ANNA MARY (CAGE) WEBER, 89, Kokomo, passed away on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, 11:15 a.m., at Renaissance Village, Fort Wayne. Born March 28, 1923, in Sharpsville, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Roma and Lula (Jarrett) Cage. She attended Sharpsville Schools, and graduated in 1941. In 1942, she attended the Approved University of Beauty Culture in Indianapolis. After graduation, she worked as a manicurist for L.S. Ayers downtown Indianapolis. Some months later, she moved to Kokomo and worked as a hairdresser all through the war. On June 4, 1946, she married Arnold J. "Arnie" Weber and they made their home in Tipton. Arnie preceded Anna in death on May 18, 1994. She was a member of the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, a local Study Club, the Kokomo Travel Club and the Kokomo Country Club. She enjoyed the Kokomo concerts, and the Indianapolis Symphony. As a teenager, Anna's most favorite things to do were to work in the fields with her father, ice skate, roller skate and jitterbugging. She is survived by her children, Terry Weber of Ft. Myers, Fla. and Ellen (Kent) Pyle of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Ashley Weber, T.A. (Heather) Weber, Teni (Josh) Helmberger, and Taylor, Colin and Evan Pyle; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Natalie, Kelsey and Maggie Weber and Halle, A.J., and Allaina Helmberger; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arnie; a son, Ted A. Weber on Aug. 14, 2009; brothers, Roma T. "Bus" Cage Jr., Robert Cage, and Gene Cage; and two sisters, Virginia Cage Renie and Patty Cage. Mass of Christian Burial is 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3155 County Road South 200 West, Kokomo, with visitation from 10 to 1 p.m. Father Theodore Dudzinski celebrating. After the mass, we will be taking Anna to her final resting place in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Contributions may be made in Anna's memory to St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home of Fort Wayne. In closing, Anna's family would like to leave you with a prayer that was prayed by Anna on a daily basis; "Dear God, wrap your arms around me, hold me close and kiss me on my forehead. Keep me safe and protect my family." To read Anna's obituary, sign the guestbook, share a personal message, or order flowers for the family, visit Arrangements by Ellers Mortuary Webster Street, Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., Kokomo.

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 9, 2013