Shirley Ann Weber, Dyersville

Shirley Ann Weber, 79, of Dyersville and formerly of Delhi, Iowa died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Friends may call from 2 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Private family services will be held.

Shirley was born July 8, 1934, in Dyersville, the daughter of Albert and Marie (Lukan) Digmann.  She married Robert L. Weber on May 26, 1952 in Dyersville.  Bob and Shirley owned and operated the Delhi Tap from 1964 – 1971.  After that, they moved their family to a farm near Earlville until the late 1990’s when they retired in Delhi.  While in Earlville, Shirley provided daycare to several families in the area.  Bob preceded her in death in 2008 and Shirley moved to the EllenKennedyLivingCenter in Dyersville.


Shirley was an avid card player who loved to do puzzles, go fishing and gambling and spend time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include 8 children: Larry (Mary) Weber of Marshalltown, Jerry (Cindy) Weber of Hopkinton, Patty (Mark) Rodenkirk of Cedar Rapids, Dan (Pam) Weber of Manchester, Kathy (Jim) Stelken of Delaware, Dave (Cindy) Weber of Ankeny, Karen (Steve Fairbanks) Weber of Cedar Rapids, and Kay (Kerry) Sternhagen of Delhi, 17 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

She is also survived by 3 brothers: Ronald (Joyce) Digmann of Dyersville, Albert (Karen) Digmann of Branson, MO, Roger (Nancy) Digmann of Monticello, along with 3 sisters: Carolyn ‘Cookie’ (Gilbert) Fangman of Earlville, LaVonne (Jerry) Pearson of Martelle, Linda Mason of St. Petersburg, FL, and brothers-in-law: Roland Broll of Cedar Falls, Charles (Cathy) Weber of Fayetteville, NC; sisters-in-law: Helen Digmann of Waterloo and Evelyn Digmann of Gillespie, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters: Madonna (Urban) Pottebaum, Betty Broll, and Mary Lou Wink, her brothers: Lloyd Digmann, Alvin Digmann, Donald Digmann, and Gerald ‘Doc’ Digmann; 1 brother-in-law, Cletus F. Weber.

Memorials are preferred to the Maquoketa Valley Dollars for Scholars or CampCourageous of Iowa.

Special thanks to the staff at EllenKennedyLivingCenter for making our mother feel at home these last few years.  We would also like to thank the staff at RegionalMedicalCenter in Manchester and the staff at the Intensive Care Unit, 3rd Floor Nurses and Hospice of St. Luke’s Hospital.

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