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Lawrence Edwin Weber


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Lawrence Edwin Weber, 63, died Thursday, May 26, 2011, with family by his side in Alamogordo.
A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, June 11, 2011, at VFW Post 7686 in Alamogordo.
He was born Feb. 15, 1948, to Edwin and Alberta Weber in Milwaukee.
Larry joined the Air Force Reserve in 1967 and transferred to active duty in January 1968. He married his high school sweetheart, Sharon Gildemeister, of Germantown, Wisc., the same year.
Larry and Sharon traveled around the world while serving our great country. He was employed as an aircraft weapons system mechanic for the F-105 Thunderchief and later served as an aircraft engine mechanic for the T-37 and A-7 Corsair. As he progressed in his career and knowledge, Larry became a maintenance instructor for the F-15 Eagle teaching young airman how to fix multimillion dollar aircraft.
In 1990, after 22 years and nine months of faithful service, Larry retired from the Air Force at the rank of master sergeant. He continued to work locally helping and teaching others at the Opportunity Center and Zia Therapy Center for another 20 years. He was a life member of VFW Post 7686 and also served as its commander from 2000-01.
Larry enjoyed spending time with family, traveling and helping others in the community.
Weber is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sharon Weber of Alamogordo; son William and his wife, Natalie Weber, of Sacramento, Calif.; daughter Brenda and her husband, Fernando Cepeda, of Miramar, Fla.; brother Thomas and his wife, Sandy Weber, of Milwaukee; brother James and his wife, Judy Weber, of Kennebunk, Maine; and six grandchildren.
To sign the online register book, please visit http://www.cremation-pcs.com
You're not forgotten, father dear
Nor ever shall you be
As long as life and memory last
I shall remember thee.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from May 29 to June 29, 2011
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