John C. Weicht, 64, of Elk River, died peacefully at home Sunday, May 13, 2012.
He graduated from Elk River High School in 1966 and was an Army veteran, serving in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He married Sandra Frederiksen in Askov, Minn.
Mr. Weicht was a general contractor and humanitarian, who volunteered in his community and church, receiving many awards over the years.
The funeral service was Friday, May 18 at Word of Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers. Interment followed at Orono Cemetery, Elk River.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sandy; son, William (Michelle); daughter, Heidi (Wes) Belanger; five grandchildren; brothers, Arthur (Betty), Richard (Linda), Donald (Dede Olson), and Kenneth; sisters, Virginia Roberts, Mabel (Norm) Zimmer, Doris Hiller and Gloria (Bill) Manos; and many nephews, nieces and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert; brothers-in-law, Henry Hiller and Mark Roberts; niece, Cindy Weicht and nephew, Tony Weicht.