WEBER, George - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of George Henry Weber of Hanover on Tuesday August 15, 2017 in his 96th year, surrounded by the love of his family. He was born August 2,1922 on the family farm in Carrick Township, one of eight children, to the late Henry and Ida (Wolfang) Weber. On September 27, 1944 he married his beloved wife Emma (Lantz) and spent almost 73 treasured years together. He will be deeply missed but never forgotten by his daughter Jeanette and her husband Roger Wyatt. Proud grandfather of Andrew (Sarah) Wyatt, Christopher (Mirabela) Wyatt and Matthew Wyatt & his girlfriend Sarah Jackson all of Kitchener. Loving great-grandfather to Colin, Eric, Reid, and Isabella Wyatt. Predeceased by sisters Amelia (Alex) Letson, Laura (Menno) Schenk, Alvina (Conrad) Weber, Doretta (George) Muller, Emma (Elmer) Russwurm and brothers Charles (Edna) and Aaron Weber. Survived by sisters-in-law Ruth Weber, Lavina (Fritz), and brothers-in-law George (Doreen) Lantz, Harold (Hazel) Lantz and Mel Janke. Predeceased by sisters-in-law Alma Janke, Elizabeth (Milton) Russel, Catherine (Arnold) Russel, brothers-in-law John (Violet) Lantz, Ezra (Alice) Lantz, Lloyd Fritz and Wilfred Weppler. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. Farming was his life. With a sense of pride and dedication he and Emma farmed for 41 years before retiring to Mildmay. George was a hard-working family man who possessed a loving, thoughtful, and gentle spirit. With grateful hearts we say thank you to our relatives and friends for their support, prayers and visits during the last number of years. Also, a special thanks to the staff at McVean Lodge whose compassion, care and attention to family are deeply appreciated. George’s family will receive relatives and friends at the Garrett Funeral Chapel, 378 Adam Street Neustadt on Friday, August 18 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A celebration of George’s life will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Normanby on Saturday, August 19 at 2 p.m. with pastor Elina Salonen officiating. Reception to follow in Parish Hall. Interment will be at St. John’s Pioneer Cemetery, adjacent to their old family farm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke, St. John’s Pioneer Cemetery, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Dear Emma, Jeanette, Roger and Family:
We want to extend our deepest condolences on the passing of George. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
I would have attended the funeral, but I am recovering from the shingles virus. I am making a donation to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in memory of George.