Elsie Weber loved sewing and floral arrangement | Local News I Racine County Eye


Elsie (Srpoohi) Weber, 94, passed away peacefully Friday at St. Monica’s Senior Living. She was born in Racine on November 1, 1925, daughter of the late Sam and Elizabeth (née: Kavarian) Kaprelian.

She was a proud graduate of Wm. Horlick High School “Class of 1945”. On July 23, 1949, Elsie married Richard S. Weber, who predeceased her in 1991. Elsie worked at Oster Mfg. in her youth, but her main job, the one she loved, was to raise her family. She was a member of the St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church. An excellent cook, Elsie was also good at sewing, arranging flowers and creating projects. She loved her trips to Hawaii and Florida, and more than anything, loved her family.

Elsie will be sadly missed by her children, Gloria (Keith) Hansen; Richard (Eraina) Weber; brother Samuel (Nancy) Kaprelian; grandchildren, Christopher (Toni) Hansen, Eric (Laura) Hansen; great-grandchildren, Kevin, Jack, Jessica and Roman Hansen; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Elsie was also predeceased by her infant son, Robert; grandson Brian, sisters Mary (Martin) Simonian and Rose (Martin) Simonian.

The funeral will be at St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church, 4605 Erie Street, Tuesday at noon. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Parents and friends can meet family at church (Limited to fifty people) from 11 a.m. until service time at 12 p.m. (masks will be required) The service can also be viewed live by going to www.meredithfuneralhome.com, select the Elsie Weber page, select the services, and select the live broadcast. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Mesrob’s Armenian Apostolic Church or St. Monica’s Life Support were suggested.


Rosalie M. Dehner