Calvin Weese

Obituary of Calvin Weese

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Calvin G. Weese, 78, formerly of Zion, died on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at St. Mary's Hospital in Racine, Wisconsin. Cal was born March 3, 1928 in Blue Island, Illinois, moving to Winthrop Harbor in 1953 and settling in Zion in 1963. He attended night school at both Lake Forest College and Northwestern University. He was an active member of Christ Community Church where he taught Sunday School, was involved in Camp Zion ministries, the Church men's groups, the Usher's, the Passion Play and was a long time member of the Diaconate, among many other duties within the Church. He retired in 1994 following 17 years of service to Christ Community Church as the Church business manager. Prior to working at the Church, he worked with computers at various locations in the area. Cal was also a member of Gideon's International. Survivors include his children Kirk (Betsy) Weese of Union Grove, Wisconsin, Kristine (Doug) LaBelle of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin and Karin (Chad) Salerno of Kenosha, Wisconsin; seven grandchildren Matt Weese, Daniel LaBelle, Luke LaBelle, Anna LaBelle, Caleb LaBelle, Devon Lynn and Cade Salerno; and siblings Myrtle (Ed) Novak of Willowbrook, Illinois, Ellen Housley of Bettendorf, Iowa, Jane (Richard) Teutsch of Arlington Heights, Illinois, Carole (Jim) Cooprider of Hayward, Wisconsin, Dwain Weese of British Columbia, Canada, Ruth (Ken) Ulrich of Bourbonnais, Illinois and Doris (Joel) Heinecke of Manteno, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Weese in 2004; one brother Albert Weese; four sisters Marion Stranz, Lela Weese, William Weese and Dutchie Heselton; his God-son, Mark Cooprider; and his parents William and Ellen Weese. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. at Christ Community Church, 2500 Dowie Memorial Drive, Zion, with Doug LaBelle, his son-in-law, officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Memorial Park, Zion. Visitation will be Saturday, August 19th, from 12:00 noon until time of services at the Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to either Christ Community Church, or the Camp Zion ministries of Christ Community Church have been suggested.
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Service Information

1:30 pm
Saturday, August 19, 2006
Christ Community Church
2500 Dowie Memorial Drive
Zion, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Mt. Olivet Memorial Park
1436 Kenosha Rd.
Zion, Illinois, United States
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