David Alan Weishaar, 65, Nortonville, KS died Monday, December 10th, 2012 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the St. Joseph Church, Nortonville, KS. with Fr. Jojaiah Mandagiri as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Nortonville, KS. Parish rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm on Friday, Dec. 14th, 2012 at the O’Trimble Funeral Home, Nortonville, KS. with visitation to follow until 8:30 pm. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Jefferson County Hospice and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences and memories to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
David was born on September 30, 1947 in Leavenworth, KS. the son of LeRoy and Bess (Weber) Weishaar. He graduated from Nortonville High School and Highland Community College. He was married to LaRue Anne Robey on Sept. 13, 1968 at St. Josephs Church, Nortonville. After living a short time in Atchison, David and Anne made their home back in Nortonville where they raised their three children, Branden, Tysen, and Ashlee. David worked for the Engineer Department for State of Kansas then moved to the family business, starting at Valley Implement in Valley Falls, KS, next to Weishaar Brothers, Inc. of Nortonville. David and Anthony Noll bought the store in the spring of 1992 and opened as Nortonville Parts and Service until his retirement in 2009. He loved the store and working with all the local farmers in the area. He was a well respected businessman. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, Nortonville, and the Knights of Columbus. He loved sports and playing golf. He was on several men’s bowling leagues, played men’s slow pitch softball with the Nortonville Merchants for over 20 years, and coached his sons in little league baseball. He was a follower of the Kansas City Royals, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the University of Kansas Jayhawks. David and Anne loved to travel, whether long distance or just to a neighboring town to visit friends. His grandchildren were the loves of his life. He was blessed having them live close by and being able to see them every day.
David is survived by his wife Anne, of the home, his three children; Branden (Tracee) Weishaar, Kansas City, MO., Tysen Weishaar, St. Louis, MO., and Ashlee (Brett) Edwards, Nortonville, KS.; his two grandchildren; Emma and Brody Edwards, and his three step grandchildren; Maeghan Olson, Chicago, IL, Savannah Olson and Trey Olson, Kansas City; his brother; Phil (Marilyn) Weishaar, Chapman, KS., and sister; Laura (Bill) Keirns, Nortonville, KS., and several nieces , nephews, and in-laws.