Burial: 23 Aug 1976 Indian Lake Cemetery, Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan 1
Name: Perry Commodor Weimar
Birth: 29 Jan 1905 in Coloma, Berrien, Michigan 2 3
Death: 19 Aug 1976 in Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan
Military Service: 24 Apr 1942 Discharged April 8, 1943 to accept employment in essential industry.
Title: Perry Commodor Weimar (1905 - 1976)
1932 Greater New Haven, CT Directory listing, p. 1108:
Weimar, Perry C. (Dorothy A.), ins. agt., 242 Orange, h. 26 Candee Av., WH
Per obituaries on file at Decatur Public Library:
Benton Harbor paper, Aug. 20, 1976
Perry Weimer, 71, formerly of 1176 Jennings, Benton Harbor, died at 4:10 p.m. Thursday in Claremont Nursing home, Benton Harbor. Mr. Weimer was born Jan. 29 [sic], 1905, in Coloma. Surviving are his widow, the former Lillian Sutherland; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Sallie Blyeth, Salem, Ore., and a sister, Mrs. Flora M. Solenberger, Maple Plain, Minn. Funeral arrangements were incomplete this forenoon at the Fairplain Chapel, Florin funeral home
Benton Harbor paper, Aug. 21, 1976
WEIMER RITES SET
Funeral services for Perry Weimer, 71, formerly of 1176 Jennings, Benton Harbor, who died Thursday will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Indian Lake cemetery, Cass County. Friends may call beginning at noon Sunday at Fairplain chapel of Florin funeral service. Mr. Weimer was a veteran of World War II.
Per Sally Nye Blyeth, Perry's last name was Weimer but he informally changed it to Weimar, perhaps so it would be like the Weimar Republic in Germany.
Perry and Lillian's marriage license states that Perry had never married before, but he had three or four previous marriages per Sally Nye Blyeth. From one union he had a son, Peter.
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1. Weimar, Perry, Certificate of Death
2. Perry Weimar Military Record
3. Indian Lake cem. Burial List
4. Cushing Sutherland, Lillian, and Weimar, Weimar, Marriage License/Certificate
Father: Joseph Leslie Weimer b: 1873 in Watervliet, Berrien, Michigan
Mother: Caroline H. Haid b: 2 May 1875 in Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan
Lillian Flora Cushing b: 2 Dec 1903 in Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan
4 Sep 1949
in Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan
- Title: Findagrave.com
Page: Indian Lake Cemetery, Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan
- Title: 1920 US Census
Page: Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan
Text: 1920 Federal Census ED 76, p. 7B 539 Cass St. Benton Harbor, Benton twp., Berrien Co., MI: Weimer, Joseph L., 46, MI PA Can., mechanic for electrical supply Caroline, 44, MI Ger. Ger. Perry, 14, MI MI MI note: Lillian Hickmott Lee and James Lee lived at 554 Cass St.
- Title: 1930 US Census
Page: Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Text: 1930 Federal Census ED 25, p. 13B, line 2 Michigan Asylum for the Insane (Oakland Dr.) Ward 3, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI: Weimer, Perry, 41, patient, MI PA MA note: though the listing has differing info, Perry was later found to be senile in his 60s, so it is possible that he spent time in a mental hospital. Per family lore he was certainly qualified.