Rock Island Argus - Tuesday, February 28, 1995, on page A5, column 7
Floyd Weikert, 80, of R. R. 1, Viola, died Monday, Feb. 27, 1995, at Mercer County Hospital, Aledo.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Reiser-Trimble Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial is in Viola Cemetery.
Visitation is t to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.
Mr. Weikert was born May 21, 1914, in Eliza Township, Mercer County, the son of Frank and Sadie Johnson Weikert. He married Letha Verlea Gilbert Dec. 18, 1934, in Muscatine, Iowa. She died Feb. 4, 1976.
He farmed for 50 years in New Boston, Muscatine, and Greene Township areas.
He was a member of the Mercer County farm Bureau.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn Jo Ann and William Hoffman, Aledo; a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Carolyn Weikert, Viola; a stepson and his wife, Ernest and Betty Gilbert, Fort Myers, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Genevieve Pollet, Ardmore, Okla.; and a brother, Sam Weikert, in Florida.