Mary Weber

Posted Online: Aug. 28, 2014, 8:59 pm
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Mary E. Weber, 76, of Milan, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home.
Services are 6 p.m. Saturday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Inurnment will be at a later date at Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mary was born Jan. 15, 1938, in Davenport, a daughter of Herman and Caroline LeFeber Carstenson. She married William H. "Bill" Weber Sr. in Davenport.
Mary loved to crochet, make doilies, and play nintendo.
Surviving are her husband, Bill Sr., Milan; children (and spouses), Mary Ellen (Luis) Weber-Vasquez, East Moline, and William H. "Bill" (Katrina) Weber Jr, Milan; grandchildren, Rachel (Mosies) Baxin, Emilia (Everaldo) Carranza, Sophia Vasquez (Daniel Martinez), Britney Weber and Brady Weber; great-grandchildren, Maria, Liliana, Gabriela and Lyla; sisters, Carolyn Crews, Davenport, Charlotte Decker, Davenport, Kathryn Schmidt, Buffalo, and Barbara Neff, Davenport; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and two sisters.
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