Helen Weber, 97, died Friday, February 16, 2018, at Copper Springs Senior Living, Meridian Idaho. Funeral services will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, Nampa Idaho, on Wednesday 11:00 am, February 21, 2018, with a viewing at the church for family and friends at 10:00 am. Arrangements are under the direction of the Nampa Funeral Home, Yraguen Chapel where an online guest book and full obituary is available at www.nampafuneralhome.com
Helen was born August 30, 1920, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, the daughter of Jacob and Marie Grentz Keller. She grew up in Scottsbluff during the depression and was one of the great generation. Helen married Raymond E. Weber, also from Scottsbluff, on October 20, 1942. They were separated by distance and World War II, until Ray was discharged by the Army in 1945. After surviving the great blizzard of 1949, they moved to Idaho joining family in Nampa. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking, and taking care of her family. She and Ray were members of many organizations including: Nampa VFW, American Legion, Good Sams, Owyhee Gem Club, LOLs, and AARP. She was a lifelong member of the Lutheran Church and was active in Nampa Senior Center. Ray and Helen went on many trips rock hunting, camping, fishing, and visiting relatives.
Survivors include daughter, Patricia Jones (Larry) of Boise, and son, Richard (Tena) Weber of Las Vegas Nevada; four grandchildren: Tawny (James) Ramirez of Pleasant Hills California, Ron (Nikki) Weber of Martinez California, Alyson (fiance Henry Flowers) Jones of Las Vegas Nevada, Dr. Patrick Jones of Moscow Idaho and Erika Von Tagen of Las Vegas, Nevada; five great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild; sisters Mary (Elmer) Haas, Bridgeport Nebraska, Elnora (Wes) Sell, Scottsbluff Nebraska, Gloria Mills, Bridgeport Nebraska; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, parents, brother, David Keller of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, sister, Pauline (Rudy) Thiel of Nampa, Idaho, and brother, Robert Schilling of Scottsbluff, Nebraska.
Thanks and appreciation to Copper Springs staff and Horizon Hospice for their care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or Nampa Senior Center.