Clarence "Chief" E. Weibling, 95, of Sheffield Village, died Saturday June 16, 2007 at Silver Leaf Senior Citizen Home in Avon under the care of VNA Hospice. Clarence was born July 26, 1911 in Lorain and resided in Elyria and Sheffield Village most of his life. He proudly served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army, 1942 through 1945, in Company “C”. 326th Glider Infantry of the 82nd Division. He was a PFC Squad Leader, first gunner mortar and received the Purple Heart Medal due to combat injury while in France. He worked at General Industries as a metal finisher and was in business with Frank Mollard at Rey-Mol-Ing Grinding Company. He enjoyed horseback riding, dogs, hunting and reading. His favorite books were about Cowboys and Indians.
Survivors include sisters, Kathryn Shroyer of Cleveland, Gladys Doman of Elyria, and Bernadine Bogdan of Elyria; brother, Frederick Weibling of Elyria; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fredrick and Ameila Weibling; sisters, Dorothy Hylen and Betty Morey; brothers, Kenneth, Richard, Charles, James, Robert and Edward Weibling.
Friend may call Tuesday June 19, 2007 6 till 9 P.M. at Wyers Funeral Chapel 2900 North Ridge Rd. Elyria. Funeral Service will be Wednesday morning 10 A.M. at the Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst. Military Honors will be conducted by Disabled American Veterans, Post 20, of Lorain.