WONDER LAKE – Kurt Allen Weisenberger, 72, of Wonder Lake, passed away at home Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, after a long and courageous debilitating battle with brain cancer.|
He was born Aug. 3, 1941, in Chicago Heights, to George Woodrow and Greta Irene (Widen) Weisenberger. On Dec. 22, 1970, he married Joanne Reid in Woodstock.
Before entering the service, Kurt worked for Meyer Material and went on to start his own business, Kaw Construction, in McCullom Lake, building and remodeling many homes in the McHenry, McCullom Lake and Wonder Lake areas. He was village president of McCullom Lake from 1978 to 1981. He was an Army veteran during the Vietnam War, having served as a company clerk. He was also a marksman.
Kurt was also a real estate agent and broker for the past 15 years in McHenry County.
He looked forward to deer-hunting season up north every year and spending time at the cabin in the spring, fishing, reading and enjoying the company of friends. He will be missed.
Survivors include his wife, Joanne; his children, Jason Weisenberger of Crystal Lake and Amy (Marty) Robb of Johnsburg; grandchildren Blake, Ashleigh, Skylar and Hunter Weisenberger and Derek, Sean and Grant Robb; brothers, Karl (Michelle) Weisenberger of Wonder Lake and Kevin (Kathy) Weisenberger of McHenry; brother- and sister-in-law, Mike and Sharon Reid of McHenry; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Kristine Weisenberger; and his in-laws, Bill and Jean Reid.
The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. The visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, until the 10:30 a.m. service in the funeral home. Interment will be in Windridge Cemetery in Cary.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-0063.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Oct. 13, 2013