Wells Eugene Otto Weber, age 81, of Wells, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at his home in Wells.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells, Rev. Thomas Niehaus officiating. Burial will be at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells on Monday, April 9, 2012, from 5-8 p.m. and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is in charge of the arrangements.
Gene was born June 10, 1930, in rural Wells, to Chris and Augusta (Meir) Weber. He graduated from high school in 1949. He married Dolores Schroeder on Sept. 20, 1950, in Wells. He started his own construction business in 1954. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing the accordion and listening to old time music.
Gene is survived by his wife, Dolores, of Wells; children, Karen (Dennis), Randy (Dawn), and Denise (Paul), all of Wells; siblings, Jim (Twila), of Wells, Caroline, of Wisconsin, Pauline, Alice and Beatrice, all of Mankato; grandchildren, Michelle, Dennis, Jr., April, Maxine and Danielle; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Theresa, John, Ruth, Dorothy, Lloyd, Edward and Viola.