Linn County News
Published July 12, 2017
Darwyn Eugene Weaver, age 80, Blue Mound, Kan., passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at his home. He was born on Dec. 7, 1936, at Idana, Kan., the son of Charles and Julia Lynch Weaver.
He worked as a drafting engineer in the construction industry.
He married Wynona Coleman on Feb. 14, 1956. She preceded him in death on Dec. 31, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by four children, Pat Weaver, Vicki Horton and Greg, James Weaver and Debra Knight, and John Weaver; a brother, Charles L. Weaver; a sister, Audrey Eldridge; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Monday, July 10, 2017, at the Chapel Hill Butler Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kan. Burial followed in the Chapel Hill Cemetery.
The family suggests contributions to the Blue Mound 4th of July. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.
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