Doreen Grace Weber
January 27, 1934 – January 30, 2021
Doreen Grace Weber, 87, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. She was a resident of Colorado Springs, Colo., for 53 years.
Doreen was born Jan. 27, 1934 to Francis "Frank" Wachsmuth and Grace (Dawson) Wachsmuth in Portland, Ore. On Dec. 26, 1953 she married Alban Leo Weber in Portland.
She graduated from St. Rose grade school in 1947 and Holy Child Academy in 1951. Doreen was gifted with a beautiful soprano voice and attended the University of Portland with a music scholarship. Doreen met Al Weber at the University of Portland, and they married after a two- year courtship. Doreen traveled extensively with Al and their growing family for 25 years in the USAF with assignments in Washington, Oregon, France and Colorado.
She lived a fulfilling life as a wife, and mother of seven children, Michael (Peggy), Deborah (Kit Hamby), Lisa (Chuck Delich), Patrick (Tammy), Katherine (Doug Hill), Julie (Chris Maniscalchi, d. 2019), and Carrie (John Manney). She was also grandmother to 16 grandchildren, Jessica, Philip, Amber, Ashley, Brandon, Jenny, Kyle, Courtney, Erica, Lauren, Becca, Andrew, Luke, Alyssa, Greg and Kelly; and had eight great-grandchildren, Madeline, Zach, Charlie, Olivia, Sydney, Cooper, Eli, and Wyatt.
Doreen loved her children, the Catholic church, birds, flowers, angels, and her husband of 67 years. She was loved by many, known for her strength of convictions and giving personality, as well as her endless energy she put into whatever she set forth to do.
A funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, at St. Peter's Catholic Church. A rosary will precede the funeral Mass at 10 a.m., also at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 55 Jefferson St., Monument, Colorado. Interment will follow at a later date at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Portland, Ore. The service will be livestreamed through petertherock.org
Donations may be made in the name of Doreen Weber to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.