Robert Weber

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Robert L. Weber, 85, of Freeburg, IL, born October 3, 1932, in St. Libory, IL, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mr. Weber was raised in St. Libory, IL, and after his marriage to Virginia Hubbard, moved to Freeburg, IL.  He worked for Swift Packing Company and later worked in the trucking industry for Bulk Feed Transport, Behnken Truck Service, and Todd Uniforms.  He was a member of Teamsters Local 50 and Teamsters Local 682. Robert enjoyed bird watching and cutting trees for firewood.  He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed a good fish fry with family and friends.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Ida, nee Schoenherr, Weber; three brothers, Norman, Roy, and Roman; and a sister, Lucy Ann.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia, nee Hubbard, Weber;
two sons, Steven and Kevin Weber;
three brothers, Vernon (Marilyn) Weber, Charles (Sandi) Weber, and Richard Weber;
a sister, Lorraine Wuebbels;
many nieces and nephews;
and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at St. Liborius Catholic Church, St. Libory, IL.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at St. Liborius Catholic Church, St. Libory, IL, with Fr. Paul Weinhoff officiating.

Burial with military honors will be at St. Liborius Catholic Cemetery, St. Libory, IL, at a later date.


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