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LeRoy Henry Weber, 84, of Glencoe

LeRoy Henry Weber, 84, of Glencoe, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at his home.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Feb. 18, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Cheryl Andrix was the organist. Soloist Justin Rierson sang “The Lord’s Prayer” and “On Eagle’s Wings.” Congregational hymns were “Our God, Our Help in Ages Past” and “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.”
Urn bearers were Josh Weber and Tristan Weber. Military honors were by Glencoe VFW Post 5102. Interment was in the church cemetery.
LeRoy Henry Weber was born April 16, 1932, in Glencoe, the son of Jacob and Anna (Ehoff) Weber. He was baptized as an infant May 1, 1932, by the Rev. E. Kolbe, and was confirmed in his faith as a youth on April 14, 1946, by the Rev. Alf. Streufert, both at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe. He attended country school through the eighth grade. He entered active military service in the U.S. Army on Oct. 30, 1952, and served his country during the Korean War. He received an honorable discharge on Oct. 29, 1954.
On Jan. 18, 1963, he was united in marriage to Beverly Zarnke by the Rev. R.F. Meissner at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe. The couple made their home in Glencoe, and their marriage was blessed with two sons, Dale and Duane. They shared over 54 years of marriage.
Mr. Weber farmed in Helen Township, Glencoe, most of his life. Farming was his whole life and he loved tilling, planting and harvesting. The Webers took pride in working together with field work and helping on their farm. He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, and also was a member of the Glencoe VFW Post 5102.
He enjoyed woodworking, fixing things, collecting tractors and wagons, and baking cookies for the grandchildren. He cherished the time spent with his wife, children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Weber of Glencoe; sons, Dale (Rita) Weber and Duane Weber, both of Glencoe; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Donald (Madrienne) Weber of Glencoe; sisters, Gloria (Gerald) Koerschen of California, Darlene Braun of Glencoe and Sharon (Marvin) Buckentin of St. Paul; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Anna Weber; brother Eldon Weber and his wives, Susan and Wilma; sister and brother-in-law, Delores and Elmer Ziegler; and daughter-in-law, RaNaye Weber.
Arrangements are with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.com.