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Weldon Windel Wiegers, age 88, of Belle, passed away June 22, 2015 at the California Care Center.
Weldon was born September 8, 1926, in Summerfield, a son to the late Philip Adolph and Beulah Fay (Keeney) Wiegers.
He attended the Buck Elk School and was a lifelong resident of the Belle area. Weldon joined the United States Army during WWII and proudly served his country in the Philippines.
Weldon was a member of the Pilot Knob Baptist Church and the Belle V.F.W. Post #3410.
Weldon worked for Osage County repairing roads before retiring but spent most of his life as a farmer. A job he loved. He loved wood working and enjoyed fishing, reading westerns, and gardening. His greatest joy was time spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Weldon is survived by: four daughters, Bonnie Henson and her husband Sam of Lake St. Louis, Judy Karr and her late husband, Gary Karr of Jefferson City, Jill Distler and her husband Don of Jefferson City, and Camilla Wiegers of Jefferson City; grandchildren, Becky Heutel and her husband Kerry of Wentzville, Chrissy Peters and her husband Brad of Jefferson City, Julie Carroll and her husband Adam of New Bloomfield, Geoff Karr and his wife Lauren of Columbia, Samantha Kelly and her husband Mike of Columbia Heights, MN, Lucas Karr and his wife Tori of Ashland, Josh Distler of Jefferson City and Jenna Karr of Jefferson City; great-grandchildren, Kayel, Sophia, Brayden, Adalyn, Colton, Dawson, and Kennedy; and ex-wife and mother of his daughters, Clorah June Wiegers, as well as many extended family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, Weldon was preceded in death by: one sister, Grace Haner; one brother, Edward Wiegers; and two grandchildren, Kasie and Katlyn and a special friend, Bertha Suttner.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Belle. Funeral Services will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Dean Catlett officiating. Interment will follow at the Pilot Knob Cemetery near Belle with full Military Honors.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Pilot Knob Church Cemetery fund.
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