City of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, resident Art Weinle, 61, died Aug. 3, 2008, peacefully at home after a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 8, 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio to Alma and Raymond Weinle.
Mr. Weinle was a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, earning his undergraduate degree in 1968 and his master's degree in 1973.
Mr. Weinle retired from Grosse Pointe North High School after 31 years of teaching earth science and geology.
Most recently he was an adjunct teacher at both Macomb Community College and Wayne State University.
For many years, he devoted himself to the successful operation of the Michigan Earth Science Teachers Association and held various positions on its board.
He also was an active member of the Michigan Mineralogical Society and was involved with its annually- sponsored Detroit Gem and Mineral Show.
Mr. Weinle had a passion for teaching, and especially for his students.
He loved his rocks and his alma mater, OSU. But most of all, he had a deep love of family. They will miss him greatly.
Mr. Weinle was survived by Donna, his wife of 33 years; daughter, Diana (James) Moses; son, David (Lynn); and grandchildren, Jeremy, Jami and Jennifer Moses and Zachary and Meghan Weinle.
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