"Art" Arthur E Weber

Born: Thu., May 10, 1928
Died: Fri., Dec. 7, 2012


7:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Tue., Dec. 11, 2012
Location: RD Family Funeral Chapel & Crematorium

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Dec. 12, 2012
Location: Grace United Church

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Art Weber, late of Weyburn, SK passed away December 7, 2012, at the age of 84 years. Art was predeceased by his parents, Louis and Emily Weber; four brothers, Clarence, Don, Dave, and Rob; one sister, Lillian Endicott; two nephews, Larry and Len.

Art is survived by his loving wife, Vivian Weber,Weyburn, SK; two sons, Trent (Joanne) Weber, Winnipeg, MB, Vance (Kim) Weber, Wolseley, SK; four grandchildren, Ashley, Varrick, Bethannie, and Ella; sisters-in-law, Florence Weber, Yellow Grass, Dorothy Jacobs, Milestone, SK; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins

Art was born on the farm near Yellow Grass on May 10, 1928 the 6th and youngest child of Louis and Emily Weber.  He started his farming career when he bought land with his father in the RM of Griffin in 1945.  He lived his life as a farmer taking great pride in all that he did.  Art was very mechanically inclined.  He held a US patent for one of his inventions.  When others were in need he was always ready to support them with whatever was required.

After retiring from his first career of farming, Art focused on his secondary career of coffee row, visiting his friends every day whether in the coffee shop or in the nursing homes.  He was blessed with a quick wit and a mischievous spirit.  He enjoyed all that life had to offer.  He was able to relate to people from all backgrounds.  Art loved music and enjoyed entertaining others whether with a piano, guitar, mouth organ or song.  He always had time for his wife, his children and their spouses, his grandchildren and his numerous nieces and nephews.  

A service of remembrance for Art was held on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. from Grace United Church, Weyburn, SK  with Rev. M. Barnabas, officiating. Interment followed at Green Acres Cemetery, Weyburn, SK. Honorary pallbearers were “friends from coffee row and all in attendance”. Pallbearers were Harvey Anderson, Shane Dammann, Ron Endicott, Jim Halbert, Barry MacTaggart, and Blaine Tokarz.

For family and friends so wishing donations in memory of Art may be made to Grace United Church Memorial Fund, 210 3rd Street NE, Weyburn, SK S4H 0W6 or a charity of one’s choice.

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Hope & David Dauvin
   Posted Mon December 10, 2012
Sending our sympathies to the family , may you treasure the loving fond memories. We never seen or corresponded much but he was our Uncle Art from a former marriage and nobody can ever take that away . I do have some fond memories of him and will also treasure them . May you find comfort in the days to follow surrounded by loving family and friends . Sending hugs your way , another angel to look after his loved one's . Sincerely from David & Hope {Buchanan} Dauvin Redvers , Sask.

Terry Buchanan
   Posted Tue December 11, 2012
It is with fond memories that I remember from my childhood the good times Uncle Art and Aunt Mimmie (my mother's dearest sister) provided to me when they took me to stay with them over two summers at their farm near Griffin. My Uncle Dallas was there too as he was older and could help on the farm. Art was truly somebody I looked up to. He had jet black hair combed straight back, and at Christmas time, when all the families gathered at Grandma and Grandpa Jessie's in Frobisher, he dressed in a suite and looked every bit a leading actor from Hollywood. He had a deep baratone voice just like the super stars of the time. The last time I had a chance to visit with him was at 'coffee row' in Weyburn and am fortunate to have done so and to have met Vivian at their house. Good bye Art - may you rest in peace.

Terry Buchanan
(Marjorie Buchanan (Jessie) oldest son)

Tim and Lynda Lou Buchanan
   Posted Tue December 11, 2012
Our deepest sympathies go out to Vivian and family.....we too remember Uncle Art for his wit and making one feel invited to be around him. A very compassionate man who seen good in everyone. My earliest memory of Uncle Art is him cracking me a coke when he and Aunt Mim had just moved in to the new farm home, i was only a child yet i remember his kindness. May you find peace at this time in your memories of Art.
Timothy Buchanan(second oldest son Marjorie Jessie)

Treva Tolleson
   Posted Wed December 12, 2012
My deepest condolences in your loss of Art. He was such a great guy. He was my customer when I worked in the bank and we had many good visits. When I started working at WIT he became my customer. He was the kind of man that you could adopt as a Grandpa any time. He will be really missed by all who knew & loved him.

Miranda, Brad Spencer and Family
   Posted Sat December 15, 2012
Vivian and Famliy,
We are so very sorry to hear of Art's passing. Please know you are in our thoughts at this sad time. We always enjoyed visting with the two of you. Take care,
The Spencers

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