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John E. Weigle, Sr.

Obituary for John E. Weigle, Sr.

September 23, 1916 - October 2, 2013
Indianapolis, Indiana | Age 97

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, and Brother


John E. Weigle, Sr., 97

of Indianapolis died October 2, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.

John was born September 23, 1916 in Attica, Indiana to John Chester Weigle and Emma Elizabeth (nee Beedle) Weigle DeArmond. An entrepreneur at heart, he owned Old John's Collections in Irvington. He has been a member of Colonial Hills Baptist Church since its inception.

John is survived by his loving wife of 75 years Dorotha L. Weigle and his sons John E. Weigle Jr. (Cheryl), James A. Weigle, and Steven C. Weigle. He was the beloved grandfather to Kathleen D. Rice (Jeff), John F. Weigle (Sharon), Paul E. Weigle (Jennifer), Eileen D. Turner (Gary), Amy L. Neumeister (Mike), James A. Weigle Jr. (Frieda), Becky Hull (Dave), Marianne Clark (Chris), and Angela M. Younce (Bob), as well as 25 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Bess Tompkins. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Visitation will be held Friday, October 4 from 4 to 8 PM at Colonial Hills Baptist Church, 8140 Union Chapel Rd, Indianapolis. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 5 at 11 AM at Colonial Hills Baptist Church with visitation 10 AM until the time of service. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Flanner and Buchanan – Oaklawn Memorial Gardens is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial Contributions in John's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W 96th St Indianapolis, IN 46278.

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Flanner Buchanan - Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Center

9700 Allisonville Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46250
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