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Herbert W. Weber
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1909
Death: Jun. 17, 2003

Mr. Weber was born Oct. 7, 1909, in Geneseo, Ill., the son of Herman & Josephine Sweeney Weber. He married Etheleen Paxton, Oct. 15, 1927, in Moline. She died Nov. 1980.Herbert and his wife owned and operated Plow City Ceramics in the 1960s and 1970s. And he also worked for the Moline American Legion Post 246. He was a precision grinder for John Deere Plow and Planter; he retired in 1972 after 42 years of service. While at John Deere, Herbert received several commendations for his safety inventions.He was a member of Beulah Presbyterian Church. He also was a Sunday school teacher and the superintendent of Sunday school for many years at the Baptist Church in Erie, Ill. He was a volunteer for the SHARE program at Coyne Center, Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, and the Rock Island National Cemetery. He was an avid Civil War re-enactor with the Unit Scotts Tennessee Battery since 1981. He was also in 2 major motion pictures "Glory" and "Gettysburg." He was the Super Senior in 1983. Herbert also enjoyed gardening, models, and string art. He was known as "Apple Grandpa" by many.Memorials may be made to Beulah Presbyterian Memorial Fund.He is survived by daughters, Joyce Schoening, Rock Island; Jackie (George) Brown, Lanark, Ill.; and Mary Jo White, Rock Island; son, Bill (Mary) Weber, Milan; grandchildren, Carol Ann Schoening, Rock Island; Lewis Brown, Lanark; Vicky (Doug) Blair, Orion; Bill Weber Jr., Milan; Mary Ellen (Luis) Vasquez, East Moline; Lester (Christyne) White, Rock Island; Kenneth White, Rock Island; Penny (Edmund) Peterson, Fort Leonardwood, Mo.; 14 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren, five step-great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Joan (Charles) Studuhar of Webster City, Iowa.She was preceded in death by a son Kenneth, his parents, three brothers and two sisters.  
 
Burial:
Greenview Memorial Gardens
East Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Karen Wood
Record added: Jun 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7600147
Herbert W. Weber
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Herbert W. Weber
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Hi Grampa, it's Missy. I love you and miss you so much every day. I think about you all the time and I know Daddy misses you too. Give my babies kisses and hugs from me and don't feed them too many tootsie rolls. I hope you are happy in Heaven. I love you...(Read more)
- Missy
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- Lorraine Blake
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