KINGSLEY — Theodore “Ted” Weber, age 76, of Kingsley, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Munson Medical Center, with his family at his side. He was born June 15, 1937, in Hannah, to Joseph Carl and Norine Elizabeth (Michele) Weber.
Ted married Cecilia K. Stefaniak at St. Francis Catholic Church in Traverse City on Aug. 18, 1962. Together they raised three children.
Ted was a farmer all his life and although he held several jobs, farming was always his main passion. When he wasn’t working the farm he worked road construction for Walton, Schworms and Elmers. He retired from Tower Automotive, but Ted never retired from farming.
Ted was a member of St. Mary Hannah Catholic Church, where he was an usher at the 11 a.m. Mass.
Ted was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. Nothing brought him more joy than spending time with his family.
Ted will be greatly missed by his wife, Cecilia; daughters, Lisa (Scott) Bishop, of Traverse City, and Jennifer Weber, of Kingsley; six grandchildren, Travis, Kevin, Andrew, Christopher, Brandon and Dustin; a great-granddaughter, McKenzie; siblings, Gordon (Theresa), Kneale (Diane), Leo (Karen), Wally (Dottie), Shirley (Jerry) Ankerson and Marge Peplinski; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, Ted was preceded in death by a son, Steven Weber; siblings, LaVern Weber, Art Weber, Larry Weber and Dorothy Reamer.
A visitation will be held Thursday, June 27, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., at the Covell Funeral Home in Kingsley, with a Scripture service at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held Friday, June 28, 2013, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary Hannah Catholic Church, with visitation one hour prior. Burial will take place in St. Mary Hannah Catholic Church.
Memorial contributions in Ted’s name may be directed to the Church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home in Kingsley.