East Bristol - Leon Henry Weber, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 while at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison.
Leon was born on January 28, 1929 in Columbus, WI, the son of Alvin and Estelle (Derr) Weber. He married Rosie Jesberger on June 1, 1957 at. St. Joseph Catholic Church in East Bristol.
Leon was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in East Bristol, member of the order of Catholic Foresters at. St. Joseph, a member of Sun Prairie American Legion Post #333, a former board member at Associated Bank in Columbus and of course the co-founder of Weber Tires in East Bristol. Leon also served his country in the U. S. Airforce from 1950-1954.
Leon enjoyed all Wisconsin sports, traveling around the country with his wife, his trips to the casino and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Leon is survived by his wife, Rosie; 6 children, Cheryl (Terry) Thompson of Menasha, Gary (Holly) Weber, Michele (Gary) Miller, Lori (Tim) Weisman, Linda (Matt) Tuschen and Ann (Dan) Truschinski; 18 grandchildren, Tyler Thompson, Trevor Thompson, Marcus Weber, Hannah Weber, Danielle Miller, Heather Miller (Ryan Koch), Alicia Miller, Beth Miller, Angie Miller, Jason Miller, Dana (Nate) Gasser, Sara Weisman, Tony (Sheila) Tuschen, Travis Tuschen, Jessica Tuschen, McKenzie Tuschen, Ryan Weber and Reid Truschinski; one great grandson on the way; a sister, Marge (Harvey) Tesar; two sisters-in-law, Marian Weber and Diane Maertz and one aunt, Lenore Weber.
Leon was preceded in death by his parents, two grandsons, Andrew Miller and Christopher Weisman and two brothers, Orin and Eugene Weber.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the family in Leon's memory.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 12:00 PM Noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1935 County Road V, Sun Prairie WI. Fr. Robert Butz will celebrate. A visitation will be held at the Cress Funeral Home, 1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie on Friday, August 3, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and also at the church on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of mass. Burial will conclude at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
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Ann, Rosie, and Family-
I remember us (with Martha) going to the supper club in East Bristol...not sure it is still there. But, the love that is in your family and for your father/husband never goes away. The great ones trickle into our thoughts long after their passing on earth. His guiding beacon will still shine and light the way for all of youl. Sending love and hugs
Rosie & Marian,
You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of Leon.
We made some good memories on the various
"Butler trips" over the years.
Just wanted to let you know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
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