Gilbert Weller, 74Published 10:51pm Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Born: Nov. 30, 1937
Died: April 26, 2012
Gilbert C. “Bert” Weller, 74, of Dowagiac, died Thursday, April 26, 2012, in Berrien Specialty Hospital. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on Nov. 30, 1937, to Oliver and Rose Weller.
He married Candy Sue Miracle who preceded him in death on Oct. 19, 2009. He was also preceded by his parents and two brothers.
Gilbert served in the U.S. Navy. He spent many years as an over the road truck driver for Brigg’s Transportation in Chicago. After moving to Michigan, he and his wife owned and operated a residential construction firm.
He enjoyed many hobbies, including Sunday Nascar and running various places with his grandson.
He is survived by two daughters, Kim Weller and Julie Weller, both of Chicago, Ill.; two sons, Randy Smith and Charles Weller, both of Dowagiac; two granddaughters, Ashley Smith of Three Rivers and Tori Cook of Decatur; one grandson, Jaylen Weller of Dowagiac; three sisters and three brothers.
Family and friends will gather on Saturday, May 5, from 5 p.m.. until time of service at 6 p.m. in Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 202 N. Broadway Street, Cassopolis, with the Reverend Kasey Helmuth officiating. Mr.Weller will be given full Military Honors and will be laid to rest beside his beloved late wife, Candy Sue Weller in Riverside Cemetery, Dowagiac.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals,
Cassopolis. Online condolences may be sent to wagnercares.com.