Tuesday, May 10, 2016



AGE: 87

ADDRESS: Dorchester, WI

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Aspirus Nursing and Rehab in Medford where he had resided for the past 5 weeks

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 14, 2016 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Father Peter Manckam

INTERMENT: Dorchester Memorial Cemetery in Dorchester

VISITATION: 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Friday, May 13, 2016 at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford with a 5:00 P.M. prayer service. Also from 9:30 until time of services at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 14, 2016 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 12, 1928 in Dorchester

EDUCATION: Francis attended St. Louis Catholic School in Dorchester

MARRIAGE: on June 9, 1953 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester Francis married the love of his life, Delores “Dee” P. Broeske and she preceded him in death on May 5, 2013

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After his schooling, Francis worked on the family farm until 1950 when he purchased his own dairy farm and operated it for 64 years. He enjoyed driving his John-Deere tractor, watching the wildlife, eating his wife’s delicious cooking and baking and spending time with his family

MEMBER OF: St. Louis Catholic Church, Owen-Withee Polka Choir for 13 years, and past president of the Dorchester Co-Op for a number of years

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Tom Weber, Dan (Tammy) Weber both of Dorchester and Judy (Matt) Tacke of Medford

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN:8: Sara (Matt) Hammes, Katie (Joe) Etten, Troy (Allison) Petznick, Alex & Carisa Tacke, Tia & Tara Weber & Jamie (Morgan) Crotteau GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 5: Angela & Jordy Bradford, Evalyn & Miles Hammes & Cameron Crotteau


DECEASED FATHER: Frank Joseph Weber

DECEASED MOTHER: Elizabeth Clara (Elfert) Weber

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Carl Blumenthal
Active: Troy Petznick, Joe Etten, Matt Hammes, Morgan Crotteau, Alex Tacke and Michael Mueller

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to Francis’ family to be designated at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.
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