George W. "Bud" Weber, 74, of rural Marshall, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marshall. Rev. Douglas A. Dubisar will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial with military rites will be held in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church or Fitzgibbon Cancer Center. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Sept. 24, 1932, in Marshall, he was the son of the late George Louis Weber and Clara Ruth Chevalier Weber. He was a 1949 graduate of Marshall High School and attended the University of Missouri-Columbia. On July 4, 1951, he married Lois Kennedy, who preceded him in death on June 25, 2005. On Jan. 21, 2006, he married Karen Knight Wansing, who survives of the home. He had lived in Saline County his entire life, and was a lifelong farmer and seedsman. In 1964, he founded Weber Seeds Limited. He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and served on the board of elders for many years, also serving as chairman. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict and was a member of VFW Post 2646 and American Legion Post 191 in Marshall. He was also a member of the National Farmers Organization and Marshall Optimist Club, and served as chairman of the Saline County Republican Committee for many years. He was a past member of the Marshall Chamber of Commerce and past director of the Saline County Fair Board.
Additional survivors include two sons, George Daniel Weber and wife, Amy, of Marshall and Grant Lee Weber and wife, Molly, of St. Louis; five grandchildren, Mason, Kyle, Sophia, Liam and Morgan; one sister, Lorine Miller of Marshall; several nieces and nephews; his extended family, Steven and Michelle Wansing, Kelly and Sarah Wansing, Scott Wansing and Alan Seales and Leslie Davis Seales; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Bertha West and Ruby Clemens.
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