Gustave A. Weber Jr. died Sept. 24, 2018, in Glenwood Springs.
He was born May 20, 1934, in Newark, N.J., to Gustave A. and Edna (Hedding) Weber Sr. He was a journalism major and graduated from University of Illinois before enlisting in the U.S. Navy. He served in the Navy for 22 years, retiring as a submarine commander and then working in Washington, D.C., for five years on the Trident project.
He worked for Rockwell International in California for 17 years as a systems engineer, which included working with the Israeli and Australian navies.
After retirement, he and his wife traveled in their motor home to all of the states except Alaska. They came through Cedaredge 18 years ago and have called it home ever since.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley; daughter, Jenny; stepchildren, Sheri Zaccaro, Don Brown and Sandy Mendoza; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Melisa.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Oct. 18 at Eckert Presbyterian Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Eckert Presbyterian Church, PO Box 7, Eckert, CO 81418 or to Gideons, c/o Walt Sebring, 792 1525 Road, Delta, CO 81416.