John W. “Jack” Weimer, a life-long resident of St. Paul and member of the West 7th community, passed at the age of 94 on Friday November 12, 2021. He served in the U.S. Navy towards the end of World War II. Upon his return, he worked for the Great Northern Railroad and subsequently delivered newspapers for the Pioneer Press until his retirement in his late eighties. He was a longtime parishioner of St. James/St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church and will be remembered for his dedication to his family and faith.
Jack is survived by his sister Kathleen O’Hara and sister-in-law Ruth Weimer; children Catherine Weimer, Margaret Weimer (Mark Naasz), William Weimer (Maureen O’Neil), and Agnes Gonzalez (German, Sr.); his grandchildren German Gonzalez, Jr. (Kristin), John Gonzalez (Kendall), Mary Gonzalez (Jake Johnson), Paige Weimer, Ian Weimer, Beni Gonzalez (Katie Johnson), and Rachel Naasz (Aaron Janicke); and his great-grandchildren Kagan Gonzalez, Payce Gonzalez, Ainsley Gonzalez, Eloise Johnson, and Theo Johnson.
He is preceded in death by his wife Agnes; his grandson Chris Gonzalez; his parents, Walter and Nellie Weimer; and siblings Robert, George, and Howie Weimer.
Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Wednesday November 17, 2021, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 650 Palace Ave., St. Paul. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.