Martin Weber

Published 12:18 am Wednesday, April 22, 2009

By Staff
ATMORE - Martin Weber, 84, died in his sleep Saturday, April 18, 2009 in Atmore.
He was born in East Earl, Pa. and moved to Atmore in 1962.
Martin served as Chaplain in the Alabama State Prison System for 20 years and founded the We Care Program prison ministry. He was a visionary who started several businesses. He was also and active member of Grace Fellowship Church. He dearly loved the Lord and was devoted to his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Anna (Hoover) Weber of Atmore; two sons, James Weber (Ruth) of Atmore, Phil Weber (Twila) of Ohio, four daughters, Mary Jane Schrock (Calvin) of Atmore, Ruth Ann Yoder (Alvin) of Michigan, Velma Schrock (Arlin) of Mobile and Joyce Suter (Bob) of Ohio; one daughter-in-law, Susan Weber of Atmore; 19 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; one brother, Raymond Weber of New Holland; four sisters, Mary Weaver (Ammon), Mable Hurst (Edwin), Irene Rutt (Eugene), all of New Holland and Ida Weaver (David) of Hesston, Ks. Martin was preceded in death by his oldest son, Leon Weber.
Friends were received from 5 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2009 at Atmore Memorial Chapel. Additional visitation was held from 12 noon until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, with the funeral service at 2 p.m. Burial followed in the Freemanville Community Center.
Active pallbearers were, Anthony Weber, Jason Weber, Nathan Yoder, Chad Schrock, Jonathan Weber, Jake Penner Juli Suter and Laura Schrock. Honorary pallbearers were, Conrad Weber, Michael Yoder, Sheldon Yoder, Jason Miller, Andrew Weber, Brent Yoder and Jon Miller.

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