Glenn Weaver

Rosewood Heights | Tuesday, September 29 2020 |

Glenn Weaver, 92, passed away at 5:05 am on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Eden Village in Glen Carbon.  He was born on December 22, 1927, in Lake City, Illinois, the son of the late Tom and Opal R. (Weaver) Karns.  He married Helen M. Drainer on February 11, 1950, in Wood River, and she preceded him in death on November 19, 1980.  He then married Jeanine A. “Jean” Haselhorst on November 8, 1986, in Rosewood Heights, and she preceded him in death on March 14, 2013.  Survivors include his exceptional sister and brother: Joyce Kirby of Glen Carbon, Richard Karns of East Alton, three daughters and two sons in law: Nancee and Kelly Bury of St. Charles, Missouri, Anna and Max Ellis of Bella Vista, Arkansas,  Dee Sido of East Alton, three sons and daughters in law: Dan and Debbie Weaver of Wood River, Chris and Marianne Weaver of Switzerland, Claude and Tammy Weaver of Wheaton, a daughter in law: Michele Weaver of Rosewood Heights, many grandchildren, many great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.  He will deeply miss the laughter and love of the Haselhorst/Pohlman families for they were his second family. 

Glenn was employed at the Sinclair Refinery, the Clark Oil Refinery, and retired from Premcor.  He enjoyed archeology, collecting coins, and arrowheads.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy where he served during World War II.  He was a member of Holy Angels Parish in Wood River. 

In addition to his parents and his wives, he was preceded in death by a son: Lon Weaver.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 9:30am until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at Holy Angels Parish in Wood River.  Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions, face masks will be required and social distancing guidelines will be adhered to.  Father Donald Wohlford will be the celebrant.  Private family burial will follow at Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Lewis and Clark Society, 1 Lewis and Clark Trail, Hartford, Illinois, 62048, where a brick will be placed in Glenn’s honor or to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

Online guestbook available at

Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Pitchford Funeral Home

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