Friday, November 8, 2013

Keith E. Weimer (November 6, 2013)

Keith E. Weimer, 75, of Hollansburg, Ohio passed away on November 6, 2013 at the Brethrens Retirement Community. Keith was born on October 21, 1938 in Richmond, Indiana to the late Paul and Lois (Pentecost) Weimer.

Keith worked in the maintenance department for Brethren Retirement Community. He was a 1956 graduate of Westmont High School in Hollansburg. Keith loved nature and being in the woods. He worked as a farmer for most of his life and loved woodworking. Keith volunteered as a counselor at Woodland Altars, for the Church of the Brethren disaster ministries and was a member of the Beech Grove Church of the Brethren serving as a Deacon for over 30 years. He was a very helpful person, a good neighbor and a great friend.

In addition to his parents, Keith is preceded in death by a son, Brian Weimer and a grandson, Calvin Weimer.

Keith is survived by his wife Nancy (Diehl) Weimer whom he married on July 9, 1961; two daughters, Lauree and husband Brian Kempton of West Alexandria and Mary Weimer of Indianapolis, Indiana; a son, Darrell and wife Tangela Weimer of New Madison; grandchildren, Austin and Paul Kempton, Rochelle, Natasha, Amos and Tyler Weimer; a brother, Norman and wife Barbara Weimer of New Madison; sisters, Nancy Bloom of Desapeke, Virginia, Phyllis and Don Michaelsen of Olmstead Falls, Ohio and Letha and Terry Whittington of Hollansburg, Ohio as well as many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11 AM at Beech Grove Church of the Brethren with Pastor Dewayne Heck officiating. Friends and family may visit on Friday, November 8, 2013 from 4 - 8 PM also at the church, as well as a half hour before the service on Saturday. Burial will follow in the Beech Grove cemetery. The family request memorial contributions be given to the Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund, Church of the Brethren Disaster Ministry, Woodland Altars Outdoor Ministry Scholarship Fund or Heifer Project International with donations being accepted at the service. There will be a memorial service on November 16, 2013 from 2-4 PM in the chapel at the Brethren Retirement Communiy with Chaplain Todd Riesh officiating

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Services entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison.