Gilbert Max Weller died Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Willapa Harbor Health and Rehabilitation Center in Raymond. He was born October 26, 1929 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Verne Roy and Pauline Ruth Garey Weller. He moved to South Bend in 1969, when his wife got a teaching position here. He worked at Arneâ€™s Arco as a mechanic for 35 years until the business had to close. He later worked as a security guard for Hampton Hardwood for several years. He enjoyed working on vehicles, traveling, fishing and nature. He is survived by Sandra, his wife of 44 years, and five children; David (Glenda) Weller of Chehalis, WA, Jim (Erika) Weller of Port Ludlow, WA, Nancy Weller, of Federal Way, WA, Paul (Rachel) Weller of Hoquiam WA, and Kathryn (Levi) Sheryl of Raymond WA, a brother Carl (Sharon)Weller of Grand Rapids, MI ; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A daughter, Ruth, and a son, Mike preceded him. A memorial service will be held on October 5, 2013 at 11:30 A.M. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 245 Jackson St., Raymond, Washington. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Diabetes Action Foundation P O Box 34635, Bethesda, MD 20827; diabetesaction.org or Alzheimerâ€™s Association, North Tower, 100 West Harrison St. N200, Seattle, WA98119; alz.org/alzwa.
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