20 Nov 1995 — Lorain, Ohio
Obituary-James Arthur Weber 73 of Lorain died after a long illness Monday at Krepp's Home for Vets, Sheffield Lake, where he had been a resident for the past four years.
Born in Lorain, he was a life-long resident, graduating from Lorain high School in 1941.
He was a foreman at U.S. Steel Lorain Works 7 Lap Department for 36 years, retiring in 1977. he was a member of USS Lorain Management Club.
During World War II, he served in the Army's 503rd Ordinance Battalion in the Battle of the Bulge and with the Red Ball Express in the European Theatre (Belgium, Germany, England, Austria, France, and Italy). He received a Good Conduct Medal, American TNR Service Medal, EAME TRN Service Medal with four bronze stars and a World War II Victory Medal. He was a past commander of the American Legion Post 30 in Lorain.
He also belonged to the Lorain County Voiture 149 of the 40 et 8, the AARP, the NRA and he was a charter member of the Polish Fisherman's Club.
Mr. Weber was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.
An avid fisherman, he enjoyed deer and antelope hunting in Wyoming, as well as small game hunting. He also enjoyed gardening and traveling.
Survivors include his daughters, Patricia Haponek, with whom he had lived until moving to Sheffield Lake, and Linda Work, both of Lorain; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and brothers, Charles of Avon lake, Bernard of Tucson Arizona, and Arthur of Elyria.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Laura (nee Guetsak), in 1986; and sister 1926, Evelyn Rose.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 P.M. Wednesday in the Reidy-Scanlan Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain. Services will be at 10:30 A.M. Mass at St. Anthony of Padua Church. The Rev. Conrad Sutter, Pastor, will be celebrant.
Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon, where American Legion Post 30 will conduct full military honors.