Mary Lou (née Huberty) Weber passed away peacefully surrounded by family on October 20, 2023 at the age of 87.
She is survived by children, Linda (Joe) Haag, Laura (Michael) Weber Marosok, and Michael (Tara) Weber; daughter-in-law Brenda Weber; seven grandchildren, Emily (Peter) Czech, Lauren (Kayla) Marosok, Rebecca (Cory) Weber, Angela Haag, Eric (Erika) Weber, Adam Marosok, Daniel Marosok; two great-grandchildren, James Czech and Aiden Weber; siblings, Annette Huberty and Jerry Huberty.
Beloved mother, sister, and aunt; she was born in St. Paul and raised on a farm near Central Park in Roseville along with one sister and four brothers. She married Dick Weber in 1957 and raised her family in St. Paul. She loved her family very much and she told us so, the day she died.
After raising her children, Mary went to work for several St. Paul businesses and settled on a job working for the University of Minnesota Athletic Department. She retired from that job in 1999 to work with many charities. She read to grade school children in Saint Paul, helped mentally challenged adults transition to independent living, worked with a group repairing bicycles for children, and even volunteered at the Como Zoo Boo as a costumed character. She made Pirogis at a fundraiser for a church in Minneapolis and most recently, she worked with Helping Hands Midway serving the homeless community in the Midway area of St. Paul where she helped prepare and serve meals twice a week. She also belonged to the Midway Together Women Rise group that supports education for young women in third world countries. She was a long-time member of St. Peter Claver Church.
Mary’s favorite pastime was golfing. Prior to her health struggles, she golfed at least twice a week and many weeks it was three days. Over the years she made many friends while golfing and belonged to the Tuesday Ladies’ League. An avid walker, she was a member of the St. Paul Hiking Club and also cross country skied with the Trail Blazers. She traveled to Central America, South America, Europe and Canada. She loved bus tours and theater.
Mary’s life was well lived. She leaves behind many dear friends. Special thank you to the nurses and doctors in the ER and ICU at St. Johns Hospital in Maplewood for their compassion and caring in Mary’s final days.
Memorial Visitation from 1:00 - 4:00 PM Sunday, November 19 aMueller-Bies Funeral Home-Roseville, 2130 Dale Street North (at County Road B).
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Open Hands Midway, Inc., 436 Roy Street North, St. Paul, MN 55104 (just put mom’s name in the memo on the check).
A child’s recollection,
When I was young, mom was always singing, and she was even singing with the nurses the day before she died. Growing up, my friends always felt welcome when my mom was home if I was not present. My high school friends would sit and talk to my mom; she always listened. Halloween was her favorite holiday because she always said, “you don’t need money to celebrate that holiday, all you need is the imagination to create a costume”. Mom had a lifelong passion to serve the community and she really enjoyed filling her days with volunteer work. Her handiwork is present throughout the city of St. Paul. She was a fierce defender of the underdog and would often express her anger when people were not treated equally. She left a legacy of philanthropy and caring and I will honor that legacy. I will miss you mom!