March 9, 1938 - September 23, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Ambrose “JR” Weeres, age 77, who died Wednesday, September 23 at Assumption Home in Cold Spring. Inurnment will be in the parish cemetery. Reception to follow.

JR was born in Richmond, MN to Ambrose Sr. and Marie (Binsfeld) Weeres. JR was the head mechanic at Diamond Lake Lanes in South Minneapolis for 40 years. It was a career he took great pride in and his co-workers and customers became his extended family. In retirement he was able to devote more time to his true passion which was fishing. This passion for fishing has spilled over to his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Steven (Debbie) and Lisa Lamoreux (Dave); special friend, Deanne Paggen; grandchildren, Matthew (Rosina), Benjamin (Alyssa), Andrew (Abby), Sara, Stevie, Shelby and Shae. Siblings, Alice Swanson, Roger (Joanie), Wally; and many friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Dorothy, Janie and Laura.

Arrangements are with Wenner Funeral Home, Richmond.