News Death Notice
WEIFFENBACH, John Robert Jr. 71, of Vandalia, died Sunday, May 23, 2010 after a courageous battle with MS. Born September 7, 1938, John was the only child of Treva Ann (Goehring) and John Robert Weiffenbach Sr. John was a graduate of Randolph High School and Otterbein College. He earned his Masters of Education at Wright State University. John worked for 26 years as a dedicated educator, heading the Wayne High School Science Department. John is survived by his wife of 49 years, Nancy (Werner); children, John Robert III & wife, Julia; James Allen and wife, Erika and Jean Ann Cook. He is also survived by his nine grandchildren, John, Jennifer, Joseph, Casaundra, and Delaney Weiffenbach, Michelle, William and Jack Cook; and Mandy Niesen. John was a member of the Vandalia United Methodist Church, the Vandalia-Butler Historical Society and the Golden Glow of Christmas Past. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, May 27 at the Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, 139 S. Dixie Dr., Vandalia with Rev. Steve Veg officiating. Burial to follow at Woodland Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or to the charity of your choice in John's memory.