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Mary C. Weaver, 93, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and formerly of Goshen, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Cottage Grove Place.
Survivors include her two daughters, Donna (John) Grooms,, Rochester and Christine (Jim) Doty, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a brother, Vic McKibbin, Goshen; a sister, Norma Hilbish, Syracuse; four grandchildren, Ryan Grooms, Rochester, Alicia (Jared) Ortner, Slater, Iowa, Shawn (Grace) Grooms, Glendale Heights, Illinois, and Amber Doty, Ames, Iowa; a step-granddaughter, Brandi (Jeff) Burns, Auburn; three great-grandchildren, Eden, Jameson and Maren Ortner; and three step-great-grandchildren, Cory Hillabrand and Amanda and Katey Burns, all of Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, in 1990; and her stepdaughter, Nancy, in May 2017.
Mary Catherine McKibbin was born July 31, 1924, to Abraham and Reta McKibbin at her grandparent's farm in Fish Lake. She graduated from Millersburg High School in 1942 and worked at Studebaker in South Bend through World War II. She married E. Paul Weaver Jr. at her parent's home in Goshen on July 2, 1955.
Mary was an active member of Faith Lutheran Church (formerly First English Lutheran Church), Goshen. She moved to Cottage Grove Place in Cedar Rapids in 2012.
Friends may call Thursday, Jan. 4 from 9 until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Faith Lutheran Church, Madison and Fifth Street. Pastor Jessica King will officiate.
Burial will follow in Forest Grove Cemetery, Middlebury.
Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church in Goshen.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 30, 2017
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