Donald E. Weaver

September 18, 1928 - April 30, 2014
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Poplar Grove, IL

Donald E. Weaver, 85, of Poplar Grove, IL died Wednesday evening, April 30, 2014 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center after a short illness surrounded by his loving family.  Donald was born September 18, 1928 in      Pontiac, MI, the son of Fred and Hester (Dyer) Weaver.  He married Ethelyn M. Hoelzel on November 14, 1953 in Poplar Grove, IL, she preceded him in death on June 27, 2012.  Don graduated from Belvidere High School and served in the US Army during the Korean War. Donald retired from Woodward Governor in 1988; he also worked for Tripp and Son Plumbing.  Don was a member of the Poplar Grove United Methodist Church and the Belvidere Moose Club; he loved to lay on the floor and read magazines, especially Consumer Report.  Don also enjoyed playing cards at the Keenage Center and Shadley Apartments.

Donald is loved and will be missed by his children, Terri (Bob) Alderman of Poplar Grove, IL, Joni Weaver of Belvidere, IL,, Debbi (Steve) Thurston of Rockford, IL; grandchildren, Katie (Chad) Osterberg, Kevin (Angie) Alderman, Brad (Pam) Holmes, Bryan Holmes, Jeff Holmes, Jessi Holmes, Ryan Weaver, Brock Weaver, Kailee Thurston, Kyle Thurston; great-grandchildren, Emily and Lauren Osterberg, Chandler and Marlee Alderman, Ethan, Skyler and Cole Holmes, Arianna Weaver and one on the way baby Kaiden Holmes; special niece Cathie (Ray) Johnson of Capron, IL; brother in-law, Rex Rink.  Donald is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ethelyn; son, Tom Weaver; infant daughter, Toni Kaye Weaver; brother, Edwin Weaver; sisters Merilyn Young and Carolyn “Sue” Rink.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, 105 East Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL with Rev. Paul Nolden officiating.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, May 5, 2014 at the church.  Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.  A memorial will be established and gifts can be given in care of Don’s family.  Arrangements by Anderson Funeral and cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL to light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.Andersonfcs.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, May 5, 2014

Poplar Grove United Methodist Church

Address:

105 E. Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, May 5, 2014 at the church.


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Time: 11:00 am -

Poplar Grove United Methodist Church

Address:

105 E. Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, 105 East Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL with Rev. Paul Nolden officiating.


Cemetery Information

Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.


Memorial Information

A memorial will be established and gifts can be given in care of Don’s family.


 

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Born: September 18, 1928
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Tom, Tina and Abby Miller posted on 5/1/14

Sending our sincere sympathy to you all.

 

Jackie Meier posted on 5/30/14

I just heard about your Dad's passing. I want to extend my deep and heartfelt sympathy to all of you.

 

terri posted on 5/22/14

Love and miss you, Dad

 

[email protected] posted on 5/5/14

Love you Dad

 

Dick and Trudy Alderman posted on 5/4/14

So sorry to hear of your fathers passing. It's so hard to lose our fathers. We are thinking of you.

 

Delbert & Sharon posted on 5/2/14

So sorry. My thoughts go out to you all. I will never forget the ride in his convertible and trying to tell him that plane was not moving. I loved him and he will be missed.

 

Douglas Wenzel posted on 5/2/14

Somethings are worked for, somethings are given, but I was blessed to have such a family to draw strength and love from, Uncle Don will always be in my heart and my family always first in my mind. Love always, Doug Wenzel

 

Cathie posted on 5/2/14

Thanks Uncle Don for being my substitute Dad all those years. You were the greatest. Love you!

 

Rita and Rollie Peters posted on 5/2/14

Dearest Joni and Family, Hoping that your memories bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Love to all, Rit and Rol

 

BEN & JOAN LAWHORN posted on 5/2/14

Sending our sincere sympathy to all of Don's family..

 

Allan and Bette posted on 5/2/14

Prayers for a great family. Glad we could be a small part of it.

 

Allan and Bette posted on 5/2/14

He was part of the reason I had a job for 36 years.

 

Terri Alderman posted on 5/2/14

Love you ,Dad.

 

Jessica Holmes posted on 5/2/14

Love you Grandpa

 

joni weaver posted on 5/1/14

Love you forever and always Dad

 

Mary Hale posted on 5/1/14

Vonnie and Wayne Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of Don....

 

Trudy and Jeff Flippo posted on 5/1/14

So sorry Joni thinking of you and your family.

 

Terry and Linda Trimble posted on 5/1/14

We will miss you, but will always hold the memories close in our heart. Love you and prays to the whole Family.

 

Terri posted on 8/23/14

Miss you Dad! Love you

 

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