James C. Weber, 100, of Elkhart Lake, died Tuesday evening, July 21, 2020 at his home.
He was born Feb. 21, 1920 in New Holstein, son of the late Clifford and Anna (Meyer) Weber. Jim attended C.G. Meade Rural Grade School and was a graduate of New Holstein High School, Class of 1938.
From February 1943 until April 1946, Jim proudly served with the U.S. Navy. He also completed the four-year Veterans Farm Training Program. On Sept. 4, 1948 he was united in marriage to Betty Roehr at First Presbyterian Church, Kiel. Jim operated a dairy farm starting in 1946 until his retirement in 1982. He was an active member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder and was a member of the choir. He served on the New Holstein School Board for 12 years, was a member of the Calumet County Board of Supervisors for eight years, and on the Calumet County Parks Commission for 18 years. Jim was also a member of New Holstein American Legion Post #124. He was a Friend of Ledgeview Park and a member of the New Holstein Historical Society. In his free time, he enjoyed reading and playing cards. He followed the Packers, Badgers, Brewers, and Bucks. Jim got to see his first Packer game in 1934. The Packers lost to the Chicago Cardinals 3-0.
Survivors include his beloved wife of nearly 72 years, Betty; his children, Patricia (Tom Windle) Weber of Jackson, Wyoming; Jonathan (Kimmery) Weber of Appleton, Michael (Lynn) Weber of Eau Claire, and Mary Beth (Todd) Pritchard of Kiel; grandchildren Bryndon Windle, Matthew (Ashley) Weber, Anne Weber, Jacob Pritchard (fiancé Melinda Oliver), and Bethany Pritchard; and great-grandchildren Mason, Erin, and Sophia. Jim is further survived by a sister-in-law, Bernice Cade; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Anna Weber; brothers Roy and George; and sisters Marge Morrissey and Grace Schneider.
Per family wishes, there will be no services at this time. A family gathering will be scheduled at a later date. Condolences may be sent to 101 Cedar Ln., Apt. 105, Elkhart Lake WI 53020.
Jim’s family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Cedar Community Assisted Living, Elkhart Lake for all of their compassion and care. They would also like to thank Sharon Richardson Home Hospice for all their help and for making Jim comfortable in his last days.
Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home of Kiel is assisting with arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.meiselwitzfh.com.