Dale Weaver, 68
Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Dale Weaver, age 68, of Lenox, who passed away late Thursday evening at the Greater Regional Hospice Home was held Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Lenox Community Center. Visitation was Sunday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Community Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials be given in Dale’s name. Memories may be shared with the family at www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Lenox where we ‘Celebrate Life’.
Dale Eugene Weaver was born November 6, 1951, in Shenandoah, Iowa the son of Duane Weaver and Virginia (Clark) Weaver. He grew up attending school in Lenox, graduating with the Class of 1970. After graduation he worked for Wilson Oil then he started driving a truck for Sheridan Egg Company. Eventually he went into production work at Sheridan Egg Company becoming a plant engineer. Dale’s biggest work accomplishment was helping design and build the Pappetti’s of Iowa plant in Lenox, now known as Michaels Foods.
Dale was united in marriage to Sharon Gilbert. Four children blessed their lives James, Angela, David and Brady. The couple later divorced and Dale met Treasa Watts who also worked at Sheridan Egg Company. The couple were married in 1985 and they were blessed with the birth of Cody and Chris. Eventually Cassie came to live with the family, making it complete.
Dale was a worker, he had been employed by Michaels for 49 years, 2 months and 7 days! He enjoyed spending time with the daycare children Treasa had in the home. He loved long drives and grilling on his Traeger Grill. Growing up Dale lived on the family farm, and even as an adult he enjoyed helping out on the farm when he could. Dale had strong family values and a hard work ethic that he instilled in his children and those around him. Dale and Treasa enjoyed traveling together most notably to Europe and Niagra Falls. The couple treasured their time in the mountains or at the ocean. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren most of all.
Left to cherish the memories of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend is his loving wife, Treasa Weaver of Lenox, Iowa; his seven children, James Weaver and wife Heidi of Lenox, Iowa; Angela Culbertson and husband Mark of Clive, Iowa; David Weaver and wife Nikki of Lenox, Iowa; Brady Weaver and wife Megan of Wakefield, Nebraska; Cody Weaver of Lenox, Iowa; Chris Weaver and fiancée Kay of Lenox, Iowa; and Cassie Cosenza of Austin, Minnesota; fourteen grandchildren, Alex, Cassidy, Johnathan, Jacob, Kelsey, Grace, Julia, Mitch, Mika, Rylan, Jocelyn, Alexia Alyssa and Rex; two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Hadley; four brothers, Larry Weaver of Corning, Iowa; Terry Weaver and wife Trudy of Bedford, Iowa; Richard Weaver and wife Maureen of Creston, Iowa; and Delvin Weaver and wife Patti of Des Moines, Iowa; along with many other relatives, co-workers and friends.
Preceding Dale in death were his parents, Duane and Virginia Weaver; his father-in-law, Myron Schnackenberg; a sister-in-law, Sharon Weaver; and a son-in-law, Jon.
Dale passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family.
Dale will be missed by his entire family and his many friends.
The memories that we shared throughout the years
will remain in our hearts forever.
Dale Weaver, 68