Alfred Weg

Dates

February 5, 1934 - June 10, 2008

Obituary

 

 

Alfred Weg was born February 5, 1934, to Sam and Wilhemina (Groendyke) Weg, on the family farm in Osceola County, IA. He lived in Bigelow, MN until 1944, then Worthington, MN where he graduated from Worthington High School in 1952. He joined the US Army National Guard in 1952 and in 1954 entered active duty in the US Army, serving in Alaska. He attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. On December 29, 1961, he married Martha Van Soelen at Sully, IA. He graduated from William Penn College in Oskaloosa, IA and received his Masters Degree from Drake University. He taught in Christian Schools from 1963 until 1999 in Worthington, MN, Newton, IA, Platte, SD and was one of the original teachers of the Mitchell Christian School in Mitchell. Since 2000 he was a Walmart Associate. He enjoyed gardening, bird watching, traveling, photography and volunteering. He volunteered on the RSVP Patrol, Welcome Center, Longfellow Summer Lunch Program and was a Crossing Guard. He was a member of the First Reformed Church, American Legion, Gideons, Palace City Lions Club and the James Valley Community Center.

 

He is survived by his wife Martha, two sons, Alan (Tonya) Weg, Platte, SD, Alden (Kelley) Weg, West Point, NY, two daughters, Marsha (John) Bormann, Fort Wayne, IN, Melissa (Mark) Van Holland, Eden Prairie, MN, 12 grandchildren, two sisters, Marlys (Marvin) Van Beek, Denver, CO, Deloris (Albert) Veltman, Lindsay, Ontario, and a brother-in-law, Clarence (Nancy) Kuiper, Racine, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents, his step-mother, Gertrude Weg and a twin sister, Evelyn Kuiper.

 

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Sunday, June 15, 2008
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
First Reformed Church
Prayer Service ~ 7:30 PM
516 West 14th Ave
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Monday, June 16, 2008
Time
10:30 AM
Location
First Reformed Church
516 West 14th Ave
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Military Graveside Service
Sunset Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


entry posted by Deb Wells on 10-17-2008
Martha and family--
Sorry this is so late, but still want to extend my heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your husband and father. I miss seeing you two at the nursing home. I'm sure this is a hard adjustment for you Martha. My thoughts and prayers go out to you! Deb
entry posted by Thomas Van Soelen on 06-21-2008
"for i know the plans i have for you, plans to give you a hope and a future. i will bring you out of bondage to the land i have prepared. i will bring you home to me."
God bless,
thomas, julie, and addison van soelen
entry posted by Tina Bracha on 06-13-2008
Mrs. Weg
I worked with Al at the Mitchell Police Department and the RSVPatrol before I moved to Nebraska. He was such a great person and so willing to anything asked of him. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Tina-Bellevue, NE
entry posted by Gail (Fey) Kortleever on 06-12-2008
Our sympathy goes out to you, Martha, and your family in the death of you husband, dad and grandpa. Alfred will be missed, but he is in a much better place, no more suffering.
I taught with Alfred when he taught in Worthington, always enjoyed talking with him.
Gail and Harold Kortleever
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