (Steffe) Weible. On September 2, 1955 he married Betty Lou Healey. He worked for Newnam Foundry for 37 years before his retirement in February 1998. He was a member of Cornerstone Wesleyan Church and American Legion Post 246 of Albion. Surviving are his wife; 2 sons and daughter-in-law, Rodney W. Weible of Columbia City and Cameron J. and Yoanda Weible of Goshen; 2 sisters, Betty Treesh of Edgerton, Ohio, and Judy Miller of Albion; 2 grandchildren, Dania and Joshua Weible; and a great-grandchild, Tatiana of Bristol. He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard. Services Sunday in Cornerstone Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 3-15-2000
Weicht Lucille, 38, of Cromwell, died Saturday in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born January 20, 1922 in Avilla, the daughter of Harold and Helen Weimer. She moved to Cromwell about 17 months ago from Rome City. Surviving are the husband, Leo Weicht; two sons, Larry and Lynn at home; her mother at Richmond; a sister, Mrs. Viola McLain, LaGrange, and three brothers, Arthur, Denver, Colo., Edwin, Hudson, and Harold, Dover, Delaware. Services Wednesday in L. E. Berhalter & Son Funeral Home. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. ~ 5-19-1960 + 5-?-1960
Weicht Samuel, 78, Spanish-American War veteran, died at his home in Wolf Lake Wednesday. Surviving are 3 sons, Lee and William of Marion, and Lyman of Van Buren; a daughter, Mrs. Edward Leininger of Bristol, Tenn.; 3 sisters, Mrs. Sigmund Bachelor of Chicago, Mrs. Josephine Zipfel of Angola and Mrs. Rose Willep of Bryan, Ohio. Funeral at the home of Lyman Weicht Thursday. + 6-?-1936
Weidler Henry Oscar, 73, a farmer living just east of Ormas in Noble Twp, was killed in a 2-car head-on collision on U. S. 33 north of Kimmell. His wife, Beatrice, 58, was injured in the accident. The other car was driven by Wayne L. Reed, 34, Kimmell. + 12-?-1962
Weidler Robert A, 76, R. 1, Angola, died April 8 at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was born Dec. 26, 1909 in Canton, Ohio, the son of Jay and Ina (Kistler) Weidler. He married Evelyn McMullen in 1934 in Archbold, Ohio. A retired employee of General Motors in Detroit, he had lived in Detroit for 40 years before moving to Angola. He was a Navy veteran of WW II. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Darlene Hatrick, Sterling Heights, Mich., a son, Robert, Clarkston, Mich.; two sisters Vivian Hockenbarger of Avilla, Ruth Freeman, Saline, Mich.; and four grandchildren. One brother, Kenneth, preceded him in death. Services Saturday at Brazzell Funeral Home, Avilla. Burial, Cedar Chapel Cemetery. ~ 4-17-1986 + 4-8-1986
Weidman Alice, 77, of R. 3, Churubusco, died after being struck by a car Oct. 29 on U. S. 33 a half mile south of Churubusco. State police said her dark clothing prevented the driver from seeing her until she was with a few feet of her. She was born June 26, 1898 to George and Ora Harrold Wappes of Allen County. She was married to Charles Weidman in March 1918 and they lived in Noble and Whitley Counties, moving to the present home in 1961. Her husband died May 20, 1973. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Carl McGuire of R. 2, Churubusco; 3 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and 2 brothers, William of Garrett and Raymond of Mesa, Ariz. Services at Sheets Funeral Home Nov. 1. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. * 10-?-1975
Weidman Arley, 82, of R. 2, Churubusco, died in St. Joseph’s Hospital Dec. 7. He was born to George and Cerene Miller Weidman of Noble County Dec. 20, 1897, and he married Hazel Johnson Aug. 30, 1923. He was a 15-year employee of General Electric Co. He also worked as a paint contractor and farmer. Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Delbert Graft of R. 1, Avilla; two grandchildren; Sandra Lamp and Dennis Graft; one great-granddaughter, Jessica Lamp; and one sister, Mrs. Otie Zumbrun of Churubusco. Dec. 10 services at Sheets Funeral Home. Burial, Eel River Cemetery. ~ 12-13-1979 + 12-7-1979
Weidman Charles, 79, of R. 3, Churubusco, died Sunday at Alfran Nursing Home, Columbia City. Services were at Sheets Funeral Home, Churubusco Wednesday. Born on July 28, 1893, he was the son of George and Cerena Miller Weidman in Noble County. He spent his entire life in Green Twp until 1961, when he retired from farming and moved to Churubusco. He married Alice Wappes on March 26, 1918. He served in the U. S. Army during WW I, stationed in France. He belonged to the WW I Veterans at Kendallville and the American Legion. Surviving are his wife, Alice; one daughter, Mrs. Carl (Pauline) McGuire, R. 2, Churubusco; 3 grandchildren; one great-grandson; one brother, Arley, R. 2, Churubusco; one sister, Mrs. Victor Zumbrun, R. 1, Churubusco. A son Archie; brother, Allen; and a sister, Clara, preceded him in death. * 5-?-1973
Weigel Blanche A, 89, of Wolf Lake, died Friday in The Oaks in Columbia City, where she had been a patient since 1989. She was born June 3, 1907 in Noble Twp, Noble County to Warren and Ida (Keister) Gaff. On December 25, 1934 in LaGrange she married Milo Weigel. He died July 25, 1966. She spent most of her life in the Wolf Lake and Merriam area and was employed as a nurse's aide at Whitley County Hospital for 26 years, retiring in 1982. She was a 50-year member of the Noble County and Indiana Homemakers associations. Surviving are a daughter, Arlene Halsey of Wolf Lake; a son, Duane; 2 grandchildren, Terry and Carol Halsey; and 4 great-grandchildren, Nick, Brian and Brandon Halsey and C. J. McCormick. She was preceded in death by 6 brothers. Funeral today in Sheets Funeral Home in Churubusco. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 10-7-1996
Weigel Clara May, 76, of Washington Twp, was found dead in her bed last Saturday. She was born on May 5, 1864 in Kosciusko County and is survived by five children, Lloyd, Stella, John, Milo and Marion. Funeral was held at Goshen. + 10-?-1941
Weigel Duane E, 68, of Ottawa, Ohio, died Feb. 8, 2011 at Autumn Court Nursing Home, Ottawa. He was born April 4, 1942 in Wolf Lake to Milo and Blanche (Gaff) Weigel. Surviving is a sister, Arlene Halsey of Kendallville. No services. ^ 2-10-2011
Weigel J Curtis, 78, for 7 years the operator of Weigel Fruit Farms in Noble County, died at American Midtown Nursing Home on Oct. 25. A native of Cromwell, he lived in Indianapolis for 40 years and for 14 years was head of social studies department at Broad Ripple High School. Upon his retirement in 1966 he moved back to his native county where he ran his fruit business until 1973. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; a son Col. Robert D. P. at Bossier City, La.; and 4 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Howard Busse. Funeral Monday at Broadway United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. Cremation followed. + 11-?-1979
Weigold Herbert A, 62, of R. 3, Columbia City, died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a van-school bus accident on Ind. 109 near Big Lake in Noble County. He was born February 25, 1928 in Whitley County, the son of David A. and Jennie (Quinn) Weigold. On May 14, 1949 in Huntington, he married Joan Best. He had lived most of his life near Wolf Lake and was a self-employed mechanic, a former employee of Weatherhead Co. A WW II veteran of the Army Air Corps, he had been a Golden Gloves champion heavyweight boxer. He was a member of the Wolf Lake VFW and FOE 1906 in Columbia City. Surviving are his wife; 2 daughters, Peggy Frioli of Hawthorn, N.J., and Sally Charette of Van Nuys, Calif.; 2 sons, John of Los Angeles, and Brian of Elkhart; 3 sisters, Doris Gravitt and Phyllis Hull of R. 3, Columbia City, and Ardith Smith of R. 8, Columbia City; 2 brothers, Doyle and Larry of R. 3, Columbia City; and 5 grandchildren. Services Saturday in Hollingsworth Memorial Chapel, Columbia City. Burial, Thorn Cemetery. + 4-17-1990
Weigold Jennie C, 79, died May 12, 1979 in Whitley County Hospital. Born in Noble County to Joseph and Vernie (Johnston) Quinn, she married David A. Weigold in Albion on Dec. 27, 1919. He died in 1961. She lived her entire life in the Big Lake area. She was a member of the Friendly Neighbors Club. Survivors include 3 sons, Herbert, Larry and Doyle; 3 daughters, Mrs. James (Doris) Gravitt and Mrs. Phyllis Hull, R. 3, Columbia City, Mrs. Paul (Ardith) Smith, R. 8, Columbia City; 16 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; a brother, Sidney, Columbia City; and a half-brother, Joseph Quinn, Fla. Funeral Tuesday in Hollingsworth Memorial Chapel, Columbia City. Burial, Thorn Cemetery. + 5-13-1979
Weihmiller Mary D, 84, died March 1, 2000 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Fort Wayne. She was born February 24, 1916 in Kendallville to Murton and Bessie (Hovarter) Swogger. On March 10, 1936 she married Ned E. Weihmiller, who died August 13, 1998. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Bill Evans of Fort Wayne; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Sara Weihmiller of Garrett; a brother, Galen Swogger of Kendallville; 3 granddaughters, Jill Evans, Jennifer Speciale and Gail Scheurich; 2 grandsons, Andrew and Daniel Weihmiller; and one great-grandson, Jared Scheurich. She was preceded in death by a son, Gale D.; 2 brothers, Clair and Leon Swogger; and a sister, Joyce Weber. Services Sunday at Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 3-1-2000
Weihmiller Ned E, 83, of Kendallville, died Thursday in McCray Hospital. He was born August 20, 1914 in Garrett to John R. and Nellie (Treesh) Weihmiller. He married Mary D. Swogger March 1, 1936 in Kendallville. He was a 1933 graduate of Kendallville High School and was a farmer and vice president of Albion PCA before retirement in 1979. He was a member of Wayne Center United Methodist Church, Noble Chain Links, and the Kendall Kords, a barbershop quartet, and a life member of the Farm Bureau. Surviving are his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Bill Evans of Fort Wayne; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Sara Weihmiller of Garrett; 5 grandchildren, Jill Evans, Andrew and Daniel Weihmiller, Jennifer Speciale and Gail Scheurich. He was preceded in death by a son, Gale D., and a sister, Harriet Spurgeon. Funeral Monday in Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 8-13-1998
Weiland Maude L Yoder, 83, died today in McCray Hospital. Born Dec. 13, 1899 in Onward, she was the daughter of John C. and Anna (McDowell) Hopper. Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Martha Yoder of Wolcottville. She was preceded in death by 2 husbands, Medford Yoder and William Weiland; and a son, Vic Yoder. Graveside services will be Thursday in Woodland Cemetery, Wolcottville. + 9-21-1983
Weimer - The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Weimer died shortly after birth at their home northwest of here Tuesday. Short funeral services were held at the home Wednesday. Interment in the Lutheran Cemetery northwest of town. ~ 1-23-1930
Weimer Adam, 71, an Allen Twp farmer, died at his home in Avilla Sunday from heart trouble. Surviving besides the widow are a daughter, Mrs. Ella Diehm; two sons, Earl and Forrest Weimer; four brothers, John, Charles, Henry and Paul; and a sister, Miss Elizabeth Weimer, all in Avilla. Funeral Tuesday at the German Lutheran Church, Avilla. Interment in the Lutheran Cemetery. + 12-?-1932
Weimer Adam Sr Mrs, northeast of town, was taken with convulsions last Monday and has since been unable to speak or swallow. She was found lying on the floor by her daughter, who was so overcome that she fainted. Later - Mrs. Weimer died last evening. ~7-24-1890
Weimer Albert S, 71, Belfry, Montana, a former Noble County resident, died April 29 in a hospital in Montana. Among local survivors are Mrs. Pauline McPheters, Albion, and Mrs. Lucille Cazier and Mrs. Virginia Graves, Kendallville, daughters; Donald and Vernon, brothers, both of Albion. Services April 30. + 4-?-1973
Weimer Alma J, 95, a former longtime Avilla resident, died Sept. 29 at Miller’s Merry Manor. Born Jan. 23, 1902 in Garrett, she was the daughter of August and Marie (Kruger) Diederich. On June 3, 1926 she married Wilmer P. Weimer. He was president of Community State Bank, Avilla. He died Jan. 3, 1967. She was a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Avilla. She had resided in Kosciusko County the past 29 years. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Warsaw. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Norman (Marie) Cripe of Warsaw; 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 5 brothers and 5 sisters. Private graveside services at Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 10-9-1997
Weimer Arnold R, 70, of Ligonier, died July 25, 2009 at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. He worked as a water softener serviceman and farmed for many years. He was a member of Cromwell United Methodist Church. He was born Oct. 21, 1938 in Noble County to Lennel and Hazel (Hunter) Weimer. On Nov. 24, 1956 he married Darlene Beard. She died Aug. 22, 1997. Surviving are 4 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, Brad Weimer of Springcreek, Nev., Perry Weimer of Wilmot, Wes and Melissa Weimer of Cromwell and Michael and April Weimer of Ligonier; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Sally Hammond of Warsaw and Ginger and Orlando Fernandez of Fort Wayne; 17 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and a sister and brother-in-law, Norma and Leonard Mauzy of Fort Wayne. Also preceding him in death were a sister, Ruby Weimer; 2 brothers, Lennel and John Weimer; and a great-granddaughter, Marissa Squadrito. Services July 30, 2009 at Stone's Hill Community Church. Burial, Salem Cemetery. ^ 7-27-2009
Weimer Bessie was born at Union City, Ind. Nov. 28, 1878; died at Corunna Dec. 28, aged 19 years and 1 months. She united with the M.E. Church in 1893 where funeral was held Dec. 30. ^ 1-7-1898
Weimer Birdie V, 77, 616 Richmond St., died today in the Kendallville Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 1, 1900 in Indiana, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Miller. She married Delois G. Weimer Jan. 12, 1925. She was a member of the Trinity Church United Methodist and its Dorcas Circle. Survivors include the husband; a brother, John, South Bend; two nieces, Mrs. Pauline Schmidt, Lakeville, and Betty Haug, Donaldson. Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death. Funeral Monday in Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 10-?-1977
Weimer Carl, about 44, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Weimer, died today at home 1 ½ miles east of Fairbanks’ Corners. He had been an invalid the past 7 years, suffering a spinal affliction. He had always resided in Allen Twp. Funeral Friday from the Avilla Lutheran Church. ^ 3-7-1934
Weimer Caroline S, 81, died Tuesday in the Sacred Heart Hospital at Garrett. She was the widow of Adam G. Weimer, who died December 11, 1932. A lifelong resident of Avilla, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Berkes and a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church here. Surviving are two sons, Earl and Forrest, and a daughter, Mrs. Ella Diehm, all of near Avilla; a brother, William Berkes, Kendallville; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the residence on N. Main St. where services will be held Friday and at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial, Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 1-5-1956
Weimer Catharina of Allen Twp died April 12, 1893. She died at the home of her son, Thomas Weimer, Wednesday of dropsy. She was past 80 years of age. Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Lutheran Church, conducted in both English and German. ~ 4-13-1893 She was born in Baden, Germany in 1814; came to the United States in Sept. 1833 and with her parents settled in Columbiana County, Ohio. Here she married Peter Weimer in 1835 and the same year emigrated to what is now Noble County. Her husband died about 22 years ago. She was the mother of 7 children, of whom 4 sons and one daughter are living. ^ 6-9-1893
Weimer Catherine nee Berkes, was born in Darmstadt, Germany, January 16, 1845 and came to this country in 1856 at the age of 11 years. She married Solomon Weimer Feb. 11, 1862, and was also confirmed the same year in the German Lutheran Church and remained a faithful member unto death. They had 3 sons and 3 daughters, one daughter having preceded the mother in death. She died July 27, 1911, at the age of 66 years, 6 months and 11 days. She leaves a husband, 3 sons, 2 daughters, 13 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers, one sister. * 1911
Weimer Charles E, 83, (b.8-17-1878) a retired farmer who resided north of Skinner Lake, died at McCray Hospital March 3, 1962. Surviving are the widow, Myrtle; 3 daughters, Mrs. Thurlow Cazier, Kendallville, Mrs. Byron Graves and Mrs. Alfred Hass of R. 3, Kendallville; 5 sons, Norman and Donald of R. 1, Albion, Vernon of R. 2, Albion, Albert of Bellevue, Montana, and Elmer of Parshall, Colo.; a brother, William, R. 1, Albion; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services Sunday at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. + 3-3-1962
Weimer Charles J, 84, died on the farm where he was born and lived all his life Tuesday. His wife, Elizabeth, preceded him in death by two weeks. They had been married 53 years. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Edna Juengel; a son Wilmer; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; a brother Paul; and one sister Lizzie Weimer of Kendallville. Funeral Sunday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial, Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 3-3-1949 + 3-?-1949
Weimer Clarence S, 74, 115 S. Van Scoyoc St., lifetime resident of this community, died Monday in the Fort Wayne Veterans Hospital. He was born Aug. 13, 1894 in Noble County, the son of Samuel and Susannah (Simon) Weimer. On Feb. 25, 1920 he married Ollie McCoy in the Avilla Lutheran parsonage. He was a retired employee of the Avilla Lumber Co., had served in WW I, was a charter member of the Avilla American Legion Post 240 and was a member of the Avilla Immanuel Lutheran Church. Surviving are the wife; one son, Veryl, Fort Wayne; one daughter, Mrs. Marietha (Harold) Frey, LaGrange; two brothers, Leroy, California, Gerald, Rome City; two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Forbes, Kendallville, and Mrs. Ella Cramer, Avilla; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. One son, Voyle; a brother, Harold and a sister Nora, preceded him in death. Funeral services were held Wednesday in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Avilla, and full military rites were held at the Lutheran Cemetery by members of the Avilla American Legion Post 240. ~ 9-2-1968 + 9-?-1968
Weimer Cora L, about 80, a resident of Jefferson Twp for 53 years, died April 10, 1958 in the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. George Reese, in Jefferson Twp. She was born in Hillsdale, Mich. and was the widow of Frank P. Weimer, who died in 1954. Surviving in addition to the daughter are two sons, Delois and Harold, of Kendallville; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Stahl of Gladwin, Mich., and Mrs. Inez Wilson of Detroit; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services Saturday at L. E. Berhalter & Son Funeral Home in Kendallville. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. + 4-?-1958
Weimer Darlene M, 59, of Larwill, died Friday in her residence. She was born July 15, 1938 in Whitley County to Paul and Mary Jane (Thomas) Beard. On November 24, 1956 in Noble County she married Arnold Weimer. A lifetime area resident, she attended North Webster High School. She was a homemaker and worked in sales for Tri-State Soft Water and was a member of Cromwell United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband; 4 sons, Brad of Nashville, Tenn., Perry of Pierceton, Wes of Cromwell and Mike of Ligonier; 2 daughters, Sally Hammond of Etna Green, and Ginger Fernandez of Fort Wayne; a brother, Harry of Goshen; 2 half-brothers, John Grimes of Rhinelander, Wis., and Patrick Beard of Huntington; 4 stepbrothers, Ross, Steve and Eugene Grimes, and Eric Beard; a sister, Mrs. Harold (Linda) Minch of Huntington; a half-sister, Mrs. Bill (Sharon) Quisenberry; a stepsister, Eloise Noland; and 14 grandchildren. Funeral Wednesday in Cromwell United Methodist Church. Burial, Salem Cemetery. + 8-23-1997
Weimer Delois G, 77, 616 Richmond St., died Thursday in McCray Hospital. He was born in Noble County June 6, 1900, the son of Frank P. and Cora A. Weimer. He married Birdie Miller in Albion in 1925. She died Oct.7, 1977. He had been a Noble County resident his entire lifetime, employed for many years at the Kendallville Hardware until he bought the Helmer Lumber Co. He ran it for 15 years prior to his retirement. Survivors are one sister, Mrs. George (Ethel) Reese, Lake Worth, Fla.; and one brother, Harold F., R. 1, Kendallville. Funeral Monday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 2-?-1978
Weimer Donald C, R. 1, Albion, died Wednesday (d.4-27-1983) at his residence. He was born May 16, 1916, the son of Charles and Myrtle (Rimmel) Weimer. A lifetime area resident, he was retired from the B&O Railroad and was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Garrett, Scottish Rite of Fort Wayne, Noble County Shrine Club and the Eagles Lodge in Albion. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Steve (Sharon) Fisher, Wolcottville, Mrs. Larry (Linda) Growcock, Albion, and Patricia Munk, Fort Wayne; two stepdaughters, Bonnie Patterson, Trenton, N.J. and Mary Lee Ehlers, Lafayette; two sisters, Lucille Cazier, Kendallville, and Pauline McPheters, Albion; a brother, Elmer, Parshall Colo.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were two sisters and two brothers. Services Friday at Brazzell Funeral Home. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. ~ 5-5-1983 + 4-27-1983
Weimer Donald H, 76, of Kendallville, died October 8, 2013, at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville. He was born in Albion on May 25, 1937, to Harold and Helen Mae (Herendeen) Weimer. He married Gloria Jean Smart on June 11, 1955. He was employed for 42 years with Culligan Water in Kendallville. Hee also worked at Steckley’s Feed and Grain Mill and Cline Brothers Lumber. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kendallville. Survivors include his wife; his son, Don and Sherri Weimer of Fort Wayne; his daughter, Cindy and Darel Fike of Wolcottville; 3 grandchildren, Abigail and Eli Shipley, Joshua and Andrea Fike, and Jamie and John Kitzmiller; 2 great-grandchildren, Carrington Kitzmiller and Aria Fike; and a  sister, Janice Gibson of Kendallville. Funeral, Friday at Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. ^ 10-11-2013
Weimer Earl W, 79, a lifetime Avilla area resident, died May 20 in McCray Hospital. He was born Jan. 16, 1899 in Avilla, the son of Adam and Caroline Weimer. He married Harriett Diehm on Dec. 9, 1926. He was engaged in farming. He is survived by the widow; one son, Richard of Fort Wayne; one daughter, Mrs. Ronald Milleman, Huntertown; one brother, Forrest, R. 2, Avilla; one sister, Mrs. Earl Diehm, Avilla; and nine grandchildren. Funeral Thursday in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Avilla. Burial, Avilla Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 5-29-1969 + 5-20-1969
Weimer Edwin S, 89, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. He was born on December 13, 1923, to Harold and Helen Weimer in Avilla. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia (Roger) German of Angola; granddaughter, Karen German of Angola; grandson and wife, Brice (Janet) German of Garret. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Marjorie L. (Ruckman) Weimer; brothers Art and Harold Weimer; and sisters Lucille Weicht and Viola McLain.  He was raised on a farm a mile south of Avilla. He joined the Army in World War II, and served in Germany. When he came home, he worked for McCray Refrigerating Company in Kendallville in 1947 for 25 years. He then worked for Tri State College in Angola. Ed was raised a Lutheran and joined Salem Center Presbyterian Church in 1948.  Services Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home, Hudson.  Burital, Flint Cemetery. ^ 2-11-2013
Weimer Elizabeth, 66, practically a lifelong resident of this community, died last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harley Ott, near here. She was the daughter of John and Christina Fisher Bauman and was born December 29, 1880. Survivors include two daughters, Alma Ott, Avilla, and Mildred Johnson, Coldwater, Mich.; a son, Howard, Deshler, O.; a brother, Fred Bauman, and a sister, Louise Bauman, both of Avilla. Funeral Friday in the Lutheran Church. Interment, Lutheran Cemetery. * 10-16-1947 + 10-?-1947
Weimer Elizabeth, 79, wife of Charles Weimer, died Thursday at her home near here. She was a lifelong resident of this community. She was a member of the Avilla Lutheran Church. Surviving besides the husband are a son, Wilmer, and daughter, Mrs. Edna Juengel, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral Sunday at the Avilla Lutheran Church. ~ 2-17-1949 + 2-?-1949
Weimer Elizabeth, 85, died March 18 in the Lutheran Home in Kendallville. A native of Noble County and a resident of this community all her life, she had resided in the Lutheran Home since 1941. Six brothers and a sister preceded her in death. Services in Immanuel Lutheran Church on Sunday. Burial, Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 3-24-1955
Weimer Ella Marie, 83, of R. 2, Churubusco, died Feb. 26 at McCray Hospital. She was a resident of Allen County for the past three years before entering the Lutheran Home on Dec. 9, 1969. She had lived at South Milford from 1935 until moving to Allen County. Born June 17, 1886 in Noble County, she was the daughter of William and Margaret (Hess) Wolf. She was married Nov. 29, 1906 to Henry Weimer, who died Nov. 17, 1966. She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Avilla and the LWML. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Everett (Esther) Lincoln, R. 2, Churubusco; two sisters, Mrs. Carl Saalfrank, Fort Wayne, and Miss Nora Wolf, Avilla; three brothers, Charlie, Walter and Ervin, all of Avilla; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. One sister preceded her in death. Funeral Sunday in the Avilla Immanuel Lutheran Church. In (line missing) Cemetery. ~ 3-5-1970 + 2-?-1970
Weimer Emily Ann, 57, daughter of James and Rachael Galloway, was born in Noble County April 5, 1862, and died at the family residence on Feb. 21, 1922. She married Abram S. Weimer Nov. 7, 1886. To this union were born 4 children, Isaac T, Otto S., Thurlow J. and Rachael L. Some years ago Otto S. preceded his mother in death. Surviving are her husband; 3 children, Isaac T. of Detroit, Thurlow S. of Ligonier, and Mrs. Rachael Fletcher of Sanger, California, her 4 brothers, George, John, Martin and Daniel Galloway, 3 sisters, Mrs. Jane Lemmons, Mrs. Elizabeth Deardorf and Mrs. Ella Dent and 2 grandchildren. Ligonier Leader 3-8-1922 Contributed by Judy Richter
Weimer Emma, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Weimer, was born on the farm one mile south and one-half mile east of Avilla on Oct. 5, 1877, and died at the same place April 23, 1908, aged 30 years, 6 months and 18 days. She was married on Feb. 25, 1906 to Paul Weimer. They lived in Avilla until March of this year when they moved onto her father’s farm. She united with the Lutheran Church when in childhood and later was baptized and confirmed in that faith. She leaves a husband; one son, Walter aged 8 months; father; mother; and two sisters, Mrs. Robert Swinehart who resides west of this place, and Mrs. M. G. Ray of Garrett, Ind. Funeral at Emmanuel Lutheran Church Sunday. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. + 4-23-1908
Weimer Eva, 99, of Russellville, Ala., died May 6, 2009 at Russellville Health Care. Survivors include a son, Jerry (Shirley) Weimer of Albion; grandchildren, Troy (Casey) Weimer and Tasha Weimer; great-grandchildren, Whitney and Paige Weimer; and a brother, O"Neal Bragwell of Tuscumbia, Ala. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Weimer; her parents, Ell and Pearl Bragwell; and 2 sisters, Maxine King and Willodean Borum. Private graveside services Tuesday at Sweet Cemetery. ^ 5-8-2009
Weimer Florence M, 82, formerly of Kendallville, died Saturday in Sacred Heart Home. She was born May 19, 1901 in Noble County, the daughter of Samuel and Zoe (Halferty) Rimmel. She married Gerald Weimer January 30, 1918 in Avilla. He died August 16, 1978. She was a retired employee of General Electric in Fort Wayne and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and the Eagles Auxiliary in Albion. Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. F. W. (Lois) Lash, Lakeside, Ariz., Mrs. Ralph (Mary Ann) Draper of Miss., Mrs. Olin (Madonna) Showalter, R. 1, Kendallville, Mrs. Donald (Laura) Carver, Rome City, Mrs. Robert (Bertha) McMillan, Kendallville, and Mrs. Melvin (Joyce) Conrad, Kendallville; two sons, Samuel I., Davenport, Fla., and Phillip, Kendallville; a sister, Mrs. Evelyn Iddings, Kendallville; 26 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. One sister and three brothers preceded her in death. Services July 14 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Avilla. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. ~ 7-14-1983 + 7-14-1983
Weimer Forrest William, 71, was born near Avilla Sept. 22, 1903 to Adam and Carolyn (Berkes) Weimer. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and married Ruth Diehm Feb. 6. 1937. He was active in farming. He died Saturday at his home at R. 2, Avilla. Surviving are the widow; two sons, Keith and Glenn; one daughter, Mrs. Lowell (Carolyn) Rauh; one sister, Mrs. Ella Diehm, all of Avilla; seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. Services Feb. 24 in Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial, Avilla Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 2-27-1975 + 2-?-1975
Weimer Frances K VanDolick, 66, was born August 13, 1908 in Swan Twp to John and Cecelia Grams Gadomski. She married William VanDolick in 1932 and they lived in Green Twp. He died March 28, 1943. She married Pat Weimer in 1950 and they lived on a farm near Merriam. He died July 22, 1974. She worked 15 years at St. Joseph’s Hospital, retiring in January of this year, and she was a member of St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church in Columbia City. A Noble County native and mother of Paul VanDolick of R. 1, Churubusco, she lived at R. 2, Albion, and died in Whitley County Hospital June 9. In addition to her son, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Charles Erdlys of Dugger; one grandson; three granddaughters; and one sister, Mrs. Steven Schenher of Kendallville. Services June 11 at Ege Immaculate Conception Church. Burial, Ege Cemetery. ~ 6-12-1975 + 6-?-1975
Weimer Frank P, 79, died Aug. 24, 1954. He was born Nov. 5, 1875 in the Avilla community, the son of Simon and Abie Weimer. In 1898 he married Cora Ray. He had devoted his life to farming. Surviving are his wife, Cora; a daughter, Mrs. George Reese, Jefferson Twp; 2 sons, Delois and Harold; 3 brothers, Charles and William, Albion, and Thomas, Auburn; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services Friday at L. E. Berhalter Funeral Home in Kendallville. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. + 8-?-1954
Weimer Gerald, 81, Johnson’s Trailer Court, Kendallville, died Wednesday in Sacred Heart Home, Avilla. Born in Noble County March 26, 1897, he was the son of Samuel and Susanna (Simon) Weimer. He married Florence Rimmel Jan. 30, 1918 in Avilla. He was a member of the Albion Eagles. Survivors are the wife; 6 daughters, Mrs. F. W. (Lois) Lash, Lakeside, Ariz., Mrs. Ralph (Maryanne) Draper, Concord, Mich., Mrs. Olin (Madonna) Showalter, Mrs. Robert (Bertha) McMillen, and Mrs. Melvin (Joyce) Conrad, all of Kendallville, and Mrs. Donald (Louise) Carver, Rome City; 2 sons, Samuel, R. 1, Wolcottville, and Phillip, Kendallville; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ella Cramer, Avilla, and Mrs. Carrie Forbes, Kendallville; one brother, Leroy, Calif.; 31 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral Monday in Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. + 8-?-1978
Weimer Harold, 36, (b.3-26-1897 in Allen Twp) died at his home southeast of here this morning from typhoid fever. He had been a lifelong resident of Noble County and died on the farm where he was born. He was married to Helen Ella Klemm January 30, 1919. For the past six years he had resided with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Weimer, since his wife had been admitted to the Easthaven Hospital. Surviving besides the parents and widow are five children, Arthur, Lucile, Edward, Harold and Violet, at home; three sisters, Mrs. Carrie Schmuck, Jefferson Twp, Mrs. Ella Cramer and Mrs. Nora Anderson, Swan Twp; three brothers, Gerald, a twin brother of the deceased, of South Milford, Roy of California, and Clarence, Avilla. The funeral will be held from the Lutheran Church Sunday. Interment, Lutheran Cemetery. * 7-14-1933 + 7-?-1933
Weimer Harold F, 67, of R. 1, died Sunday in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Albion May 19, 1914, he was the son of Frank and Cora (Rhea) Weimer. On Aug. 2, 1936 in Albion he married Helen M. Herendeen. He was a retired farmer and had been an employee of the Kendallville Street Dept. for 20 years. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Eddie (Janice) Gibson; a son, Donald; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Lamarr (Betty) Stroh; and a stepson, Harold Hunt, all of Kendallville; a sister, Mrs. George (Ethel) Reese of Lake Worth, Fla.; 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A brother preceded him in death. Services Wednesday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. + 2-14-1982
Weimer Harriet S, 88, died Tuesday in Byron Health Care Center, Fort Wayne. She had lived in Huntertown since 1970, moving there from Avilla. She was born in Avilla April 10, 1897, the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Dosch) Diehm. Her husband, Earl, died in 1969. She was a member of Our Hope Lutheran Church. Surviving are one son, Richard, Fort Wayne; one daughter, Pauline Milleman of Huntertown; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Three brothers and one sister preceded her in death. Services January 16 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial, Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 1-16-1986 + 1-14-1986
Weimer Helen E (Klemm), 85, R. 2, Avilla, died March 13 at Three Rivers Convalescent Center in Fort Wayne. Born Jan. 3, 1900, she was a member of the Lutheran Church. Her husband, Harold, preceded her in death in 1933. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Viola) McClain of Hudson; and two sons, Edwin of Hudson and Harold of California. Graveside services Friday at the Avilla Cemetery. ~ 3-21-1985 + 3-13-1985
Weimer Helen M, 88, died July 14, 2003 at her home. She was born Dec. 18, 1914 in Green Center to Alva and Effie (Christlieb) Herendeen. On Aug. 2, 1936 she married Harold F. Weimer in Albion. He died Feb. 14, 1982. She attended Wayne Center United Methodist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Jan Gibson of Kendallville; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Gloria Weimer and Harold and Darlene Hunt of Kendallville; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Stroh; and 2 brothers, Donald and Darrel Herendeen. Services today at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. ^ 7-17-2003
Weimer Henry P, about 81, of near Kendallville, died September 28, 1947, of diabetes. He was born in Allen Twp Sept. 23, 1866, the son of Adam and Mary Hess Weimer. He married Dora Diehm in 1897. Surviving are the widow; a daughter, Mrs. Wesley Butler of near Kendallville; three grandchildren; two brothers, Charles and Paul, both of Avilla; and a sister, Miss Lizzie Weimer of Kendallville. Services at St. John’s Lutheran Church, of which he was a member. Interment, Lake View Cemetery. ~ 10-2-1947 + 9-?-1947
Weimer Howard W, 52, Garrett, brother of Mrs. Harley Ott of Avilla, died Sunday in the Garrett Community Hospital. He was born Jan. 1, 1910, in Avilla, a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Weimer. He was married Feb. 6, 1932, to Margaret Erdly of Wolf Lake. The couple had resided in Garrett since 1942. Surviving are the wife; three sons, Robert, at home, Ronald, Garrett, and Roger, Waterloo; two daughters, Sally, at home, and Mrs. Norman Hill, Deshler, O.; five grandchildren; and one other sister, Mrs. Burton Schoonard, Battle Creek, Mich. He was a car inspector for the B&O Railroad. ~ 11-22-1962
Weimer Isaac was a native of Somerset County, Penn., where he was born Sept. 2, 1809. In 1837 he emigrated to Elkhart County, Ind. and for several years worked at his trade (blacksmith) at Waterford. In 1851 he moved to Noble County and settled in the Haw Patch about 2 miles northeast of Ligonier, where he died. Noble Co Democrat 6-12-1889
Weimer Joan F, 66, rural Fort Wayne, died Friday in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. A Noble County native, she was born Feb. 10, 1923, the daughter of Leroy and Edna (Husselman) Weirich. On Oct. 3, 1942 she married Veryl J. Weimer. She had lived in Kendallville until moving to Fort Wayne in 1958. She did volunteer work at Parkview Hospital for 14 years and was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Steven (Sandra) Hans of Ashland, Ohio; a son, Alan of Fort Wayne; a sister, Mrs. Jack (Betty) North of Wolcottville; and 4 grandchildren. Services today in Sheets Funeral Home, Churubusco. Burial, Fairfield Cemetery. + 8-4-1989
Weimer John A, 69, of Pierceton, died March 6, 2005 at Elkhart Hospital. He had been a farmer and delivery driver with the recreational vehicle industry. He was a member of Salem Community Church. He was born Feb. 12, 1936 in Noble County to Lennel and Hazel (Hunter) Weimer. On Aug. 5, 1955 at the Dutchtown Brethren Church he married Lorene Mauzy. Surviving are his wife; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Matt and Cheryl and Rusty and Cheryl of Howe, and Craig and Linda of Ligonier; a daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Dennis Sprunger of Ligonier; a brother, Arnold Weimer of Cromwell; a sister, Norma Mauzy of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services Wednesday at Ligonier Evangelical Church. Burial, Salem Cemetery. ^ 3-7-2005
Weimer John M, 87, died July 9 at Kendallville at the Lutheran Home, where he has lived for the past three years. Surviving are a sister, Lizzie, also a resident of the home, and three brothers, Charles, Henry and Paul, all of near Avilla. Funeral Wednesday at the Lutheran Church, Avilla, with burial in the church cemetery. + 7-?-1944
Weimer Joseph W, 52, who grew to manhood in Noble County and who moved to Benton Harbor, Mich. in 1863, was run over by a train at that place recently and so badly injured that he died in a few hours. ~1-14-1892
Weimer Joyce, 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weimer residing north of town, died Wednesday after an illness of five weeks, death resulting from scarlet fever and Bright’s disease. Owing to the fact that death was caused by a contagious disease, a private funeral was held Friday. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. ~ 8-28-1912
Weimer Laura M, 92, died February 9, 2000 in Wesley Health Care Center, Auburn. A store clerk for 10 years, she lived in Auburn. She was a member of Auburn Moose Lodge, senior citizens' groups in Butler and Auburn, and Harvest House in Auburn. She was a life member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Auburn. She was born March 27, 1907 in Avilla to Henry and Henrietta (Borck) Lemper. She married Walter Weimer on August 10, 1929 in Allen County. He died in July 1984. Surviving are 5 sons, David and John W. of Auburn, Robert L. of Golden Lake, Ronald of Dry Gulch, Ky., and Roger of Fremont; 2 daughters, Velma Jean Maier of Fort Wayne and Janet Kessler of Auburn; one brother, Herman Lemper of Auburn; 2 sisters, Hellen Close of Birmingham, Mich., and Delores Ferrell of North Carolina; 22 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. One sister, Florence Lemper; and 3 brothers, Bernard, Howard and Wilbur Lemper, preceded her in death. Services in Immaculate Conception Church, Auburn. Burial, Auburn Catholic Cemetery. ~ 2-24-2000
Weimer Lennel D "Pat", 67, of Ligonier, died Friday in the emergency room of Goshen General Hospital where he was taken after stricken at home. On September 17, 1930 in Kosciusko County, he was born to Lennel R. and Hazel (Hunter) Weimer. In Larwill he married Joy Stump on July 9, 1952. A lifetime resident of Noble and Kosciusko counties, he was a machinist for Zimmer in Warsaw before retiring in 1993 after 17 years of service. He then helped at Bob Wysong Chevrolet-Pontiac in Cromwell. He was a U.S. Marines veteran of the Korean Conflict and attended Ligonier Presbyterian Church. Surviving are his wife; 4 sons, Greg of Winona Lake, Allen and Joe of Ligonier, Randy of Hinsdale, Ill.; a daughter, Pam Whipp of Fort Wayne; 2 brothers, John of Pierceton and Arnold of Larwill; a sister, Norma Mauzy of Fort Wayne; and 15 grandchildren. Funeral Monday at Ulrey-Renner Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Salem Cemetery. + 4-17-1998
Weimer Lennel R, 63, R. 1, Cromwell, died Tuesday at his home from complications. He was born in Tippecanoe Twp March 17, 1907 to Wesley and Sadie (Jarrett) Weimer. He had spent most of his life in the North Webster area where he was a farmer. On July 30, 1927 he married Hazel Hunter at Churubusco. He was a member of the Salem Community Church at Wilmot. From 1948 to 1956 he was a trustee of Washington Twp, Noble County. Survivors include his wife; 3 sons, Pat of Ligonier, Arnold, R. 1, Larwill, and John at home; one daughter, Mrs. Leonard (Norma) Mauzy of Fort Wayne; 18 grandchildren; and one brother, Charles of Elkhart. A daughter, Ruby, died in 1943. Services Friday at Salem Community Church. Burial, Salem Cemetery at Wilmot. + 5-?-1970
Weimer Lorene, 71, of Ligonier, died April 4, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor, LaGrange. She was born Sept. 15, 1937 in Warsaw to Leonard and Lillian (Shroyer) Mauzy. On Aug. 5, 1955 she married John A. Weimer. He died in 2005. She worked at Royal Imprints until it closed in 2008 and attended Ligonier Evangelical Church. Surviving are 4 children, Kim and Dennis Sprunger of Ligonier, Matt and Cheryl Weimer of Howe, Rusty and Cheryl Weimer of Howe and Craig and Linda Weimer of Ligonier; 3 brothers, Leonard and Norma Mauzy of Fort Wayne, Larry and Brenda Mauzy of Tulsa, Okla., and Terry and Maureen Mauzy of Michigan City; 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Services Tuesday at Ligonier Evangelical Church. Burial, Salem Cemetery. ^ 4-6-2009
Weimer Martin, 77, died Monday. He was in apparent good health until stricken last Friday at the family home on N. Main St. with heart trouble, which caused him to weaken rapidly until the end. He was a farmer of this community until his retirement a number of years ago, since which time he has resided in this place. Surviving besides the widow are two daughters, Mrs. Robert Swinehart of near here and Mrs. Milton Ray of Garrett. Funeral was Wednesday from the German Lutheran Church of which he was a member. Interment took place in the cemetery here. ~ 5-7-1925
Weimer Mary J, 63, Fort Wayne, died May 25 in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. An Auburn native, she retired from Chain O’Lakes State Park in 1997. Surviving are her husband, Richard E.; 2 sons, Rick E. and Matthew L. of Fort Wayne; 2 daughters, Melinda Muntzinger of Ohio City, Ohio, and Karen Wegmen of Fort Wayne; 2 sisters, Bernadette Meyer of Avilla and Agnes Ball of Auburn; and 10 grandchildren. Mass in St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Burial, Highland Park Cemetery. ~ 6-3-1999
Weimer Myrtle A, 84, widow of Charles Weimer, died Saturday (d. 12-26-1964) at her home on R. 1, Albion, near Skinner Lake. She was born Dec. 28, 1879. A lifelong resident of Noble County, she was the daughter of Albert and Viola Waldron Rimmel. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Alfred (Pauline) Hass, R. 3, Kendallville, Mrs. Thurlow (Lucille) Cazier, Kendallville, and Mrs. Byron (Virginia) Graves, R. 3, Kendallville; five sons, Norman, Donald and Vernon, all of near Albion, Albert, Belfry, Mont., and Elmer, Parshall, Colo.; fifteen grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Earnhart and Mrs. Bertha Adams; one brother, Carl Rimmel. Services at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home in Albion Monday. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. ~ 12-31-1964 + 12-?-1964
Weimer Nellie, widow of the late John Weimer, of Rochelle, Ill., died last Saturday in a Wheaton Hospital. Funeral Tuesday. ~ 4-22-1948
Weimer Nettie B, 72, who resided northeast of Albion on R. 1, died Nov. 19, 1957 in McCray Hospital, Kendallville. She was born May 20, 1885 in Jefferson Twp and was a lifelong resident of this community. She was a member of the Jefferson Union Church and its Ladies Aid Society. Surviving are the husband, William, to whom she was married in 1908; one son, Dale of Albion; two daughters, Mrs. William Klink of Orlando, Fla., and Miss Mildred at home; her mother, Mrs. Anna Barr, a resident of the Philbrick Nursing Home in Kendallville; and five grandchildren. Services Friday at a Kendallville funeral home. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. + 11-?-1957
Weimer Norman E, 59, of R. 1, Albion, died August 23, 1965 in a tractor accident. He was adjusting the mower blade in his back yard when the clutch slipped, allowing the tractor to roll backward over him. He was born in Noble County Dec. 5, 1905 and had been a resident of the county since 1942, returning here from Illinois. + 8-?-1965
Weimer Ollie A, 81, died today in McCray Hospital. Born in Noble County Nov. 16, 1897, she was the daughter of Scott and Lydia (Richards) McCoy. She married Clarence Weimer Feb. 25, 1920. He died in 1968. She was a lifetime resident of Avilla and a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and American Legion Post 240. Survivors are a daughter, Marietha Frey of Wolcottville; a son, Veryl of Fort Wayne; a sister, Alreada Buehrer of Fort Wayne; 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. A son, Voyle, preceded her in death. Funeral Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Avilla. Burial, Lutheran Cemetery. + 10-?-1979
Weimer Paul, 80, died Wednesday at the Lutheran Home in Kendallville. He was a lifelong resident of Avilla and community. Survivors include a son, Walter of Auburn, a sister, Lizzie, a resident of the Lutheran Home; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Services at the Lutheran Home chapel at Kendallville Thursday. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. ~ 7-24-1952 + 7-?-1952
Weimer R Dale, 94, of Berne, died May 27, 2004 at Swiss Village in Berne. A graduate of Albion High School and Ball State University, he was a retired teacher. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II and a member of Albion American Legion Post 246. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He was born Nov. 14, 1909 in Noble County to William S. K. and Nettie (Barr) Weimer. On June 6, 1949 in Muncie he married Mildred Ozbun. Surviving are his wife; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Karen Weimer of Davenport, Iowa, and Bonnie and George Bennett of Albion; 2 sisters, Maxine Klink of Orlando, Fla., and Mildred Weimer of Albion; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Bruce. Services Sunday at Swiss Village in Berne. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. ^ 5-28-2004
Weimer Richard E 82, died Dec. 25, 2010 at Canterbury Nursing and Rehabilitation in Fort Wayne. Born in Avilla, Richard worked in maintenance with Lincoln Life Insurance Company for 32 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and American Legion Post 240 in Avilla, and also was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. Surviving are his sons, Richard E. Weimer Jr. and Matthew L. Weimer, both of Fort Wayne; daughters, Melinda (Tom) Muntzinger of Van Wert, Ohio, and Karen D. Wegman of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pauline Milleman of Huntertown. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl W. and Harriett S. Weimer, and his wife, Mary Jo Weimer. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Fort Wayne. Burial, Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne. ^ 12-28-2010
Weimer Robert, 44, died Saturday from burns and smoke inhalation suffered in a fire at the apartment house in which he lived at 618 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. He was born Sept. 4, 1932 in Avilla, a son of Mrs. Urban Vanderbosch, R. 1, Avilla, and the late Howard Weimer. Other survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Norman Hill, Deshler, Ohio, and Mrs. Gary Porter, Garrett,; and two brothers, Robert, Fort Wayne and Ronald, Garrett. ~ 12-9-1976 + 12-?-1976
Weimer Robert L, 71, of Pleasant lake, died Sept. 22, 2005 at his home. Born in Noble County, he was a tool and die maker with Dana Corp. for 38 years, retiring in 1995. He served in the Army Reserves from 1948 to 1953 and was a member of Auburn Elks, VFW Post 164 and St. Anthony Catholic Church in Angola. Surviving are his wife, Anna L. (Enteman) of Pleasant Lake; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Pam of Auburn and Dr. Terry and Sharon of Fort Wayne; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Jim Dunn of Waterloo and Kim and Mark Weldon of Lake James; 8 grandchildren; 4 brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Joan and David and Lynn of Auburn, Roger and Theresa of Fremont and Ron and Mary of Lake Wales, Fla.; and 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Jean and Don Mair of Fort Wayne and Janet Kessler of Auburn. Private graveside services Sunday in Auburn Catholic Cemetery. ^ 9-26-2005
Weimer Roger A, 51, formerly of Avilla, died March 10, 2013, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on August 27, 1961, in Kendallville to Keith and Velma (Morrison) Weimer.  He married Carolyn Arting on July 20, 1985, in Azalea, Michigan.  He was a Broken Arrow Public School bus driver.  He is survived by his wife; his children, Bryan Weimer of Broken Arrow, Jessica Weimer of Kendallville and Justin and Tia Weimer of Ossian; grandchildren, Andrew Doughty, Joseph Doughty, Aliyah Hall, Landen Hall and Kaitlynn Weimer; brothers, Rick and Lisa Weimer of Crystal Lake, Illinois, and Ron and Laurie Weimer of St. Joseph, Michigan.  He was preceded in death by his son, Ryan Weimer.  Funeral March 16 at Hite Funeral Home.  Burial, Decatur Cemetery. ^  3-14-2013
Weimer Roger D, 66, Garrett, died October 6, 2003 in Garrett. He was born December 5, 1936 in Avilla to Howard W. and Margaret S. (Erdly) Weimer. He married Patricia L. Miser on August 25, 1956 in Garrett. Surviving are his wife; 4 daughters, Kathryn Lohmeyer of Safety Harbor, Fla., Susan Weimer of Fort Wayne, Elizabeth Kinder of Centerville, Ohio, and Amy Weimer of Scottsdale, Ariz.; 5 grandchildren; a brother, Ronald of Garrett; and 2 sisters, Sally Porter of Garrett and Betty Hill of Deshler, Ohio. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert. He was a counselor and basketball coach at Garrett High School from 1969 to 1972. He retired in 1995 from Garrett High School as an administrator, after 36 years of service. He was a 1955 graduate of Garrett High School and 1959 graduate of Manchester College. He received his master's degree from the University of St. Francis in 1964. He was a member of Garrett Eagles and Garrett United Methodist Church where services will be held Friday. Burial, Christian Union Cemetery. ~ 10-9-2003
Weimer Ronald E, 70, of Garrett, died May 2, 2009 at his home. He was born Dec. 21, 1938 in Avilla to Howard and Margaret (Erdly) Weimer. He married Nancy Ely on Aug. 25, 1962 in Garrett. He was a Garrett High School graduate and a 1961 graduate of Manchester College, receiving his Master's degree from St. Francis University. He taught at DeKalb Central Schools for 18 years and Garrett-Keyser-Butler for 18 years. He was a member of Zion Evangelical Church in Garrett and worked part-time at Thomas Funeral Home, Garrett. Surviving are his wife; 3 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, David and Pam Weimer of Fort Wayne, Dan and Barbara Weimer of Garrett and Dean Weimer of Garrett; 8 grandchildren; and 2 sisters, Betty Hill of Deshler, Ohio, and Sally Porter of Garrett. He was preceded in death by a son, Dennis; and 2 brothers, Robert and Roger Weimer. Funeral May 7 at Garrett High School Performing Arts Center. Burial, Christian Union Cemetery. ^ 5-4-2005
Weimer Ruth I, 79, Avilla, died Feb. 9 in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born June 9, 1918 in Avilla to Elmer and Edna (Wolf) Diehm. On Feb. 6, 1937 she married Forrest W. Weimer. He died Feb. 22, 1975. She lived in Avilla all of her life and attended Immanuel Lutheran Church. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Lowell Rauh, Avilla; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Glenn and Sue and Keith and Jean of Avilla; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, June Diehm of Avilla and Mildred Beltz of Kendallville. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Ryan Weimer. Services Thursday in Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial, Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 2-12-1998
Weimer Sadie R, 81, died Tuesday in the home of a son, Lennel, near Wilmot, following a heart attack. She was born Sept. 27, 1885 in North Webster and was a lifelong resident of the community. Her husband, John W., died Feb. 26, 1926. She was a member of North Webster Methodist Church. Surviving are another son, Burt, Elkhart; a daughter, Mrs. Vlouris Miller of near North Webster; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services today in the Methodist Church at North Webster. Burial, North Webster Cemetery. + 2-19-1957
Weimer Samuel, 82, of Allen Twp, this county, died last Wednesday (d. 8-20-1873). He was one of the first settlers of Allen Twp, having purchased his land of the government. He was building a new brick residence when he died, evidently preparing for many days yet to come. He was a German by birth and a member of the Lutheran Church. * 1873
Weimer Samuel, 83, practically a lifelong resident of the Avilla community, died this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Schmuck, N. Grant St., Kendallville. Death was due to complications incident to senility. He retired several years ago after farming near Avilla for many years. He came to Kendallville a short time ago to reside with his daughter due to ill health. Surviving besides Mrs. Schmuck are two daughters, Mrs. Joseph Anderson, Mrs. James Cramer of Avilla; three sons, Roy of Griffin, Ga.; Clarence and Gerald of Avilla. The wife and a son, Harold, preceded him in death. Funeral Thursday from the Lutheran Church, Avilla. Burial, Avilla Lutheran Cemetery. * 1-?-1946
Weimer Samuel Ivan, 93, of Wolcottville, died Dec. 21, 2005 at his home. An auto mechanic, he was employed with Quick Tanks in Kendallville and was a member of Independent Full Gospel Church in Ashley. He was born in Noble County on March 21, 1920 to Gerald Martin and Florence Leone (Rimmel) Weimer. He married Thelma Marie Boehme on Oct. 28, 1967 in Kendallville. Surviving are his wife; 5 children and their spouses, Sam and Sandy Weimer of Corunna, Susie and Cody Schneider of Kendallville, Jeannette and Fred Smart of Kendallville, Thomas and Sun Ye Weimer of Rinneyville, Ky., and Carla Hogle of Kendallville; 5 stepchildren; 3 sisters, Louise Carver and Madonna Showalter of Kendallville and Mary Draper of Miss.; 39 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Lois Lash and Bertha McMillen. Services Tuesday at Independent Full Gospel Church. ^ 12-23-2005
Weimer Simon, 79, died at his home in Jefferson Twp, April 2, 1922, aged 78 years 5 months and 13 days, after an extended illness. He was born in Allen Twp, Oct. 19, 1843, where he spent most of his life, moving to his late home a few years ago. He served in the Civil War with the 30th Indiana Volunteers and acquired a splendid service record and was wounded in the battle of Chattanooga and the battle of Kennesaw Mountain. He has been an active member of the G.A.R. lodge and was a regular attendant at all state and national encampments. He was married to Aby Haney of near Avilla, who died August 18, 1914. Also Fannie E. and Verah preceded their father in death. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lillie G. Freed; four sons, Thomas S., Frank P., Charles E. and William S. K., residing near the home place; 19 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Martin and Thomas of Avilla; one sister, Mrs. Charles Housholder of Avilla. Funeral Wednesday at the home and at the Jefferson Union Church. Interment, Sweet Cemetery. + 4-?-1922 Albion New Era 4-12-1922
Weimer Solomon, 77, one of the pioneer residents of Noble County, died at his home from congestion of the lungs. He was born in Avilla in 1841, October 15, and died December 15, 1918, aged 77 years, 2 months. He was the son of Peter and Catharina Weimer. He lived in the vicinity of Avilla all his life. He was married to Catherine Berkes in the year of 1861. They had three sons and three daughters, one daughter died in infancy. The surviving children are Samuel of near Avilla, John W. Flag Center, Illinois, Mrs. Charles Weimer near Avilla, Mrs. August Pook of near Columbia City, Indiana, and William, who cared for the deceased; besides he leaves 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three brothers living. He was baptized in his infancy, was instructed and confirmed in the English Lutheran Church in this faith he continued to the end. * 1918
Weimer Susanna, 73, wife of John Weimer, died at her home northeast of Avilla this morning from complications. Her only child, a son Carl, died at the family home about 4 weeks ago. Surviving are the husband; one sister and 3 brothers, Mrs. Mary Messinger, Kansas City, Kan., Samuel, Chris and John Diehm, all of near Avilla. Funeral Friday from the Lutheran Church, Avilla. Burial, Lutheran Cemetery. ^ 4-4-1934
Weimer Susanna Lydia, 71, resident of this community for fifty years, died last evening at her home south of here following a four weeks illness from complications. She was born in Columbiana County, O., July 25, 1865, the daughter of Abraham and Lydia Simon. With her parents she moved to the Avilla community. On July 22, 1884 she married Samuel Weimer, the couple engaging in farming. Surviving are the husband, three sons, Clarence and Gerald, Avilla, and Roy of Griffin, Ga., and three daughters, Mrs. Ella Cramer, Mrs. Nora Anderson, Swan Twp, and Mrs. Carrie Schmuck, Jefferson Twp; a sister and brother, Mrs. Albert Truelove and Silas Simon of near here. Funeral Friday from the residence and from the Emanuel Lutheran Church here. Interment, Avilla Cemetery. ~ 1-27-1937 + 2-?-1937
Weimer Thelma Marie, 74, of Kendallville, died Sept. 14, 2006 at Parkview Noble Hospital. She retired from Flint & Walling and Quick Tanks in Kendallville after more than 20 years of service and was retired from Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. after 20 years. She was a member of the Moose and Eagles lodges and VFW in Kendallville and the Independent Full Gospel Church in Ashley. She was born in Logansport on July 12, 1932 to Reuben Earl and Ida Beatrice (Sloop) Boehme. She married Samuel Ivan Weimer on Oct. 28, 1967 in Kendallville. He died in Dec. 2005. Surviving are 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Earl and Pam Brown of Nashville, Tenn., Kenneth and Faith Brown of Auburn and Ben and Judell Brown of South Milford; 3 daughters and a son-in-law, Gloria Brown and Carla Hogle of Mishawaka and Stacia and Edward Stump of Kimmell; 4 stepchildren; a sister, Josephine Freeman of Elkhart; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Mary Ellen Boehme of Elkhart; 41 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a son, Richard Boehme in Feb. 1971; 2 brothers, Fred and Carl Boehme; and a sister, Mary Linback. Services Monday at Independent Full Gospel Church. Burial later at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. ^ 9-16-2006
Weimer Thomas, Allen Twp farmer residing near Avilla, died at the family home today from arthritis and complications. He died on the farm where he had continuously lived for 66 years. He was born in Allen Twp near Avilla, October 7, 1854, the son of Peter and Catharina Weimer, pioneer Noble County residents. All of his life was spent in farming. He was the last of a family of eight children. He was taken ill last March 29 and his condition had been serious in recent weeks, with little hopes of recovery. Surviving are a son, Henry M., at the family home; two daughters, Mrs. John Wolf of Avilla, and Mrs. William Berkes, Allen Twp. The funeral will be held Friday with short services from the home and from the Lutheran Church, Avilla, with which he had been a member many years. Interment, Avilla Cemetery. * 1935 + 6-?-1935
Weimer Vernon E "Pat", 66, R. 2, Albion, died today in Whitley County Hospital. He was born April 15, 1908 in Noble County to Charles and Myrtle (Rimmel) Weimer. He married Frances VanDolick July 24, 1950. A lifetime resident of Merriam, he was a WW II veteran, a member of Eagles and F&AM, Albion. Surviving are his wife; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Charles (Evelyn) Erdly, Dugger, Ind.; one stepson, Paul VanDolick, R. 1, Churubusco; three sisters, Mrs. Pauline McPheters, R. 1, Albion, Mrs. Lucille Cazier, Kendallville, and Mrs. Virginia Groves, R. 3, Kendallville; two brothers, Elmer, Parshall, Colo., and Donald, R. 1, Albion. Two brothers preceded him in death. Services Wednesday in Sheets Funeral Home. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. + 7-?-1974
Weimer Veryl Junior, 85, of Kendallville, died June 4, 2009 at Parkview Noble Hospital. He was born in Avilla on June 24, 1923 to Clarence and Ollie (McCoy) Weimer. He graduated from Avilla High School in 1942 and served in the U.S. Army during WW II. He married Joan Weirich on Oct. 13, 1942 in Avilla. She died Aug. 4, 1989. He married Veryle "Susie" Uhl Beiswanger on July 14, 1990. He was employed with Zollner Piston in Fort Wayne for 33 years before retiring in 1975. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, VFW Post 2749 and American Legion Post 86, all in Kendallville. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Sandra and Steven Hans of Mansfield, Ohio; a son, Alan and Lynn Weimer of Fort Wayne; 3 stepsons; 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Marietha Frey, in 1999. Funeral June 8 at Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Fairfield Center Cemetery, Corunna. ^ 6-6-2008
Weimer William, aged 66 years, 1 month and 11 days, retired farmer, died at his home here July 26 from cerebral hemorrhage, following a two-week illness. Born in Allen Twp, he was a resident of the community and had engaged in farming his entire life. Thirty-three years ago he married Elizabeth Bauman. Surviving are the widow, two daughters, Mrs. Alma Ott of near here and Mrs. Mildred Johnson of Coldwater, Mich.; a son, Howard of Avilla; two brothers, Samuel Weimer of Avilla and John Weimer of Rochelle, Ill., and a sister, Mrs. Charles Weimer of near here. The funeral will be held from the German Lutheran Church here Sunday. Interment, church cemetery. * 7-?-1940 + 7-?-1940
Weimer William S, 92, was born in Avilla Aug. 9, 1881 to Simon and Aby (Haney) Weimer and was married Nov. 24, 1908 to Nettie Barr in Albion. She died in 1957. He resided at R. 1, Albion for the last 63 years and was a retired farmer. He died Wednesday in McCray Hospital. Survivors include two daughters, Mildred who lived with her father, and Maxine Kling, Orlando, Fla.; a son, Dale, Berne; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers. Services Friday in Berhalter-Preston Mortuary, Kendallville. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. ~ 10-18-1973 + 10-?-1973
Weimer Wilmer Paul, 65, local business man and lifetime resident of Avilla, died Tuesday when he was stricken with a heart attack at the Community State Bank. Born May 18, 1901, he was the son of Charles J. and Elizabeth (Weimer) Weimer, both deceased. He was married June 3, 1926 to the former Alma Diederich, in the Zion Lutheran Church at Garrett. A member of the Avilla Immanuel Lutheran Church, he was chairman of its congregation and a member of the Lutheran Laymen’s League. He was a former board member of the Lutheran Old Peoples’ Home at Kendallville. For the past 42 years he had been affiliated with the Community State Bank and served as its president for the past 11 years. He also owned and operated the oldest business in Avilla, the Weimer Insurance Agency, under the same management since 1926. Surviving in addition to the wife are a daughter, Mrs. Marie Cripe, Warsaw; a sister, Mrs. Martin (Edna) Juengel, R. 2, Avilla; two grandsons; one granddaughter. Funeral Thursday in the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial, Lutheran Cemetery. ~ 1-5-1967 + 1-?-1967
Weinert Helen M, 82, of Kendallville, died Wednesday in Betz Nursing Home in Auburn. She was born in Kendallville on July 5, 1907, the daughter of Emil and Lena (Zawadzke) Weinert. She was a retired secretary for General Electric in Fort Wayne and a lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church. Surviving are 3 nieces and a nephew, William Weinert of Auburn. One brother and a sister preceded her in death. Services Saturday at Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 2-2-1990
Weingart Charles C, 68, died Saturday at his home. Last rites will be Tuesday from the late home, corner State and Rush Streets. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. The son of George and Elizabeth Weingart, he was born on a farm in Wayne Twp northeast of this city Jan. 22, 1866. After his boyhood days on the farm he entered the employ of his uncle, John Deibele, hardware merchant on St. Main St. He assumed full responsibility as general manager of the business. He married Clara C. Febles in Dec. 1886. The past 18 years he had engaged in the clothing business here as senior member of the firm of Weingart & Mabus, proprietors of The Toggery. He and his wife had 2 daughters, Pearl and Jessie. The former was married to Mark J. Woodhull of Chicago in June 1911. They had one son, Mark J. Jr. Jessie was married to Philip E. Geauque in July 1910. In March 1911 she died. Four years later her sister followed her in death. He was a member of the Church of Christ, the Masonic Order Lodge No. 276 F&AM, Scottish Rite, Fort Wayne. Surviving are the widow; 4 brothers and 5 sisters, William Weingart, Albion, John Weingart and Mrs. Emma Louise Tallman, Elkhart; Frank and Fred Weingart, Mrs. S. A. Eckart, Mrs. Charles Jourdan, Mrs. Ray Davis and Miss Catherine Weingart of this city; and one grandson. One brother preceded him in death. ^ 7-2-1934
Weingart Elizabeth nee Stoeckle, widow of the late George Weingart, died at the family home on E. Mitchell St. Wednesday. She was a resident of this township a number of years. Funeral will be at the German M. E. Church Friday. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 11-10-1905 She was born in Rottenherz, Welzheim, Wurttemberg, March 22, 1828 and died Nov. 8 aged 67 years, 7 months and 16 days. In 1852 she came to this country and settled in the neighborhood of Kendallville. She married George Weingart June 27, 1858 and they had 5 daughters and 6 sons. One son and the father are deceased. + 11-?-1905 ^ 11-17-1905
Weingart Fern R, 96, of Green Valley and formerly of Kendallville, died Jan. 21, 2012, at her home. She and her husband, Robert, were in the casket manufacturing business for many years with her father, Milo Gurney. She was a graduate of Kendallville High School and attended Northwestern University. She graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, Mo. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and Tri Kappa.  She married Robert F. Weingart on Sept., 18, 1937 in Kendallville. Surviving are her children, Pamela Weingart (Bruce Ostenson) of Tucson, Ariz., Milo (Sally) Weingart of Green Valley, Ariz., and Robert E. Weingart of Green Valley, Ariz.; 7 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 1-26-2012
Weingart George was born Jan. 24, 1833 at Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, and died at Kendallville Dec. 16, 1900, reaching the age of 67 years, 10 months and 8 days. He came to Kendallville in 1851 where he had since made his home. In 1858 he was married to Elizabeth Stoeckle, and they had 11 children. His wife, 6 sons, 5 daughters and 5 grandchildren remain. + 12-?-1900 ^ 12-28-1900
Weingart George, 25, died in Fort Wayne Tuesday. He was the son of Mrs. George Weingart of Kendallville. He apparently was in the best of health but was taken suddenly ill with convulsions Tuesday and soon died. The stomach contents were analyzed and the analysis indicated beyond doubt the presence of cocaine in sufficient quantity to have caused death. While he was in Kendallville he is said to have broken off with Miss Anna Akenhead, to whom he had been paying the most devoted attention for the last six years. His remains were taken to Kendallville for interment. + No date 10-18-1902
Weingart George F, 86, died May 9. He was born in Kendallville on June 26, 1909 to Frank and Mabel Weingart. He was a graduate of Purdue University and a veteran of WW II. He was a retired engineer for Bucyrus Erie. Surviving are his wife, Helen; a brother, Robert of Alamagordo, N.M.; a niece and some nephews. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 5-9-1996
Weingart George Lewis, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. George Weingart was born in Wayne Twp, Sept. 10, 1876 and died in Fort Wayne Oct. 28, aged 26 years 1 months and 18 days. His father was claimed by death Dec. 16, 1900. A mother, five sisters and five brothers remain. ^ 11-7-1902
Weingart Jessie K, 77, of 507 S. Harrison St., Syracuse, died Thursday in Goshen Hospital. Born June 6, 1902 in Green Twp, she was the daughter of Ulysses and Lena (Gaff) Rose. On June 24, 1925 she married Lester Karl Weingart who died Feb. 24, 1959. She had lived in Syracuse 45 years, moving from Albion. A retired employee of Syracuse Rubber Co., she was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Syracuse. Survivors are 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles (Connie) Dietrick, Okema, Mich., and Mrs. Gary (Shirley) Kline of Windfall, Ill.; a son, Dale of Merrillville; 2 sisters, Mrs. Neal (Wahneta) Reichard of Wawaka, and Mrs. Lucein (Evelyn) Easterday of Angola; a brother, Raymond of Wawaka; 8 grandchildren and one great-grandchildren. Funeral Saturday at Calvary United Methodist Church, Syracuse. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 5-?-1980
Weingart Katherine, 80, lifelong resident of Kendallville and community, died Sunday in Lakeside Hospital. She was born in Wayne Twp. Surviving are 3 brothers, Fred and Frank of this city, and John of Elkhart; and 4 sisters, Mrs. Louise Tallman, Mrs. Ray Davis, Mrs. S. A. Eckhart and Mrs. Charles Jourdan. Funeral Wednesday. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 5-?-1941
Weingart Mabel F, 94 died Tuesday at Sacred Heart Home, Avilla. Funeral today at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 6-?-1971
Weingart Minnie, 77, Albion, died Sunday at Lakeside Hospital, Kendallville, from a fractured skull, the result of a fall at her home early that morning. She was a pioneer citizen of the Albion area, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Gretzinger. Her brother, Charles, who resided with her, is the only surviving near relative. Funeral Tuesday at Miser Funeral Home in Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 11-?-1941
Weingart Robert F, 91, died Feb. 1, 2003 at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo. He graduated from Kendallville High School and Indiana University. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and won the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantryman's Badge and the European Theater of Operations ribbon with 5 battle stars. After discharge in 1946 he worked with his father-in-law, Milo Gurney, in the casket business until retirement in 1976. He served on the Kendallville city council for 2 terms and was appointed by the governor to serve on the Noble County Selective Service board for 3 years. He was born in Kendallville Aug. 3, 1911. He married Ferne Ruth Gurney Sept. 18, 1937 in Kendallville. Surviving are his wife; his children, Pamela of Hudson, Wis., Milo of Green Valley, Ariz., and Robert of Muncie; 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were a sister, Josephine Wells, and a brother, George. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 2-4-2003
Weingart Rose was born near South Milford Aug. 14, 1886; and died Oct. 17, 1907, aged 21 years 2 months and 11 days. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Weingart. She was a member of the German Lutheran Church and South Milford Rebekah Lodge. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 10-24-1907
Weingart William, 78, a native of Noble County, died at his home here Oct. 4 from 24 years affliction with arthritis. He was the son of George and Elizabeth Weingart and with his wife resided in Albion 17 years. He is survived by the widow, Minnie (Gretzinger); 3 brothers and 5 sisters. Funeral at the home Wednesday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. + 10-?-1937
Weingartner David, 51, of Dayton, Ohio, died July 24, 2008 in Dayton. He once owned a pipe organ business in Springboro, Ohio and currently played organ for St. John's Lutheran Church in Dayton. He graduated from Bishop Dwenger High School and IUPU, Fort Wayne, with a bachelor's degree in music. He studied music for one year in Vienna. He was born Feb. 26, 1957 in Fort Wayne to Donald and Joan (Bickel) Weingartner. His father died Sept. 28, 1997. Surviving are his mother of Wolcottville; 3 sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and John Riley of LaGrange, Rita and Jim Zuber of Fort Wayne and Rose and Neil Klingaman of Columbia City; a brother and sister-in-law, Daniel and Rachel Weingartner of St. Joe. Services Saturday in St. Gaspar Catholic Church in Rome City. Burial, St. Gaspar Cemetery. ^ 8-7-2008
Weinstein Carl B was born Feb. 15, 1889 at Kendallville and died on Sept. 28, 1905 at the age of 16 years, 7 months and 13 days. He attended the public school of this city until the fall of 1904 when he entered Howe Military School at Lima. Funeral from the residence, 219 W. Mitchell St., Sunday. + 9-28-1905 ^ 9-29-1905
Weinstein Louis A, manufacturer for 25 years and citizen of Kendallville the past 46 years, is dead. He died this morning at the St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Sept. 15, 1887 he married Margaret A. Blair, the widow who survives. One son, Carl, and one daughter, Mrs. Agnes Schmidt, preceded him in death. + 5-8-1922
Weinstein Margaret, 81, died yesterday from an acute heart attack. Funeral will be Saturday from her residence. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. She was born in Homesdale, Pa., April 28, 1855, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Blair. At the age of about 20 she came to this city. She married Louis A. Weinstein, the couple remaining in Kendallville. Her husband became president of the Kendallville Mfg. Co. He died May 10, 1928. They had 2 children, both of whom preceded her in death, a son, Carl, and a daughter, Mrs. Agnes Schmidt, the latter dying several years ago. She figured in the securing of a public library for the city and its progress was due largely to the fact that she was an active member of the board, serving as president at the time of her death. + No date

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