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Charles Delmar "Charlie" Weers

November 16, 1924 May 8, 2019
Charles Delmar "Charlie" Weers
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Obituary for Charles Delmar "Charlie" Weers

Charles Delmar “Charlie” Weers, 94, of Pana passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Heritage Health—Pana. He was born November 16, 1924 in Pana, son of the late Henry & Emmer (Hoover) Weers. Charlie married Aida “Dolly” Fiore on December 5, 1948 in Queens, NY. She preceded him in death on April 28, 2003.
Charlie served in the Army Air Guard/Army Air Force and was awarded the World War II Distinguished Flying Cross. He lived in the Pana area his entire life and was retired from Caterpillar. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Pana; Pana American Legion and was past president of the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry in Pana.
In his younger years, he square danced with his wife and was on a bowling league for many years. Charlie was a sponsor of the Pana Sacred Heart 3rd grade class and was very active with the class.
Charlie is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth (Steven) Jackson, Decatur, IL; grandson, Keith (Chelsea) Redman, Perry, OK; great grandchildren: Alexander Redman & Jonathon Redman, both of Decatur, IL and brother, William Weers, Winter Garden, FL. Besides his parents & wife, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Paul Weers in infancy and sister, Pauline Weers.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Heritage Health and all of the American Legion Veterans.
Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, May 13, 2019 in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Pana at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Rodney A. Schwartz officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Pana with military rites by Pana Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home.
Memorials in Charlie’s honor may be made to Pana Community Hospital Foundation for Quad County Hospice or Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Pana.


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

12

May

4:00 PM 5/12/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/12/2019 7:00:00 PM
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

308 East 2nd Street
Pana, IL 62557

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
308 East 2nd Street Pana 62557 IL
United States

Service

Monday

13

May

10:00 AM 5/13/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church

303 S. Locust St.
Pana, IL 62557

St. Patrick's Catholic Church
303 S. Locust St. Pana 62557 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

Illinois 16 and N 2200 East Road
Pana, IL 62557

Illinois 16 and N 2200 East Road Pana 62557 IL
United States
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