Donald L. Weller, 94, of Columbia City, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Miller's Merry Manor, Columbia City. Born March 12, 1927 in Huntington County, he was the son of Walter and Maude (Burkhart) Weller.
He graduated from Columbia City High School and serve in the U.S. Army at the end of WWII. On April 23, 1949, Don married Betty Hartman. For over 33 years, Don worked at Silgan Company in Ligonier, retiring in 1992. He was a proud American who enjoyed learning the history of the Civil War battles and collected war memorabilia and coins.
Don is survived by his children, Rebecca L. (Santos Jr.) Estor, Don E. (Charlotte) Weller and Bonnie J. Weller; grandchildren, Willie (Melissa) Santos, John Weller and Joyce Kline; and great-grandchildren, Logan, MacKenzie and Delanie. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Betty Weller on Nov. 5, 2004.
Visitation will be 11 to 12:45 p.m., Monday, May 10, 2021 at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. with Pastor Dan Carlson officiating. Burial will take place at South Park (Annex) Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given in memory to The Ronald Reagan Ranch operated by Young Americans or the American Battlefield Trust. Visit www.DeMoneyGrimes.com to send Donald's family online condolences or sign the online guest book.
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