Elmer Weaver

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MINSTER — Elmer A. Weaver, 94, of Minster, died at 5:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster. He had been a resident there for a couple of months.

He was born Oct. 16, 1920, to Albert and Henrietta Vondenhuevel Weaver. On June 18, 1946, he married Mary Jane (Monnier) Weaver in St. Remy Catholic Church in Russia, Ohio. She preceded him in death on March 18, 2013.

Surviving are a son, Brad (Lisa) Weaver, of Bellbrook; five grandchildren, Lauren, Nick, Cole, Madison and Jackson Weaver; a daughter-in-law, Donna Weaver, of St. Marys; two sisters, Eleanor Price, St. Marys, and Patricia (Roland) Griner, Minster, in-laws Jeanette Weaver, Minster, Edward Monnier, of Texas, Elizabeth Haywood, of West Milton, Delores Francis Monnier, Katheryn (Katy) Young Monnier and Nancy Paulus Monnier.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Doug and Jeff Weaver; two brothers, Robert Weaver and Donald Weaver; three sisters, Irene (Ray) Knostman, Rosemary (Joe) Wesbecher and Barbara Griner; and in-laws, James Price, Edward Hoying, Joseph and Marcus Monnier, Juanita Booher, Antionette Koverman, Adele Kloth, Julie and Oscar Romie and Dorothy "Champ" Monnier.

Mr. Weaver was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was retired and was former owner of Weavers Beauty Shop in Minster for 45 years. Mr. Weaver was the past president of Minster Retail Merchants Association, served on Village Council from 1968 to 1983, and was the Mayor of Minster from 1983 to 1987.

He was an active member of the Civic Association, member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, American Legion and a member and past commander of VFW post 6732 Minster.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday and 9 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.

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Published in Sidney Daily News from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2015
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