Willis Weber

Willis E. Weber

1931 - 2006

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Obituary of Willis E. Weber

Willis E. Weber, age 75 formerly of Iowa City, died Wednesday, November 1, 2006, at a hospital in Colorado Springs, CO. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 6, 2006, at the Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City with the Reverend Paul Akin officiating. Members of the University of Iowa Swim Team, past and present will honor the former teammate by escorting his casket to his grave. Online condolences may be sent for his family through our website @www.gayandciha.com. Willis Edward Weber was born January 4, 1931, in Iowa City the son of Irving B. and Martha T. (Whiteside) Weber. Following graduation from Iowa City City High School he attended the University of Iowa. Here he was a Big Ten Letterman as an accomplished swimmer on the University of Iowa Swim Team. Willis later joined the United States Air Force as his life’s career retiring as a Lieutenant Colonial in Colorado. His family includes daughters, Michiko Sandman of Phoenix, AZ, Ingrid (Greg) Know of Atlanta, GA, and Anna (Scott) Thares of Minneapolis, MN; son, John (Christy) Weber of Rapids City, SD; grandchildren, Danielle Sanddusky, Zoe Knox, Abigail Knox, Louie Thares, Greta Thares, Allison Weber and Megan Weber. Willis was preceded in death by his wives, Lou Anne (Hopkins) Weber, and Dee ((Hawkins) Weber, and his parents, Irving and Martha Weber. Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service of Iowa City is caring for Willis’s family and his services.