George Kenneth Weisner, age 91 of Manhattan, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House.
He was born on January 6, 1928 in Wakefield, the son of George Francis and Mabel (Peak) Weisner.
On August 12, 1950, he was married to Eula Jean Arents at her parents home. She survives of the home.
In his early years, he worked as a salesperson for Singer and advanced to a manager position. That then resulted in living in several different towns. In 1968, he started his own business, Weisner’s Sew Unique, selling Elna sewing machines. Weisner’s Sew Unique is one of the few oldest family owned businesses still in operation in Manhattan. He owned and operated that business until his retirement.
He attended Westview Community Church and Sedalia Community Church. George loved to work in his yard, go fishing with his son and hunting. They enjoyed traveling and spent several winters in Florida.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Kevin Weisner of Manhattan; two daughters, Debra Holle of Manhattan and Christine Miller and husband Mason of Manhattan; seven grandchildren, Dustin Holle (Jess), Lance Holle (Jennifer), Aaron Holle (Tabatha), Amanda Brubeck (Chris), Chip Miller, Wendy Allison (Tobey) and Scott Miller; sixteen great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Blaine Weisner and two sisters, Pauline Devlin and Alline Simmons.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2019 at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2019. Inurnment will be in the Leonardville City Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for Westview Community Church. Contributions may be left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.apfunerals.com.