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Margaret (Marge) Ellen Weber, passed away peacefully at the age of 98, on Saturday, January 28, 2023.
Marge was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on December 25, 1924, to the late Herman Paul and Clara Ida (Doring) Klauk. She grew up in Erie alongside her brother Herman (Hermie) Karl Klauk and Dorothy (Dot) Klauk Fargo, both of whom preceded her in death.
During World War II, Marge was introduced to the one who would become her lifelong partner and husband, Richard (Dick) Karl Weber. Marge and Dick were married on June 21, 1946, celebrating 67 anniversaries before Dick’s death on February 14, 2014. While much of their early marriage and parenthood was spent in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa, Marge and Dick found their greatest joy living in New Orleans, Louisiana starting in 1967, and thoroughly enjoyed retirement in Diamondhead, Mississippi, spending many hours on the golf course, and traveling extensively (their favorite being the Dominican Republic).
While in New Orleans, Marge became a graduate of the Realtor’s Institute (GRI) and successfully sold real estate with Bienville real estate agency. She and Dick became avid fans of the New Orleans Saints from the franchise beginning in 1967 (even in assisted living, it was well known that the Saints game would need to be on for Marge to watch). Marge was also an active member of the Newcombers Club and St. Andrews Lutheran Church, and discovered her passion for golf, spending many days with friends and with Dick golfing at City Park Golf Course and Ormond Country Club. One of Marge’s proudest accomplishments was as a tournament volunteer walking scorer for the PGA Tour in New Orleans for 24 years where she worked side by side with golfing legends like Tom Watson, Payne Stewart, and Ben Crenshaw; she also volunteered with the Gulf Coast Nike Pro Tour.
Marge fully embraced her life in Diamondhead as an active member of Diamondhead Community Church, PEO Chapter T, Krewe D’Shoe, and Boater’s Association. She found great joy participating in the Diamondhead Women’s Golf Association, Gulf Coast Ladies Golf Association, and the “Happy Hookers” golf group. At the age of 75, Marge even made a hole-in-one on Diamondhead’s Cardinal Course!
Marge is preceded in death by her parents: Herman Paul and Clara Ida (Doring) Klauk; her brother: Herman (Hermie) Karl Klauk; her sister: Dorothy (Dot) Klauk Fargo; and her grandson: Christopher (Chris) Holmes. She is survived by her son: Richard (Rick) Keith Weber and wife Opal of Clinton, Louisiana; her daughters: Kathleen (Kathy) Ellen McCracken and husband Steve of Des Moines, Iowa, Lynda Leigh Holmes and husband Robin of Denham Springs, Louisiana, and Jennifer Jill Lindskoog and husband Matt of Duluth, Georgia; her grandchildren: Jason McCracken and wife Naudia, Kelly Weber Fischer and husband Jason, Colin McCracken, Joshua Holmes, Keith Weber, Sarah Weber, Jakob Lindskoog and Annaliese Lindskoog; six (6) great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
On Monday, June 12, 2023 at 1:30 PM CT both Marge and Dick Weber will receive a military funeral honors ceremony and interment at the Biloxi National Cemetery (obituary to be updated upon confirmation of date and time). Marge had a great love for God, her country, her family and golf; in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to PGA HOPE (https://www.pgareach.org/services/military), the flagship military program of PGA REACH which introduces golf to Veterans and Active Duty Military to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being; both City Park, New Orleans, and Diamondhead Country Club are PGA HOPE supporting golf courses.