Terry William Weeks


Terry William Weeks, 66, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died April 9, 2013 in Omaha, NE.

He was born December 13, 1946 in Gothenburg, NE, son of Robert Lee and Dorothy Mae (Rose) Weeks. By the age of six Terry had lost both of his parents. His aunt Ellen raised him. Ellen was very special to Terry and he was able to care for her as she got older.

Terry grew up in Gothenburg and graduated from Gothenburg High, class of 1965. Terry went to Denver for two years of drafting school at ITT. He married Marsha Werner on March 7, 1969 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Gothenburg. To this union a daughter Ramona was born. Terry worked for Monroe Auto Equipment for 40 years. Terry was a member of the JC’s. He loved Nascar, Husker football, and Sandra Bullock movies.

He is survived by his wife Marsha Weeks; daughter Ramona (Brian) Wellmann; two granddaughters Kerry and Kasey all of Gothenburg, NE; extended family includes: sisters-in-law Monie (Dick) Martin of Redmond, OR; Joyce Sabin of Gothenburg, NE; Norma (Bob) Richards of Cozad, NE; Mary Buesing of Cozad, NE; brother-in-law Larry (Janice) Werner of Cozad, NE; along with many nieces, nephews and extended family & friends.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents Robert Lee and Dorothy Mae Weeks; mother-in-law Doris Werner-Earl; brothers-in-law, Terry Werner and Leo Sabin; aunt & uncle, Ellen & Brown Weeks; special friend, Cora Devine.

Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, Nebraska; Friday, April 12, 2013 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Funeral services will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 2:30 pm with Pastor Larry Viter officiating.

Interment will follow in the Gothenburg Cemetery, Gothenburg, Nebraska.

Memorials may be given to the Gothenburg Volunteer Fire Department 602 Tenth Street Gothenburg, NE 69138 or , ALS Association National Headquarters, 1275 K Street NW, Suite 1050, Washington, DC 20005. To sign the online guest book, go to www.blasestrauser.com.