Leon Zweschper


Leon Frank Zweschper, 78, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 in Weimar. He was born to Leo and Matilda (Muenster) Zweschper on Aug. 16, 1941 in Freyburg. He married Linda Louise Skutca on Aug. 17, 1968.

Leon was a retired manufacturing planner at UTEX in Weimar. Leon enjoyed playing dominos, spending time with his grandkids, and lemon meringue pie.

Leon is preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Matilda Zweschper; infant son, John Zweschper; brother and sister-in-law, James and Loretta Ripper Zweschper; brothers-in-law, Pete Steinberg and Joe Fabian; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mildred Evelyn Gundelach and Frank H. Skutca, Jr.; and niece Barbara Fabian.

Leon is survived by his loving wife, Linda Zweschper of Weimar; daughter, Amy Zweschper of Round Rock; sons, Kevin Zweschper and wife Staci of Farmington, New Mexico, Terry Zweschper of Round Rock, and Jason Zweschper and wife Jenny of Pleasonton; sisters, Grace Steinberg of Hallettsville, Ruth Fabian of High Hill, and Esther Kelley and husband Johnny Carl “JC” of Hallettsville; and grandchildren, Zoie Zweschper, Zachary Zweschper, Mac Zweschper, Puryear Zweschper and Brooklyn Zweschper.

Funeral was held Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in High Hill, with Fr. Tim Kosler officiating. Visitation was Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 from 5 to 7 p.m., with a parish rosary at 7 p.m. at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus.

Burial followed at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery in Weimar. Serving as pallbearers were David Kelley, Richard Fabian, Carl Steinberg, Danny Kelley, Kenneth Fabian and Mike Zweschper. Honorary pallbearer was Patrick Fabian.

Memorials may be made to St. Michael Catholic School, P.O. Box 36, Weimar, TX 78962 or a charity of choice.

Online condolences may be given at www.hennekefuneralhome.com.