Arvin Otto Weber, 90, of Blanco, Kendall County, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013 surrounded by family. Services will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blanco, with Rev. Dr. Bobby Leggett officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday, April 5, 2013 at Crofts – Crow Funeral Home in Blanco. Interment will follow in Blanco Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church, P. O. Box 487, Blanco, Texas 78606 or to the charity of your choice.
Arvin was born on December 15, 1922 in Kendall County on the family farm to Herman and Thekla (Schaeferkoeter) Weber. He grew up on the farm and attended Lindendale School, and furthered his education at St. Mary’s in Fredericksburg and following WW II he attended the Veteran’s Vocational School in Blanco. He entered the U. S. Army during World War II serving from 1944 to 1946. Arvin met Irmgard Brandt while still in Germany and they married on January 24, 1948 in Honey Creek Texas at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Arvin farmed and ranched all of his life and did carpenter work as well. He loved to Bar-B-Que and for many years helped with numerous fund raisers in the Blanco area. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Blanco American Legion, Sons of Hermann Twin Sisters Lodge and the Blanco Bowling Club and was even inducted into the 9 Pin Bowling Hall of Fame. Arvin was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Irmgard, his parents; Herman and Thekla, a brother Chester , sister Hilda , sister-in-law and brother-in-law Grete and Emil Huttmann and sister-in-law Ilse Brandt.
Arvin is survived by a daughter Karen Steiger and husband Stan of San Antonio, son Kent Weber of Blanco, sister Gertrude Hartmann and husband Francis of Blanco, sister-in—law Lillian Weber of Blanco, six grandchildren; Bryan Weber and wife Rachel, Tristan Weber and wife Denisa, Andrew Steiger and wife Miriah, Elizabeth Steiger, Megan Weber and Kirstin Dombroski and husband Tyler. Two great-granddaughters; Leighton Weber and Riley Pope. He had four nieces and six nephews.
Pallbearers will be Stephen Hartmann, Herman Weber, William Weber, Charles Waxler, Zachary Swierc, and Jeffery Swierc.