WILLIAM J. "BILL" WEANER, 86, of Sherwood, passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Genesis Health care - Bryan Center, Bryan, Ohio. Born March 22, 1927, in Delaware Township, Ohio, he was the son of the late Peter and Theresia (Weaver) Weaner. He was a 1945 graduate of Sherwood - Delaware High School. He served in the Marines in World War II on the East Coast. He later, graduated from Toledo Barber College in Toledo, Ohio. He married Mildred L. "Millie" Reeb on June 30, 1951 at St. Stephens Catholic Church, Delaware Bend. Bill worked at Defiance General Motors, Central Foundry, for 40 years. Bill was a lifelong member of St. Stephen Catholic Church, now St. Isidore Catholic Church, Delaware Bend and the Holy Name Society and the Sherwood V.F.W. Post 5665. He enjoyed squirrel and rabbit hunting and fishing in Ohio and Michigan with family and friends. Like all his Weaner brothers, Bill could build or repair about anything. Surviving are his wife, Mildred L. "Millie" Weaner of Sherwood; two sons, David Weaner of Westerville, Ohio and Mark Weaner of Miami, Fla.; one brother, Paul Weaner of Napoleon, Ohio; and one sister, Rita Bowers of Defiance, Ohio. He was preceded in death by five sisters, Geraldine Couture, Catherine Spengler, Bernadette Weaner, Hazel Miller, and Mary McGaharan; and four brothers, Monroe, Robert, Maurice and Norman Weaner. Mass of the Resurrection is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at St. Isidore Catholic Church, 16166 Speaker Road, Defiance, Ohio. Father Robert Kill officiating. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Oberlin - Turnbull Funeral Home, 230 East Elm St., Sherwood, with the recitation of the Rosary beginning at 7:45 p.m. Interment will follow service in Sherwood Cemetery, with Military Graveside Rites accorded by the Sherwood V.F.W. Post 5665. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to the
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 25, 2013
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