Bernard O. Weber, 87, St. Cloud
October 4, 1928 - February 17, 2016
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 22, 2016 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Bernard O. Weber, age 87, of St. Cloud, who passed away peacefully Wednesday at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud. Rev. Aaron Nett will officiate and burial will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Sunday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday at Williams DIngmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids. Parish prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. St. Cloud East Side VFW Post 4847 will honor him at 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.
Bernard was born Oct. 4, 1928 to John and Elizabeth (Dietz) Weber in New Ulm, but he grew up in Pierz. He married Frances Zenner on November 20, 1951 in Pierz. Bernard proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953. He worked as a mechanic for the Minnesota Department of Transportation from 1949-1990 in Brainerd, Virginia, MN and St. Cloud. Bernard was a member of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud where he was an usher and member of the Men’s Group. He was a member of the St. Cloud East Side VFW Post 4847 in which he was very active and a member of Pierz American Legion Post 602. Bernard enjoyed fishing, playing cards, volunteering, and fixing things. He was a hard worker, enjoyed telling jokes, and was always happy. Bernard was a strong, loving, humble, honest person with a great sense of humor. He loved his family.
Bernard is survived by his wife, Frances of St. Cloud; children, Michael (Debbie) of St. Cloud, Lori (Gary) Anderson of St. Cloud, Paula Weber (Roberta Haight) of Ogilvie, Jay of Crystal, Lynn (Jim) Huberty of Rice, Scott of St. Cloud; siblings, John Francis of Portland, OR, Mary Konen of Little Falls, Roger (Mary) of Sauk Rapids, Terry (Don) Zenner of Little Falls, Steve (Francie) of Roseville; sister in law, Rosetta Weber of Pierz; grandchildren, Sarah, Leah, Ben, Kim, Amy, Matthew, Joshua, and Jessica; and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Leo and Ted (Arlene); brother in law, Al Konen; and sister in law, Naomi Weber.