The Obit For Charlie Weber

Charles Weber

Published in the Belleville News-Democrat from 12/2/2008 - 12/3/2008

Charles H. "Charlie" Weber, 82, of Belleville, Ill., born Aug. 6, 1926, in Freeburg, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Memorial Convalescent Center, Belleville in Ill.
Charlie was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.

He played minor league baseball in the New York Yankees organization and was an active member in the K.O.M. League reunions. Mr. Weber was a supervisor for the Dial Corporation for 31 years.

He was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Belleville, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Sue C., nee Harper, Weber, whom he married Jan. 30, 1954, and who died April 1, 1994; his parents, Herman and Meta, nee Rauch, Weber; and five sisters, Evelyn Germaine, Norma Clark, Mary Schoen, Louise Janssen, and Thelma Laflen.

Surviving are a son, Gregory C. (Kathleen) Weber of Mascoutah, Ill.; a daughter, Karla J. (Tim) Weible of Millstadt, Ill.; five grandchildren, Sarah (Matt) Brendel, Jessi (Cody) Whitworth, and Katy Weber, all of Mascoutah, Ill., Amy (Phil) Young of Nashville, Tenn., and Ryan (Tela) Weible of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two great-grandsons, Chase and Brody Brendel; two brothers, Robert (Helen) Weber of Webster Groves, Mo., and Edward (Esther) Weber of Freeburg, Ill.; a sister, Helen (Jim) Cissell of Tilden, Ill.; and nieces and nephews.

He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Memorials may be made to Christ United Church of Christ or to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1332 N. Halsted St., Suite 201, Chicago, Ill. 60642-2642. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home in Belleville, Ill., with the Rev. Dr. Arthur Tinge officiating. Burial with full military honors will be held at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.