Joseph Weigel

Joseph B. Weigel of Federal Way died Aug. 31. He was 87.

He was born May 14, 1917, in Napoleon, N.D. He was a south King County-area resident since 1963 and spent winters in Apache Junction, Ariz.

He was a 15-year employee of Puget Sound Power & Light (now Puget Sound Energy), retiring from building maintenance in 1981.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Weigel, of Des Moines; sons Larry Weigel of Federal Way and Clarence Weigel of Des Moines; daughters Helen Roshau and Gladys Madsen of Auburn, and Marge Bauman of Puyallup; a sister, Agatha Mitzel of Bismark, N.D.; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral Mass was conducted Sept. 3 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial at Gethsemane Cemetery in Federal Way. Arrangements were by Yahn and Son Funeral Home in Auburn.

The family suggests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 12721 30th Ave. NE., No. 101, Seattle, WA 98125, or to Wesley Homes, 815 S. 216th St., Des Moines, WA 98198.