John A. Weber

John Weber Obit PhotoJohn Anton Weber of Moscow died Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at the age of 70.

John was raised in Moscow as one of eight children born to Jack and Rose Weber.

John Weber Younger0001John attended school in Moscow ultimately earning a Master of Business Degree from the University of Idaho.  He had a varied and full work career in sales which he loved because it allowed him to connect with the Moscow community. He advocated for programs that continue to benefit the health and well-being of Moscow’s youth, notably his support of the Palouse Ice Rink and the Moscow Bear Boosters.  John made lifelong friends in every aspect of his life.

John’s civic career began in 2006 when he was elected to the City Council, serving through 2009. John was again elected to City Council in 2014 and was serving at the time of his death.

John Weber participates in a candidate forum during a Moscow Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Sept. 20

John Weber participates in a candidate forum during a Moscow Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Sept. 20

John was proud to be one of the founding board members for the Urban Renewal Agency.  He was an active member of the Moscow Elks Lodge and Golf Club beginning 1974.

John was loved and admired by his entire family. He was a devoted brother to his six sisters and one brother, and a favorite of his nieces and nephews.  John is survived by his sisters, Kathleen Weber (Bill Lambert) of Moscow, Susan Weber (Ron Hein) of Minneapolis, MN, Kristine Rose (Jim) of Rumford, RI, Jacqueline Weber (Mark Moline) of Portland, OR, and his brother Thomas (Lorraine) Weber of Naperville, Ill. as well as eleven nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Margaret Weber and Mary Tully.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Moscow Church of the Nazarene. The celebration of life will continue with a reception at the Moscow Elks Clubhouse following.

The family suggests memorials be made to St. Mary’s School Foundation, Moscow Bear Boosters, Palouse Ice Rink or BPOE #249.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Short’s Funeral Chapel, Moscow, and online condolences may be sent to www.shortsfuneralchapel.net.

6 Responses to John A. Weber

  1. Erv Johnson says:

    The Weber Family is in my thoughts.
    Take Care

    Erv

  2. Erena Carrico Weber and Jane Beringer says:

    We are so very sorry to hear of John’s passing. This is a very sad loss. It is obvious of his rich and loving contribution to the community of Moscow—he will be greatly missed. My cousin and aunt both remember his enthusiasm and gentle spirit with great admiration.

    We share a family history that is very dear to us and send healing thoughts and support your way. Our deepest sympathies to the entire Weber family.

    Heartfelt Condolences,

    Erena Carrico Weber and Jane Beringer

  3. Christy Williams says:

    I’m very sorry to hear John has passed away. What a wonderful man he was, we so enjoyed when he would stop in at Culligan and chat with all of us. He always had a great story or two to share. My thoughts are with your family at this time, John will surely be missed.

  4. Bob Peterson says:

    A human spirit once created can never cease to be. Life is a gestation and death is a birth. John is experiencing the certain result of his remarkably good karma.

  5. Nick NAylor says:

    My Condolences go out to the Weber Family.John was a great man and will be missed by many people.RIP John Weber.

  6. Nick Naylor says:

    I’m sorry to learn of the passing of John. He was a special man that helped the lives of many. My Condolences to the Weber Family. RIP John Weber.

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