Joe Weber

Joe Weber of Quesnel, BC passed away peacefully in his sleep February 7, 2012.

Services were held for Joe on February 11 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church with Father Martin Peyton officiating. Joe’s pallbearers were Charlie Weber, Ollie Weber, Jason Simms, Justin Simms, Greg Weber and Chad Weber.

Joe was born in Saskatchewan on September 25, 1932. He moved to Osoyoos BC where he met and later married Ann Degenhardt on June 16, 1954. They lived in the Okanagan for a few years where their children Don, Joanne and Bernice were born. They then travelled north, living in 100 Mile House before moving to Williams Lake where Brenda was born. They came to and settled in Quesnel in 1967.

Joe kept busy with his trucking business and later his farm on Rau Rd. When it was time to retire they bought a house on the Barkerville Hwy.

Joe enjoyed traveling, fishing, farming, playing cards and socializing with family and friends. His grandchildren were the highlight of his life.

He is survived by his loving children; Don Weber, Joanne (Dale) Simms, Bernice Weber and Brenda (Alan) Carpenter, grandchildren Carrie, Chad, Jennifer, Jason, Justin, Jessica and Christopher, great grandchildren Josh, Zack and Charlie-Ann. Also survived by Ludvina Ashenbrenner, Liz (Gerald) Pendergraft, Jack (Barb) Weber, Ollie (Joy) Weber, Charlie (Audrey) Weber, sister-in-law Mary Raab, Liz (Peewee) Lacroix, brother-in-law John (Cathy) Degenhardt, Leo (Ursula) Degenhardt and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his loving wife Ann in 2003.

Donations in Joe’s memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Maria and Rick Mathers for the care and kindness they have given our father in his last years. They would also like to thank our many friends and family for all their cards, food, flowers, prayers and visits.

Don, Joanne, Bernice, Brenda & families

Quesnel Cariboo Observer

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