Kimberly Ann Weber – Formerly of Independence

Kimberly Ann Weber, 41, of Oxford, Iowa and formerly of Independence, Iowa died Saturday, October 19, 2019 in her home in Oxford, Iowa following a long illness with cancer.

Kim was born on October 23, 1977 in Independence, Iowa the daughter of Richard J and Roseann (Ricketts) Weber. She was a 1996 graduate of the Independence High School and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2000, and a 2019 graduate of Kirkwood Community College. On March 27, 2012 she married Ryan W. Witt in Solon, Iowa and the couple made their home in Oxford, Iowa. She was employed as a Production Scientist with Integrated DNA in North Liberty, Iowa, and later a Quality Control Tech with Frontier COOP in North Liberty, IA.

Kim enjoyed visiting National Parks including the Isle Royale in Lake Superior, traveling in California and New Mexico, hiking in Backbone State Park, volunteering at the Oxford Library, and participating in cancer 5k’s.

She is survived by her husband; Ryan Witt, Oxford, IA, her parents; Richard and Roseann Weber, Independence, IA, a sister; Sandy Beier, Cedar Rapids, IA, two brothers; Troy (Dani) Weber, Solon, IA, and Chad (Julie) Weber, Independence, IA, a niece; Brianna Weber, five nephews; Drake Weber, Alex Sinn, Charlie and Michael Zitta, Christopher Osburn, three uncles: Willie (Barb) and Marv Weber, and Joe (Joan) Ricketts,five aunts; Bonni (Jerry) Bishop, and Therese (Kenny) Olson, Marilyn Kerkove, Rosella Anderson, Judy Street, and special friends her loving cats; Lance, Chance, and Yeti.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents: Don and Mary Ricketts, her paternal grandparents: Herb and Rose Weber, uncles: Bob, Larry and John Ricketts, Jim and George Weber, two aunts: Donna Ricketts and Alberta Hansen, and father-in-law: Robert Witt.

A Memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in the Reiff Family Center, Independence, where a visitation will be held from 4 PM until 8 PM on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, Burial will be held at a later date.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to: Safe Haven Animal Shelter, 2783 Hwy 6 trail, South Amana, IA 52334