Kenneth George Weimer, 70, Leavenworth, went to his heavenly home, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018.
Kenneth George Weimer, 70, Leavenworth, went to his heavenly home, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. He was born Nov. 15,1947, in Moline, Illinois, the son of Kenneth Howard and Lorraine Marcella (Foley) Weimer.
On Jan. 10, 1970, Kenneth married Patricia Jensen. She survives at the home. He is also survived by two sons, Kenneth “Andy” (Maia) Weimer and Matthew (Teresa) Weimer; two brothers, Jerry (Angie) Weimer and David Weimer; three sisters, Christine (Ed) Leighty, Kathy Hamor and Patty Ann (Dan) Olson; five grandchildren, Cidnye, Miles, Jada, Sophi and Aubri; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He served in the U.S. Army in Germany and Vietnam. Following his service, Kenneth was active in the Hays VFW and served as post commander. He was honored by President Jimmy Carter as a young Vietnam Veteran for his community service. Boy Scouts and young athletic activities occupied his time while the children were growing up.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Mark Weimer; a sister, Merry Keith; and a daughter, Amy Jo.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at the Pilgrim Community Church, 500 Arch St., Leavenworth, Kansas. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at 9 a.m. Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements in care of R.L. Leintz Funeral Home.