Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

Obituaries

December 23, 2013

Vincent Weiler, 94

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Vincent Weiler, 94, Lawrenceville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at home with his family at his side. 

He was the seventh child of Frank V. Weiler and Mary E. Zinser and was born on a farm near St. Peters April 5, 1919. He served his country for almost four years in the Army during World War II and earned a Purple Heart in the D-Day invasion. When he returned home, he married his waiting sweetheart, Leona C. Batta, Jan. 30, 1946. They have been married 67 years. Vincent was a farmer.

He leaves his beloved wife; and children Frank (Pat) Weiler, Harrison, Ohio, Harold (Kathy) Weiler, Batesville, Lawrence (Pam) Weiler, Sunman, Allen (Robin) Weiler, Lawrenceville, Martin (Sandra) Weiler, Batesville, Joanne (Joe) Bone, Hillsboro, Mo., Marjorie (Jim) Powell, Batesville, Linda (Randall) Skipton, Bright, Diane (Steve) Gehring, Batesville, Brenda (Jeff) Bessler, Batesville, and Irene (Robert) Zerr, Arvada, Colo. There are 40 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren. He leaves two sisters: Marian Weiler, Fairfield, Ohio, and Roberta (Ben) Beyer, Waldron.

Vincent was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers: Victor, Clifford, Herbert, Jerome and Donald Weiler; four sisters: Edna Weiler, Rose Bauman, Dorothy Stegemiller and Jeanette Richards; his son Stephen C. Weiler; and grandson Jonathon R. Mitchell.

Visitation is Friday, Dec. 27, from 4-7 p.m. with a rosary service at 3:30 p.m. at Andres-Wuestefeld Funeral Home, Dover. Military rites will take place there at 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial is Saturday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church, St. Peters. Graveside military rites follow at the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Vincent Weiler, 94, Lawrenceville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at home with his family at his side. 

He was the seventh child of Frank V. Weiler and Mary E. Zinser and was born on a farm near St. Peters April 5, 1919. He served his country for almost four years in the Army during World War II and earned a Purple Heart in the D-Day invasion. When he returned home, he married his waiting sweetheart, Leona C. Batta, Jan. 30, 1946. They have been married 67 years. Vincent was a farmer.

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