John Orville Weder was born March 16, 1933 to John and Gertrude Skirvin Weder, John was 8th child of 11 children, born at the homestead North East of Buffalo. John’s early education was at Hopewell, and then began farming at an early age. John farmed and worked multiple jobs, including concrete work and the oil field. John met his bride, Marietta Faye Allison in Woodward and they were married April 4, 1955. Together they raised four children, Deborah, Douglas, Tommy, and Arita Jo. John's passions were dirt work, terracing, farming, raising cattle, growing, and harvesting crops, and taking care of his dogs throughout the years. John’s accomplishments were the fruits of his labor and his children.
John was preceded in death by his parents, John and Gertrude Weder, first son, Douglas Eugene Weder, brothers, David, Lee, Andrew, and Tommy, sisters, Margaret, Dollie, and Anna Mae. John left his earthly home on July 23, 2021 at the age of 88 years, 4 months, and 7 days.
John is survived by his wife Marietta, Deb (Jim) London, Tommy (Shaylyn) Weder, Jo (Randy) Dolin of Woodward, Oklahoma: brother, Raymond; sisters, Bertha, Mary Catherine. Grandchildren, Levi London, Randus (London) Sheets, Shane Weder, Devin Weder, Kyndell Weder, Quentin Weder, Taylor Weder, Amber Bailey, Hayden Dolin, and Kolton Dolin, thirteen Great Grandchildren, a multitude of family and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be sent to the Buffalo Fire Department in care of Wilkinson Funeral Service.