OBIT: Catherine Weber

Catherine Weber, 87, of Devils Lake, ND, passed away on Tuesday morning, Aug. 4, 2020, at CHI, St. Alexius Health, Devils Lake Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Devils Lake with the Very Reverend C.F. Wilhelm celebrating the Mass. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake on Tuesday, Aug. 11 from 5 until 7 p.m. with a Rosary and Scripture Service at 7 p.m. Catherine’s son Ken will lead the Rosary. Visitation on Wednesday will be at the church one hour prior to the funeral Mass. Catherine Mary Kueneman was born on April 15, 1933, in Balcarres, Saskatchewan, Canada, to George and Lavina (Schill) Kueneman. She grew up around the Langdon, ND, area and attended country schools and also three years in Langdon at St. Alphonsus Catholic School. The family then moved to a farm northeast of Munich, ND, and Catherine finished grade school at Rosehill Country School. Catherine then did babysitting, worked as a housekeeper for several area families and eventually worked as a CNA at Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake. Catherine was united in marriage to Mathias “Mathie” Weber on Oct. 14, 1954, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Munich. They established their home on a farm in Seivert Township where they farmed and raised their family through the years. Catherine was always active in gardening, canning, selling cream and eggs. As a member of St. Boniface Church at Calio, ND, she was very active in all the church activities including teaching CCD for several years, served as a faithful member of Christian Mothers and the Altar Society and led the rosary before Mass for several years. After St. Boniface closed, the family attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Munich. After moving to Devils Lake in 1989, Catherine again was a devoted and active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Jude’s Circle and the Altar Society. Catherine enjoyed making quilts, embroidering, setting picture puzzles, playing cards and BINGO. She loved and treasured time spent with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Catherine and Math were married for 56 years until Math passed away on March 9, 2011. Catherine’s loving family include; her children and their spouses, Marilyn and Quinn Dalgliesh, Bisbee, ND, Wanda and Raymond Risser, Jamestown, ND, Kenneth and Linda Weber, also of Devils Lake, Lois and Dwight Tohm, Calio, and Ione and Keith Knudson, Kulm, ND; grandchildren Sheila Dalgliesh, Aaron Dalgliesh; Rachel (Tom) Geisthardt, Jessica (Tony Eidenschinck) Risser; Kristy Weber, Kelsey Weber; Eric (Tawnee) Tohm, Roxanne (Brad) Erickstad, Dana (Eric) McArthur, Benjamin Tohm; Jarvis (Alesha) Knudson, Julia (Travis) Mathern, Alex (Lindsey) Knudson, Tucker Knudson; 30 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Bob (Clarice) Kueneman, Devils Lake; sister, Rita Senger, Bismarck, ND; sister-in-law, Arlene Kueneman; many nieces, nephews and their families. Catherine was reunited with; her husband, Math; parents; grandsons, Chad Weber and Nathan Weber; brothers, Frank (Zella), Harold (Bonnie), George (Anna), Richard, James; sister, Shirley (Robert) Ray and Joseph Kueneman, Mary Kueneman, in infancy; brother-in-law, Danny Senger. Casket Bearers will be Catherine’s grandsons and Honorary Bearers will be Catherine’s granddaughters. Reading the Scriptures will be Roxanne Erickstad and Kelsey Weber. Eucharist Gift Bearers will be Kristy Weber, Julia Mathern, Rachel Geisthardt, Jessica Risser and Dana McArthur. Music will be provided by Lynne Webster and Audrey Myklebust. Altar Servers will be John and Chase Weber.

Posted online on August 07, 2020