William "Bill" Weger, age 87, of Koontz Lake, Indiana passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021. Bill was born in Hammond, Indiana to Bonnie and Loston Weger.
Bill graduated from Robinson High School Class of 1954. Shortly after high school he joined the United States Army. He was an avid gardener and woodworker. He enjoyed fishing and sharing the bounty of his garden with others. He was a Lions Club Past President and a proud member of the American Legion Post 0189. He retired from Chicago Bridge and Iron, after 35 years of service. He was a resident of Herscher, IL for over 20 years.
Bill was preceded in death by his mother Bonnie and father Loston Weger; sisters Lois (Johnnie)Conover; Ruby Gale Weger and brother Robert (Carolyn) Weger.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Irene Weger; son Donald (Randy) Weger; and daughter Diane (Ronald) Christensen; 6 grandchildren, Amie, Matthew, Alexander, Christopher, Jamie, and Andrew. 9 great grandchildren; along with a host of other relatives and long-time friends. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bill's memory may be made to Alzheimers Association.
Visitation was held on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm. Funeral Service followed at 1:00 pm at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 8178 Cline Avenue, Crown Point, IN.
Burial took place at Chapel Lawn and Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ChapelLawnFunerals.com for the Weger family.