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In Memoriam: Leo W. Weber, Jr. (1925–2020)

Jan 04, 2021

Leo W. Weber, Jr., who served as NECA President from 1990–1993, passed away peacefully at his home on December 31, 2020. He was 95 years old. He is survived by eight children, 25 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and his sister-in-law Phyllis (Paul) Urbanski. 

 

Mr. Weber founded Weber Electric in St. Paul, Minn., in 1960. In addition to his term as NECA President, he served as President and Governor of St. Paul Chapter, NECA, for many years and as NECA District 7 Vice President from 1986–1989. He was inducted into the Academy of Electrical Contracting in 1985 and was Chairman of the Academy from 1994–1997.

 

Mr. Weber served in the United States Navy during World War II and was a survivor of the Normandy Invasion. 

 

Memorial donations may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation or VFW Foundation