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John P. Weipert

February 7, 1951 ~ November 9, 2022 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Obituary

John P. Weipert, age 71, of Battle Creek passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at Bronson Battle Creek following a brief illness.  He was born February 7, 1951, in Battle Creek, Michigan the son of Leo and Margaret (Story) Weipert.  John was a lifelong area resident and graduated from Lakeview High School in 1969.  He previously worked at Miller Wholesale as a commercial delivery driver, was a stocker at Lowes and currently was a commercial delivery driver at Finish Master for the past five years.  John was an avid sports fan, with a passion for University of Michigan.  He enjoyed playing golf and softball, NASCAR and traveling.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, James Weipert.  John was united in marriage on August 26, 1979, in Marshall, Michigan to Margaret “Peggy” Bradley, she survives.  Also surviving are his children; Lisa and Lorri Gillett of Battle Creek, Troy Gillett of Scotts; sister Sharon Dheel of Harbor Beach; six grandchildren: Joshua, Zachary, David, Tyler, Casey and Courtney; six great grandchildren: Aiden, Justin, Braylan, Kynslee, Isaac and Kili; two nieces, Cindy Carter of Battle Creek and Mary Weiss of Harbor Beach; great niece Lexi of Battle Creek, three great nephews, Jake, Dilan and Bentley all of Battle Creek and one great-great nephew Ryan. Funeral service scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Monday, November 21, 2022, at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home & Cremation Services, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  A time for sharing stories and memories will follow the service with a meal at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, ASPCA, or American Cancer Society.  Condolences and memories may also be left for the family at www.henryfuneralhome.org       

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 21, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Richard A. Henry Funeral Home
703 Capital Ave. SW
Battle Creek, MI 49015

Funeral Service
Monday
November 21, 2022

3:00 PM
Richard A. Henry Funeral Home
703 Capital Ave. SW
Battle Creek, MI 49015

Donations

ASPCA
424 E. 92nd Street, New York NY 10128-6804

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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