Melvin Weber, 89, Tomahawk, died Sunday, July 8, 2012, at his residence under hospice care.
Mel was born Dec. 23, 1922, in Stratford, the son of Peter and Clara (Krueger) Weber. He married Agnes Kieliszewski Feb. 20, 1954, in Minocqua; she passed away in 2006.
Mel was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II. He lived most of his life in the Willow area, and owned and operated Little Rice Resort in Tomahawk for 45 years. Mel served on the Little Rice Town Board, and was the former Town Fire Warden. He enjoyed grooming and working on the local snowmobile trails.
Mel is survived by many nieces and nephews, and special friend Donnie Wright of Indiana.
He was preceded in death by sisters Stella Popp, Angeline Clements, Lylas Copes, and Eleanor Crofoot; and brothers Harvey, Jesse, and Lester.
Funeral services with military rites for Melvin Weber were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, at Krueger Family Funeral Home in Tomahawk.
Pastor Larry Mathein officiated.
The family received friends at the funeral home Thursday.
Burial was at Prairie Rapids Cemetery in Tomahawk.
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