Ordained a Catholic priest in 1952, he served parishes in Forest Lake, Minneapolis, West St. Paul, Loretto, Stillwater, New Brighton and Lake St. Croix Beach.
Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, Jan. 2 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Lake St. Croix Beach. Interment was at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Bayport.
He is survived by his nephews, Peter B. Weidner, Ernest Weidner Jr.; nieces, Madeleine (Rodney) Marquardt, Gretchen (Steven) Duerksen; grandnephews Jonathan and Matthew (Michelle) Beck-Weidner, Raymund, Bryan, Richard, and Nathan Marquardt and Kendrick Duerksen; grandniece, Emily Joy (Matt) Batroot.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Val and Helen Berg; two sisters, Patricia Weidner and Joyce Harder; nephew, Paul Weidner; and great-grand-nephew, Chase Beck-Weidner.
Memorials preferred to St. Paul Seminary.