Devona "Shorty" Weber
 - 11/27/2004

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Devona E. "Shorty" Weber, age 94, of Columbus died Saturday November 27, 2004 at Beverly Health Care in Columbus. Funeral Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 1, 2004 at the First United Methodist Church in Columbus with Reverend Bill Ritter officiating. Visitation is 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday with a 6:30 p.m. Eagles Auxiliary Service at McKown Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church. Graveside Services will be held 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Parkview Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska.

Devona E. "Shorty" Weber was born May 11, 1910 in St. Paul, Nebraska to LeRoy and Christine (Nielsen) Bell. She graduated from St. Paul High School in 1927 and Hastings Business College in 1928. She married Emil Yost on June 1, 1929 in Hastings. The couple lived in and around Hastings where she worked as a bookkeeper for Nash - Finch Company for 31 years until her retirement. During this time she also served as bookkeeper for smaller concerns from her home She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church while in Hastings where she was very active. Emil died on April 18, 1976. She later married Harry Weber on December 23, 1983 in Columbus. Devona was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Columbus, United Methodist Women, Eagles Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, D.A.V. and Beta Sigma Phi. She enjoyed collecting clowns, teddy bears, crocheting and baking.

She is survived by:

Husband: Harry Weber of Columbus, NE
Son: Emil L. (Helen) Yost of Fremont, NE
Step-Daughter: Lola Weber of Oklahoma City, OK
Step-Daughter: Kathy (Lee) Seda of Platte Center, NE
Five Grandchildren
Five Step-Grandchildren
Ten Great Grandchildren
Ten Step-Great Grandchildren
Four Great Great Grandchildren

She was preceded by:

Father: LeRoy Bell
Mother: Christine Bell
Brother: Lloyd Bell
Step-Grandson: Mark Anthony Seda
First Husband Emil Yost

Memorials may be directed to donors choice

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