Bert Thomas Weeden passed away Oct. 13, 2012, in Auburn Calif., surrounded by his family. He was 81.
A reception will take place 3-5 p.m. Oct. 26, 2012, at Bert and Wanda’s home, 18033 Jayhawk Drive, Penn Valley, Calif. Jack Cornell and Judy Herminghaus will be officiating.
Bert was born May 13, 1931, to Bert Thomas Weeden and Essie Elanor Robertson in Salinas, Calif. Bert went to school at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He married Wanda Marie Weeden Oct. 30, 1952. Bert served his country from 1952 to 1955 in the U.S. Army as a second lieutenant. During his working years, Bert and his business partner, Hal Johnson, owned the House of Printing in the Bay Area. In his youth, Bert was an avid competitive skier. He was able to retire early and take up his passion, golf. When he was not golfing, he was hunting, fishing and gardening. He was a member of many organizations, including the USGA, Ducks Unlimited, Lake Wildwood Fishing Club and the NRA.
Bert is survived by son,Tom Weeden (Gloria) of Oceano, Calif.; daughter Teresa Price (Ken) of Reno, Nev.; sister Carole Cornell of Grants Pass, Ore.; daughter-in-law Julia Weeden of Reno; grandchildren Kyle Weeden (Amanda) of Portland, Ore., Tyler and Cody Price of Las Vegas, Shelby Price of Reno and Nathan Weeden of Las Vegas. The family wishes to express our heartfelt gratitude to Bert’s dear friends, Dave and Sherry Leslie.
He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Wanda Marie Weeden, 2011, and son Daniel Brent Weeden, 2010.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christian Encounter Ministries, 17183 Retrac Way, Grass Valley, CA 95949.