William J. “Bill” Weber, 64, WaKeeney, died Thursday, April 30, 2020, at Hays Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 27, 1955, in Hays to Leonard and Dorothy (Augustine) Weber. He was a 1973 graduate of Ellis High School.
He married Elaine M. Augustine on Sept. 28, 1974, and they celebrated 45 years of marriage. For 13 years, he was the production manager at Sizewise in Ellis.
He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, WaKeeney, Third Degree Knights of Columbus Council No. 4113, WaKeeney, and Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Rev. Vincent G. Langguth Assembly.
He enjoyed playing guitar, playing card games and pitching horseshoes. He enjoyed helping others and was always filled with joy when playing with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, of the home in WaKeeney; three sons, William “Bill” Weber, Jr. and wife, Tiffany, and Michael Weber and wife, Christine, all of Hays, and Jason Weber, Tempe, Ariz.; a daughter, Kimberly Schmidtberger and husband, Corey, Olathe; his mother, WaKeeney; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Gilbert and Janet Augustine, Ellis; three brothers, Jerry Weber and wife, Joan, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Ed Weber and wife, Charlene and Curtis Weber and wife, Mary Kay, all of Ellis; two sisters, Donna Schoenthaler and husband, Doug, Ellis and Patti Unrein and husband, Joe, Hays; nine grandchildren, Morgan Weber, Sheldon Weber, Allison Weber, Patrick Weber, Grant Weber, Samuel Weber, Danielle Weber, Jacob Schmidtberger, and Josie Schmidtberger; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; two grandsons, Peyton Weber and Jonah Schmidtberger; and a niece, Erin Weber.
A private family Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Ellis. Mass will be live streamed on the St. Joseph Church Facebook Page. Memorials are suggested to Christ the King Catholic Church, Third Degree Knights of Columbus Council No. 4113, or Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Rev. Vincent G. Langguth Assembly, in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com