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Jack D. Weller died peacefully at home and surrounded by family on January 31, 2018.
He was born May 31, 1925, to Harold and Leona Goldman Weller.
He grew up in the Bismarck, Ill., area, graduated from Bismarck High School, and served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946.
He was married to Betty L. Dunavan for 65 years until her death in 2011. He married Wanda Nafziger in 2013, and she survives.
Other survivors include son, Michael (Mary) Weller of Danville; daughter Marla (Jim) Tucker of Danville; daughter Rhonda King of Massachusetts; seven grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers Richard (Nadeane) Weller of Danville, Kenneth (Janet) Weller of Fithian; sister Karen Drennan (Mike Mains) of Danville; brothers-in-law Wes Bieritz of Danville, and Clarence Turner of Attica Ind.; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son and great-grandson; wife Betty; brothers Harold Jr. and Bill; sister Sheila; and sisters-in-law Reva and Dorothy.
Jack retired from Hurletron-Altair in 1987. He was a member of Southside Church of Christ in Danville, and was an honorary lifetime member of the Pollywog Association in Oakwood, Ill.
Visitation will be 10 a.m.- noon Tuesday, February 6, followed by services at noon at Southside Church of Christ, 611 S. Forrest, Danville, Ill., with Kevin Ziegler officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at the Danville National Cemetery.
Memorials in Jack's memory may be made to Southside Church of Christ, or charity of donor's choice. Messages and memories may be left on our website at www.papefuneral.com, or on the Pape Family Funeral Home Facebook page.
Published on February 2, 2018
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