William Charles Weber
November 6, 1940-August 9,2018
William Charles Weber, 77, of Lamar, long time brand inspector and cattle rancher in southeastern Colorado, passed away August 9, 2018 in Pueblo, CO. Charles was born on November 6, 1940 and is preceded in death by his parents, William and Emily Weber, a son Benjamin, and a grandson Dustin Brunelli. Charles is survived by his wife Janet, his daughters, Jannell (Charlie) Thornton, Stephanie (Bryan) Brunelli, Holli (Lance) Larrew, and his three sons, Terry (Dawnta) Weber, Justin (Jennifer) Weber, and Ty (Abby) Weber. In addition Charles is survived by fifteen grandchildren: Terry's children, Ben (Jen) Weber, Rachel (Travis) Doty, Michael (Amber) Weber, Steven Weber; Jannell's children, Jeremiah (Lori) Thornton, Caitlin Thornton; Stephanie's children, Heather (Ryan) Grossnicklaus, Sara Brunelli; Justin's children, Shane (Emily) Weber, Tysen Weber, Casey Weber; Ty's children, Chloe Weber, Carlin Weber; Holli's children, Sidney Larrew, Cort Larrew and six great-grandchildren; Lance, Cooper, Adaleigh, Acie, Myla and Beau. Charles is also survived by his sisters, Janie Crites, Mary Weber, Liz Mattics, Theresa Harms, and his brothers, Dennis Weber and Tony Weber.
Charles and Janet were married on January 31, 1959. They began their union in Kit Carson, Colorado, where they both were raised. Charles began his brand inspection job with the State of Colorado in 1968 in Pueblo, Colorado. He moved to Lamar, Colorado in 1981 and continued to be the brand inspector there until his retirement in 2000. During this entire time, Janet and he worked the family cattle ranch and loved every minute of it. Together, they weathered droughts, low markets, yet also enjoyed very many good years, all while raising a large and respected family.
A funeral mass of Resurrection will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Francis DeSales Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Lamar. Burial will follow in the Kit Carson Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. The Rosary will be prayed on Monday at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Memorial contributions can be sent to the McClave School Activities Fund; Box 1; McClave, CO 81057.
Visitation and funeral services were entrusted to the care of the Brown Funeral Home in Eads.