LTC Curt Frederick Weimer US ARMY RET., 72, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO passed away heroically on Saturday, January 7, 2023. At the time of his passing, he was at home under hospice care, with his family at his bedside. Curt was born February 24, 1950 to Kenneth and Mary (Rodgers) Weimer. They preceded him in death.
He married Barbara Christine Fisher on June 24, 1972 in Loudonville, OH. She survives at couple’s home in Kansas City, MO.
After graduating from Ohio State University, Curt and Barb began a 28-year military career that saw them living in 8 different states and spending 7 years in Europe. Curt’s military duties took him to 30 different countries working with foreign militaries. Curt’s military education included graduating from the Infantry Officers Advanced Course, Airbourne School, Ranger School, the Special Forces Qualification Course, the Command and General Staff College and the Army War College. Curt also spent a tour as a Special Forces Subject Matter Expert teaching at the Command and General Staff College. Throughout their 28-year adventure Barb was a loving and supportive partner who helped her husband as he rose through the ranks of Platoon, Company and Battalion Command.
Upon retiring from the Army in January 2001, Curt went to work as a Northrup Grumman contractor in support of the Army’s Mission Command Training Program at Fort Leavenworth Kansas. During the next 17 years Curt led a 25-man scenario design team that planned and conducted Warfighting Exercises for US Army Divisions and Corps.
When not working Curt was an avid golfer and a life-long learner who enjoyed any game or activity that challenged him and helped him to grow.
In addition to his wife, Barbara, survivors include a daughter, Katharine Lauren Weimer of Colorado Springs, CO; son, Erich Conrad Weimer and wife, Jennifer of St. Louis, MO; two beloved grandchildren, Natalie and Mary Weimer of St. Louis, MO; sister, Melody Mayer of Mansfield, OH. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Barry Weimer.
Private graveside services will be conducted at the Loudonville Cemetery, where full military honors will be presented under the auspices of the United States Army Honor Guard. Arrangements in Loudonville, OH are under the direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes, Lindsey Chapel.