John P. Weber



John Paul Weber died at his home on Sterling Creek, Jacksonville, Ore., on Saturday, April 19, 2008, after a long and heroic battle with Central Nervous System Lymphoma. Many members of his family were present at his death, holding hands around his bed as he passed in peace from this world into the next. John, who was 68, began his life in Winnebago, Minn. He met his beloved wife, Christin, in high school in Baudette, Minn. After four years in the United States Air Force as a non-commissioned officer, John began his career as an Air Traffic Controller, working in the western region, mostly in the San Francisco, Calif, area at Bay TRACON. He retired as an ATC supervisor after thirty-three years of dedicated service. In 1995 he and Christin moved to the Pacific Northwest.



John is survived by his wife, Christin; son, Jeff (Karen) Weber, of Oakley, Calif.; sister, Joann (Duane) Maxwell, of Marshall, Minn.; sister, Mary (William) Maney, of Cold Springs, Minn.; sister, Cecile "Tede" Meza, of Denver, Colo; brother, David (Delores) Weber, of Many, La.; brother, Michael (Darlene) Weber, of Sparta, Wis.; sister, Bernadette (Ron) Hendricks, of Stanwood, Wash.; sisters-in-law, Anne Weber, Donna Weber, and Liz Kensinger; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.



He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Agnes Weber; and by his sisters and brothers, Mary Lavonne, George, Dale, Doris, and Beverly.



A private memorial ceremony, conducted by Dean Cropper, was held at the Weber home the day following John's death.



Memorial contributions may be made in John's name to the Rogue Valley Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 688, Medford, OR 97501.



Memory-Gardens Memorial Park and Mortuary is in care of arrangements.

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