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Kenneth D. Weese
1919-2005

23 May 2005

Kenneth D. Weese, 85, a resident of Elkins, passed away Friday, May 20, 2005, at the Excel Health Latrobe Hospital in Westmoreland County, Pa.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Kenneth D. Weese. Condolences may be made to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.

24 May 2005

Kenneth D. Weese, 85, a resident of Maplewood Drive in Elkins, passed away Friday, May 20, 2005, in the Latrobe Area Hospital, Latrobe, Pa. He had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer and congestive heart failure.

He was born July 30, 1919, in Meadowville, a son of the late Stephen and Jane Godwin Weese.

On Feb. 1, 1943, he was married to Amelia Pauline Arbogast Weese, who survives. Mr. and Mrs. Weese celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary in 2005.

Also surviving are one son, Benjamin "Ben" Weese and wife, Mary Grandusky Weese, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one daughter, Carol Sue Weese Plummer and husband, Dr. Richard Plummer, of Greensburg, Pa.; five grandchildren, Jeffery Weese and wife, Elizabeth, of Boise, Idaho, Kevin Weese and wife, Becky, of Monument, Colo., Susan Weese of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Megan Plummer and Jill Plummer of Greensburg, Pa. He is also survived by three great-grandchildren, Sarah, Andrew and Samantha Weese; two sisters, Reta Weese McElwee of New Brighton, Pa., and Ruth Weese Biller of Elkins; two stepgranddaughters, Barbie Plummer and Joanne Plummer Kreinbrook and husband, Eric Kreinbrook; and two stepgreat- granddaughters, Hannah and Gabby Kreinbrook.

Mr. Weese was preceded in death by one brother, Carl Weese.

Mr. Weese was a graduate of Elkins High School and a veteran of World War II having served four years for his country in the 4th Division, 22 Infantry, and the Normandy Invasion, June 7, 1944. He was wounded twice and was awarded the Purple Heart and the Oak Leaf Cluster for his injuries. Mr. Weese was a rural letter carrier for the Elkins post office for 30 years until his retirement May 31, 1984. He was a faithful member of the Elkins First Church of the Nazarene where he was active in several departments of the church until his health failed. Mr. Weese loved traveling, Christian music and his many fishing trips to Canada.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Thursday, he will be moved to the First Church of the Nazarene, where friends may call from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., the funeral hour. Pastor Terry Burgess and the Rev. Allen Woolums will officiate and interment will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, 503 Lincoln Ave., Elkins, W.Va. 26241. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Kenneth D. Weese. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.

Submitted by Randy Stalnaker; added November 20, 2006

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