Jerome E. Weir

AUSTIN, Texas – Mass of Christian burial for Jerome E. “Jerry” Weir, 83, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Vernon Center, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Matthews Catholic Church, Vernon Center. Burial will be in St. Matthews Cemetery, Vernon Center.

Weir died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home of Winnebago is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Jerome E. Weir was born Sept. 1, 1929, in Vernon Center, Minn., the son of James and Jane (Neill) Weir. Jerry served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include: his sons, Tom Weir of Asheborough, N.C., Scott Weir of New York, N.Y., and Ted Weir of Bemidji, Minn.; daughter, Barbara Weir of Brooklyn Center; his brother, David Weir of Vernon Center, Minn.; sisters, Rita Weir and Ann Weir, both of Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; and two grandchildren.