Leone Weber

Leone Weber, age 75, of New Rockford, ND, died Thursday, April 8, 2010, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford.

She was born May 29, 1934 in Wadena, MN to Willard and Eleanor (McBride) Perkins. She graduated from Carrington High School and attended college at Valley City State. Leone taught in rural schools in Foster County.

Leone was united in marriage to Calvin “Hank? Weber, on November 15, 1957 at Ellendale, ND. They lived and farmed NW of New Rockford until his death on December 12, 2001.

Leone had worked for USDA Agricultural Statistics. She was an active member of First Lutheran Church, active in Eddy County 4-H, and served many years on the Women’s Auxiliary Cemetery Association Board at New Rockford.

Leone is survived by three sons, Paul (Marie) Weber, Mandan, ND, Todd (Lori) Weber, New Rockford, ND, and Jeff (Misty) Weber, West Fargo, ND; four grandchildren, Jacob, Columbus, OH, Sarah, Mandan, ND, Tyler, New Rockford, ND, and Tracey of New Rockford, ND; one great-grandchild, Hailee, Carrington, ND; four brothers, Francis (Margaret) Perkins, Tampa, FL, Bill (Virginia) Perkins, Mandan, ND, Vincent Perkins, Little Forks, MN, Richard (Barbra) Perkins, Bloomfield, CO; two sisters, Phyllis (Don) McCullough, Rochester, MN, JoAnn (Lloyd) Becker, Carrington, ND; and one sister-in-law, Terry Perkins of Bismarck, ND.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and three brothers.


Funeral Service: First Lutheran Church, New Rockford, ND

Date and Time: Monday, April 12, 2010, at 10:30 AM

Interment: Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford, ND

Posted Condolences:

Name: Noel & Dianna Perkins

Date: April 10, 2010

Message: Aunt Leone,

Go with God - you will be missed.

We love you,
Noel & Dianna


Name: Deborah Shank

Date: 04/11/10

Message: Dear Family:

We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Leone. We hope the many fond memories of her will help to ease your pain in time.
I (Debbie) have heard stories of how she and Uncle Hank watched my sister (Barbara) and I in 1958 when my Mom was ill. We will continue to keep your family in our prayers.

God Bless

Elsie Withers (sister-in-law)
Deborah (Withers) Shank and family
Barbara (Withers) Vaughn and family


Name: Roy Withers

Date: 04/12/2010

Message: We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Leone. God bless you in this difficult time.

Roy Withers (nephew) and family
Charles Withers (nephew) and family


Name: Darrel & Mary Jo (Votendahl) Trudeau

Date: 4-26-2010

Message: Weber family: We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Leone and Hank meant a lot to us, especially to Darrel. They were very special, loving people. Our visits to NR weren't complete until we went out to their farm for a chat. Your loss is heavy on our hearts. God bless you all.