Gerald Weber, 73, of Morgan died on Friday, June 8, 2012 at his home in Morgan.
Visitation will be Friday, June 15, 2012 from 10-11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Morgan.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday at 11 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Morgan with burial at the church cemetery.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to Helping Hands - Food Bank; School Sisters of Notre Dame or the donor’s choice.
Gerald Edward Weber was born March 13, 1939 in Paxton Township, Redwood County, the son of Edward and Josephine (Mages) Weber.
His parents moved to New Avon Township in 1943. He attended first and second grade school in District 8 near Rowena; third through seventh grade at St. Michael’s Catholic School in Morgan, completing eighth grade at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Clements. He attended St. Anne’s Catholic School in Wabasso for Grades 9-12 and graduated in 1957.
Gerald served in the United States Army from 1962 until his honorable discharge in 1964; serving as a missile mechanic at Fort MacArthur in California. Gerald participated in 4-H and was a 4-H leader, Mass server, sang in the St. Joseph’s Choir, was an usher; served on the parish council at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in 1977 and on the pastoral council in 1978.
Gerald was also a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. He enjoyed traveling, woodworking, farming, music and collecting belt buckles. He was a loyal servant of the Lord.
He is survived by aunts Beatrice Weber, Springfield; Veronica Mathiowetz, Morgan; Lucille Mathiowetz, Sleepy Eye and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Edward and Josephine Weber.