Benson - Dale E. Weber, 83, of Benson, IL passed away at 1:42 am
on Tuesday March 5, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in
He was born on June 1, 1929 in Benson, IL to John E. and
Elizabeth Koch Weber. He married Velma Roberts on February
17, 1952 in Benson, IL. She survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Dan (Kristie) Weber of Minonk, IL;
Randal (Shari) Weber of Metamora, IL; one brother, John Weber of
Roanoke; four sisters, Joan (Delmar) Kolb of Benson; Joyce (Howard)
Grafelman of Benson; Ruth (Ethan) Fish of Milbank, S.D.; Barbara
(Dale) Hostetler of Benson; four grandchildren; and five great
He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Nathan
Dale was an electrician by trade, working in the area for 30
years before he retired in 1995. He was a 48 year member of
the IBEW Local #34 in Peoria.
He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Benson where
he has served in the past on the church board. He had also
served on the Benson Village Board for 16 years and had been a
member of the Benson Fire Department for 42 years.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday March 9th
at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Rev. Nathan Feig will
officiate. Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 11:00
Saturday, before the services at the church. Burial will be
at Clayton Township Cemetery in Benson. Knapp-Johnson-Harris
Funeral Home in Roanoke is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church
or to the Benson Ambulance. Online condolences may be sent to
the family at knappjohnsonharris.com.
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