John L. Weipert, 47, St. Joseph, MO

Published 03/13 2014 09:03AM

Updated 03/13 2014 09:06AM

John L. Weipert, 47, of St. Joseph passed away Monday, March 10, 2014.

John was born on March 13, 1966 in St. Joseph to Lloyd Lawrence and Mary Etta (Kempa) Weipert.

He graduated from Central High School in 1984 and Northwest Missouri State University in 1992. John was a farmer and owned and operated John Weipert Backhoe Services. He was also a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church and “The Geezer Gang”.

John was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving family includes daughters, Jennifer (Christopher) Gatrel and Mary Weipert, sisters, Rosemary (Kevin) Schieber and Julie Weipert, grandchildren, Elivia Gatrel and ShayLynn Gatrel, his girlfriend, Lesley Kearnes, nieces and nephews, Nathan, Anne, Kenneth and Kaitlynn, and his buddy, Duke.

Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Hurlingen, Missouri.
Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Parish Rosary 5:30 PM Friday at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel.

Visitation will begin after 12:00 Noon Friday at our chapel, where the family will receive friends following the rosary until 8:00 PM Friday evening.

Memorial contributions may be made in care of the family.

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