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Margaret Weber

03-21-1937 to 05-02-2016


Margaret Ann Weber, age 79, of Garnett, Kan., passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Golden Heights, Garnett, Kan.

She was born March 21, 1937, in La Crosse, Kan., the daughter of Kurt and Clara (Pivonka) Weigand. Margaret graduated from Williamsburg High School and graduated with the class of 1955. She graduated from Sisters of Charity School of Nursing at Providence Hospital, Kansas City, Kan., in 1958.

Margaret married Francis J. "Frank" Weber in Homewood, Kan., on April 4, 1959. This union was blessed with two children, Richard and Julia.

She started her career at Hatchers Hospital in Wellington, Kan., moving to Blue Mound, Kan., and buying a farm with her husband, she started working at Anderson County Hospital. In the 1970s, to keep a closer eye on her children, she became the school nurse at USD 346. After her children graduated, she worked several places in Anderson County including the Anderson County Hospital Director of Nursing, Arkhaven Nursing Home, and ended her career at the Family Care Center, Garnett.

Margaret served on the USD 346 school board for two terms. After moving to Garnett, she was a member of the Friends of the Library, the Holy Angels Altar Society, and volunteered at the ARC Thrift Shop.

She loved gardening, quilting, and cats.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank Weber on July 18, 2015; and her twin sister, Mary Lee.

Margaret is survived by her son, Richard Weber and wife Denise of Crowley, Texas, Julia Adams and husband Richard of Garnett, Kan.; two grandchildren, Jennifer and Jessica Weber; three brothers, Jerome Weigand and wife Sandy of Denver, Colo., Thomas Weigand and wife Mary of Ottawa, Kan., Joel Weigand and wife Carol of Wellington, Kan.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Garnett. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment for Margaret and Frank will be held later that afternoon at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Ottawa, Kan.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of the Library.

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