Sophie Weber

August 30, 1934 ~ February 28, 2021 (age 86)


Sophie Weber, 86, of Mechanicsville, Iowa passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Mercy’s Hiawatha Medical Park.

Sophie was born on August 30, 1934 in Hawarden, Iowa to John and Seitike “Sadie” (Keizer) Groen. She graduated from Hawarden High School. On August 19, 1955 she was united in marriage to Merlin Weber in Hawarden.  She worked primarily as a homemaker raising her six children. After her children graduated from high school, she went back to work as a telephone operator at Teleconnect where she later retired.

Sophie was a member of the Mechanicsville United Methodist Church and the Mechanicsville Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed baking and was well known for her homemade doughnuts, kolaches and bread. She also enjoyed crocheting, reading and completing word searches. She was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends.

Those left to cherish her memories are her children; Peggy Beck of Cedar Rapids, Rick (Tonya) Weber of Marion, Shelly Albaugh of Waverly, sixteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister Sophie in infancy, a brother Karl Groen, husband; two daughters, Kathy Weber and Kristie Crandall; a son David Weber; two sons-in-law, Keith Beck and Jay Albaugh; and a great-grandson Wyatt Farrington.

Due to Covid and for the health and safety of everyone, a private family service will be held at Dawson Funeral Services in Olin. Burial will be held at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mechanicsville. Her service can be viewed at 

Online condolences may be left for the family at In lieu of flowers, memorials and cards of condolences may be directed to Dawson Funeral Services Attn: Sophie Weber Family PO Box 258 Wyoming, Iowa 52362.  The family has designated Cedar County Senior Dining Center in Tipton and the Ladies Auxiliary in Mechanicsville for memorial contributions.


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