Roger Weigle
Roger Weigle
HAMILTON, Ind. — Roger Weigle of Hamilton, Indiana, formerly of Van Wert, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.

He was born on Sept. 9, 1944, to Eugene and Mary Eva (German) Weigle. Both preceded him in death.

He is survived by two sons, Doug (Tammie) Weigle of Van Wert and Josh (Kersten) Weigle of Fort Wayne, Indiana; two daughters, Doris (Jim) Moon of Naples, Florida, and Jessica (Tony) Thornton of Mason, Ohio; one brother, Bill (Alice) Weigle of Ness City, Kansas; four sisters, Karen Weigle of Rome City, Indiana, Leah Kleman of Masa, Arizona, Deanne (Bill) Focke of Kettering, Ohio, and Kay (Bruce) Flinn of Middle Point; five grandchildren, Alexis (Dan) Lichtensteiger, Jenna (Ben Werling) Weigle, Connor and Addison Thornton, and Kaitlyn Baker; one grandson due in March, and one great-granddaughter, Emma Lichtensteiger, due in December. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Walter; and two brothers-in-law, Gerald Kleman and Gerald Joseph.

Roger was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos, and attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Van Wert. He was a graduate of St. John’s High School and Bowling Green State University. He retired from Eaton where he had worked for over 40 years as a system analyst manager. Roger was a handyman who could do anything from building a home to rebuilding a Corvette.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with visitation one hour prior at the church. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday, Nov. 30, from 5 - 8 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home in Delphos, where a parish wake will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Research Institute.

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