Thursday, March 20th, 2014
Albert C. Weis, 89, Coldwater, died March 18, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Dec. 24, 1924, in Coldwater, to Joseph G. and Emma Schlegel Weis. On Oct. 12, 1948, he married Arbeula C. King, who passed away March 15, 1992.
He is survived by six children, Ronald Weis, St. Marys, Victoria Cournoyer, Cincinnati, Melody Bergman, Celina, Robyn (Bruce) Ganger, Celina, Stephanie (Dave) Newbauer, Botkins, and Kimberly Myers, St. Louis, Mo.; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Thelma Weis, Coldwater.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Cynthia Weis and Dawn Junod; a daughter-in-law, Carol Weis; a son-in-law, Ken Bergman; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Rolland Weis and Norbert Weis; and three sisters, Mary Huber, Angeline Koverman and Rosie Meinerding.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, and the Coldwater American Legion. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years during World War II and sold KNAPP shoes for 50 years. He also was a fireman, boilerman and engineer at the former Pet Milk plant in Coldwater. He loved gardening, his family and barbecue.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Burial with military rites will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be sent to hogenkampfh.com.