Mary Ellen Weiler Garber, Delavan, WI (1936 - 2014)
July 11, 1936 - March 28, 2014
Mary Ellen Weiler Garber, 77, died at Mercy Hospital, Friday, March 28, 2014. Mary Ellen was born July 11, 1936, in Richardson, ND, the daughter of Eleanor Hoerner and Wm. Forster. She received her BS degree and RN while in college in the Twin Cities. She married Richard Weiler Oct. 12, 1958, in St. Andrews Church in Delavan. Richard died in 1962. She married Bill Garber Nov. 13, 1965, in St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Sharon,WI. Mary and Bill owned and operated the Garber Farm until Bill's death in 2003. Mary had her own cleaning business taking care of maintenance and cleaning of Darien businesses. Mary was very active in St. Andrews Catholic Church. She loved her family with a passion and served her community unselfishly in many ways.
Mary is survived by two sons, David Weiler of Sharon and Darryl (Rhonda) Garber of Footville, WI; two daughters, Deanne Weiler of East Troy, WI, and Donna (Joe) Garber of Fountain Hills, AZ; three grandchildren: Matthew, Jason and Shanna; one sister, Rita (Harold) Leasure of East Troy, WI; and one brother, Gordon (Luann) Forster of Rockford, IL. She was predeceased by her two husbands; her parents; and three brothers, Nobby, Fritz and Bill.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at ST. ANDREWS CATHOLIC CHURCH. Burial will follow in St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday, April 1, from 5 until 7 p.m. at the BETZER FUNERAL HOME. Memorials to St. Andrews Church or the Darien Fire and Rescue are suggested.