John B. "Jack" Weber(1928 - 2013)

John "Jack" Weber

Sioux Falls - John B. "Jack" Weber, age 85, passed away December 10, 2013 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 13, 2013 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Sioux Falls. Visitation begins at 3:00 PM Thursday, December 12 at George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, where the family will greet friends beginning at 6:00 PM. A Liturgical Wake Service followed by the Holy Rosary begins at 7:00 PM.

John Bernard Weber, son of Bernard and Susan (Yontz) Weber, was born March 23, 1928 in Bridgewater, SD. He attended St. Stephen School.

John entered the U.S. Navy on January 4, 1951 at Omaha, NE. He served aboard the CA134 USS Des Moines and the EA128 USS Mississippi during the Korean War. While serving in the Navy, John took classes and earned his high school diploma from the South Dakota Board of Education. He was honorably discharged on October 7, 1954 at Norfolk, VA.

John was united in marriage with Monica D. Snyders on February 14, 1952 in Larchwood, IA. The couple made their home and raised their children, Jackie, Pam and Brad, in Sioux Falls, SD.

John, also known as "Jack", became an apprentice carpenter. He made his living as a home builder and built his first house in 1959. He joined the Sioux Falls Home Builders Association and held many offices through the years. Jack developed the Scenic Heights, Scenic Hills, Pennbrook Heights and Raven Oaks additions to the city of Sioux Falls. He was awarded Honorary Builder Member of the Year in 1990.

Jack was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, where he built the frames and boxes that display the Stations of the Cross. He was a member of John M. Bliss VFW Post 628 and American Legion Post 15. Jack served as a volunteer at the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center and with Habitat for Humanity. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting and woodcarving.

Survivors include his wife, Monica; 3 children, Jackie Stencil and her husband, Clint, Sioux Falls, SD, Pamela Lidel and her husband, Craig, Chester, SD, Bradley Weber and his wife, Sharon, Sioux Falls, SD; 6 grandsons, Nathan Stencil, Chris Lidel, Kyle Lidel, Todd Lidel, Shane Weber, Jack Weber; 6 great-granddaughters, Skyler, Bella, Cara, Shya, Lauryn, and Elizabeth; 4 siblings, Ralph Weber and his wife, Aggie, Montrose, SD, Jerry Weber and his wife, Mary, Bridgewater, SD, Bernard Weber and his wife, Rosalie, Bridgewater, SD, Mary Schallenkamp and her husband, Lloyd, Bridgewater, SD.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Susan; and three brothers, Eugene, Tom and Steve Weber. www.georgeboom.com

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Published in The Argus Leader on Dec. 12, 2013