John R. Weesner

March 27, 2012

John R. Weesner 72 of Frankfort, IN, died at 9:35 a.m. March 27, 2012 at Wesley Manor, where he had lived the past 2 years. Born February 25, 1940 in Portland, IN to Gerald & Bernice (Long) Weesner. He married Mary Lou Rogers on October 3, 1959 and she survives. Mr. Weesner retired from the State of Indiana, working for the Education Division of State Fire & Building Services after 15 years of service. He also built homes, was a licensed plumber, was local building inspector and owned rental property in Frankfort. He was of the Christian Faith and a member of the Indianapolis Chapter Carcinoid Cancer Support Group.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Saturday, March 31st from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Green Lawn Mausoleum. Memorial donations may be made to the I.U. Simon Cancer Center or Wesley Manor.

Survived by:

Wife: Mary Lou Weesner of Frankfort 2 Daughters: Cheryl (Dean) Thomas of Frankfort and Christina (Fiancé D.J. Townsend) Weesner of Frankfort 1 Son: David Weesner of Carlsbad, CA 1 Sister: Eunice (Russell) White of Portland, IN 4 Grandchildren, Laura & Matthew Blackburn of Frankfort and Hudson & Indya Weesner of Carlsbad, CA

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by brothers, Earl, Duane, Harry, Howard and an infant brother.


11 Condolences for “John R. Weesner”

  1. Chris Smith March 28, 2012 at 12:14 pm

    So sorry to hear of your Dad’s death. Wish I could be there with you and your family as you grieve. I’ll always remember your Dad as a cheerful & pleasant guy…always greeted me with a smile when I saw him. Saw him for the last time at a play at the library maybe 5 or 6 years ago. Please give our condolences to your Mom & sister. Praying for you & your family over the next several days. Miss you!

  2. Stephanie Mason Smith March 29, 2012 at 12:42 am

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Weesner Family and all of their loved ones. May God be with each and every one of you and help comfort you during this difficult time.
    Ryan, Stephanie, Christian & Hannah Rose Smith

  3. Patti Kidwell March 29, 2012 at 8:45 am

    To the family of John R. Weesner.
    We would like to send our condolences and want you to know that John will be greatly loved and missed by everyone. He touched everyone’s heart that came in contact with him. He was such a wonderful man. We will miss you John! Love to you all. The Kidwells.

  4. Charna Virtue March 29, 2012 at 9:11 am

    Cheryl, I am thinking of you and your family during this time of loss. Your father was an amazing man. Please keep in your heart that he lived a full and wonderful life.

  5. Mary Mitchell March 29, 2012 at 11:12 am

    I send my heartfelt condolences and thoughts and prayers to John’s family as they mourn his passing. John’s battle with Carcinoid Cancer was brave and inspiring to all others who deal with this disease. He faced it with a strength and perseverance that was ever highlighted by his great spirit and positive attitude. He will be missed.
    Indiana Carcinoid Awareness Network

  6. Kari Jones March 29, 2012 at 11:46 am

    To the family of John Weesner,
    Please know that I am very saddened to learn of John’s passing. I met him in the summer of 2007 at the first ever Indiana Carcinoid Awareness Network meeting. He was always such an inspiration to our group. I’ve never met a man that showed as much strength and courage as John did, even when he wasn’t feeling well. But his presence at group always brought joy to othrs. And he was funny, and he made me smile. And I will miss him. Please know that your entire family is in my heart and prayers during this sad time.
    Indiana Carcinoid Awareness Network

  7. Cindy Reeder March 29, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    To the Weesner family,
    I am sorry to have learned of John’s passing. God bless all of you and give you strength to know you will see him again in a better place.
    Cindy Reeder

  8. Patsy Bricker March 29, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    Christina so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. Patsy

  9. JOE HIRSCH March 29, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    So sorry to hear of John’s passing.
    I believe I met John one time at an ICAN support meeting.
    He and his family are in our thoughts and prayers.


  10. Pam & Rick Morehead March 29, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    To John’s family, We are sorry and saddened to hear of John’s passing. We met John through the Indy Carcinoid Support Group two years ago. He was always very pleasant and kind to all of us. Many times I would run into him at IU as we would be getting our shots at approx. the same time – always friendly and caring. We hope that you find strength and peace through the love and memories you share with family and friends. In our prayers, Pam & Rick Morehead

  11. Shelly Wakefield March 29, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    To the family,
    I was very sorry to hear of John’s passing. I worked with John for the majority of the 15 years he was with the State. We had lots of good times and going out to each lunch with the “gang”. Find comfort in God’s arms, as He will watch over for you and He will take very good care of John. Rejoice, John’s Heavenly Spirit has already left this world. Rejoice and be glad that John has found wholeness and peace in Heaven. Death does not have to be filled with morning, knowing John, he would want his earthly life celebrated and remembered.
    You are all in my prayers.

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