Saturday, September 24, 2011
NEW WELLS, Mo. -- Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ called his faithful follower, Milda Onida Weber, to the glories and joys of heaven and her eternal rest Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011.
She was born at her home in New Wells on Dec. 24, 1918, daughter of Benjamin and Mary Mahnken Fiedler.
She was baptized at her home Jan. 5, 1919, and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells on April 9, 1933.
Milda was married to George Wilhelm Weber on Sept. 29, 1940, by the Rev. L.F. Dippold at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells.
Since her marriage, Milda was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Mo. She was an active member of Trinity LWML, Trinity Ladies Aid, Lutheran Historical Society, prayer chain, former member of Golden Agers and Braille Workers.
She was preceded in death by her husband George on Sept. 9, 1997; four brothers, Albert, Leo, Theodore and Rudy Fiedler; three sisters, Paula Degenhardt, Amanda Richter and Stella Dreyer; a son-in-law, James Bolte; and one great-grandchild, Tyler Hoogstra.
Survivors include four sons and a daughter, Robert (Debbie) Weber of Pikeville, N.C., Glenn (Susan) Weber of Las Cruces, N.M., Earl (Diane) Weber of Frohna, Mo., Mary (Harry) Dunnegan of Ava, Mo., Gene (Emily) Weber of Maryland Heights, Mo.; and a sister, Erna Powell of Cape Girardeau.
Also 11 grandchildren, Sandra (Dan) Hoogstra of Joliet, Ill., Christina (Mike) Stang of Pittsburgh, Pa., Michelle Weber of Perris, Calif., Carrie (Ryan) Busch of Las Cruces, Trina (Johnnie) Allison and Christopher Weber of Cookeville, Tenn., Bill Bolte of Walla Walla, Wash., Robert (Kelly) Bolte of Stockton, Mo., Lisa, Katie, and Matthew Weber of Maryland Heights; 10 great-grandchildren, Alan (AJ) and Cheyenne Hoogstra, Ethan Stang, Dana, Erin and Cameron Busch, Tristan, Stacy and Rookie Allison, and Briley Bolte.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Monday at Young and Sons East Perry Chapel in Altenburg.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, with the Rev. Steven Dressler officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, United in Christ Lutheran School in Frohna, or a charity of your choice.