BLOOMINGTON — Anita Weber Contois, 88, of Bloomington, passed away Monday (Sept. 9, 2019) at the Apostolic Christian Home, Eureka.
Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Bloomington, with Pastor Chad Lueck officiating. Burial will be in Florida National Veterans Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or Wounded Warriors.
Anita was born March 3, 1931, in Brooklyn, N.Y., a daughter to Henry Fredrick and Edna Wright Weber. She married Donald F. McDermott on July 3, 1949, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Brooklyn, N.Y. He preceded her in death in 1987. She married Warren J. Contois on May 11, 1997, at Peace Lutheran Church, Holiday, Fla. He preceded her in death in 2002.
Surviving are her children, Colleen (Michael) Minnes, Bloomington; Donald (Linda) McDermott, Neenah, Wis.; James (Cynthia) McDermott, Springfield, Mo.; and Bronwen (Jeffrey) Stirling, Sierra Vista, Ariz.; stepdaughters, Cheryl Zwanzig, Rockford, and Patti (Jeffrey) Aurentz, Grove City, Ohio; 19 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Edna Perez, Elaine Weber and Ginerva Schloss, and brother, Henry F. Weber Jr.
Anita graduated from Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Ohio. She was employed as a LPN at numerous hospitals.
She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Bloomington, Mercy School of Practical Nursing of Springfield, Ohio, and Alumni Association of Fort Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Anita was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed.