Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Elmer A. Weaver, 94, Minster, died at 5:45 a.m. Jan. 22, 2015, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. He had been a resident there for a couple of months.
He was born Oct. 16, 1920, to Albert and Henrietta Vondenhuevel Weaver. On June 18, 1946, at St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia, he married Mary Jane Monnier, who died March 18, 2013.
Surviving are a son, Brad (Lisa) Weaver, Bellbrook; five grandchildren, Lauren, Nick, Cole, Madison and Jackson Weaver; a daughter-in-law, Donna Weaver, St. Marys; two sisters, Eleanor Price, St. Marys, and Patricia (Roland) Griner, Minster; and in-laws, Jeanette Weaver, Minster, Edward Monnier of Texas, Elizabeth Haywood, West Milton, Delores Francis Monnier, Katheryn "Katy" Young Monnier and Nancy Paulus Monnier.
Also deceased are two sons, Doug and Jeff Weaver; two brothers, Robert and Donald Weaver; three sisters, Irene (Ray) Knostman, Rosemary (Joe) Wesbecher and Barbara Griner; and in-laws, James Price, Edward Hoying, Joseph and Marcus Monnier, Juanita Booher, Antionette Koverman, Adele Kloth, Julie (Oscar) Romie and Dorothy "Champ" Monnier.
He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was retired and was former owner of Weavers Beauty Shop, Minster, for 45 years.
He was the past president of Minster Retail Merchants Association, served on village council from 1968 to 1983 and was the mayor of Minster from 1983 to 1987. He was an active member of the Civic Association, a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, American Legion and a member and past commander of VFW Post 6732, all of Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Monday at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery, Minster.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 9-9:30 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Condolences may be sent to www.hogenkampfh.com.