Barbara J. Weber – Edgewood, formerly of Dubuque

Barbara Joan Weber, 79, long time resident of Dubuque and current resident of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Lincolnwood Assisted Living in Edgewood. She was born on November 19, 1940, in Rockford Illinois, the daughter of Russell Bennett and Angeline (Armato) Jones. Barbara attended and graduated from Dubuque Senior High School in 1958. She was the secretary at St John’s Episcopalian Church and then the secretary for the Dean at Dubuque Theological Seminary. Barbara then began working in sales and publishing, eventually retiring from McGraw-Hill in Dubuque.

Barbara enjoyed motorcycling and golfing with her deceased husband Albert “Scooter” Weber.  She loved to play games with her family and enjoyed winning not losing!  Most of all Barbara loved spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her four children, Brian (Deb) Lewin of Norfolk, Nebraska, Kim (Larry) Thein of Colesburg, Terry (Cat) Lewin of Shiloh, Illinois, and Kelly (Pete) Wiederholt of O’Fallon, Illinois; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren, plus one on the way; three brothers, Jim Jones of Dubuque, Jack (Helene) Bennett of Surprise, Arizona and Jerry Bennett of Naples, Florida; one sister, Beth (Ron) Hoffman of Dubuque, and many nieces and nephews.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert (Scooter) Weber; her sister, Frannie (Dick) Leppert; her brother, Leonard “Billy” Armato; her sister-in-law, Sharon Jones; and special daughter, Pam Finney in 2015.

Because of COVID-19, masks are required at the funeral home and the church.

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Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Edgewood, with Reverend John Haugen officiating.

Visitation: 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood with Scripture Service at 7:30 p.m.  Friends may also call on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood.

Inurnment: Will be at a later date – Mt. Calvary Cemetery – Dubuque, Iowa


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