Mr. Erwin E. Weber

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Erwin Emmanuel Weber, a lifelong resident of Arbela Township and Millington, MI passed from our world into God's Kingdom late Saturday afternoon, Dec. 9, 2017, at Wellspring Lutheran Home in Frankenmuth, MI. He was 86.

Erwin (Erv) was born on December 29, 1930, in Arbela Township, son of the late Alvin and Ida (Petzold) Weber. On October 13, 1956, Erwin married Loretta Knoll, and together they celebrated 61 years of marriage.

Erwin served in the US Army from 1953-1955 and was a member of the Conrad-Wager-Keene American Legion Post 164. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and served the church and school on various boards and committees. Erwin retired from dairy and cash crop farming, after 40+ years. He was also active serving Arbela Township and various farming organizations.

Erwin leaves to cherish his memory his family-- his wife, Loretta; four children and their spouses: Gloria and Michael LaPointe, Duane and Sandy Weber, Diane and Sonny Bishop, and Miriam Nielsen; 12 grandchildren: Christopher, Melissa, Amanda, James, Katherine, David, Sydney, Dustin, Samantha, Irene, Mathias, and Sophia. He also leaves a brother: Arthur Weber; and three sisters: Linda Rohde, Ruth Schiefer, and Flora Weber. Besides his parents, Erwin was preceded in death by an infant daughter; two brother-in-laws: Richard Rohde and Arnold Schiefer; a sister-in-law: Ilene Weber; and an infant brother.

Friends may call at the Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington, MI on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm and for a brief time on Friday from 12:00 pm until services begin at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Millington, MI. Funeral services for Erwin will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at the church. Burial will follow at Newton Cemetery in Arbela Twp. Pastor James Bruner will deliver the funeral message and the committal prayers at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers Memorial Gifts of Remembrance can be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church.


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