Anna Bale Weber 1949
Posted May 21, 2021
Anna Bale Weber ’49 died May 8, 2021. She was born in Galena, Ohio to the late Forrest and Florence (Ritchie) Bale on March 16, 1927.
Anna graduated from Otterbein College in 1949 where she was involved in the Band and Theta Nu (Greenwich) sorority. Following college, she worked as a Home Economist for Ohio Power and Light in Newark. Anna was a full-time homemaker after marriage but did work part time for the Springfield Public Library in the late 60’s until moving to Pickerington in 1972. She was very active in her church, Epiphany Lutheran, where she sang in the choir, was a circle member, volunteered for many events, and was the church librarian for 15 years.
Anna was a longtime member of the Pickerington Garden Club. She shared her love for gardening and sewing by being a Fairfield County 4-H Advisor for 10 years. Anna, along with her husband Fred, were very active with the Pickerington High School Marching Band from 1972-1981. Anna also enjoyed writing and was often featured in the Huntington Hills Holler newsletter.
Along with her parents, Anna is preceded in death by her husband, Fred Weber; three siblings, Lillian (Bale) Roof ‘42, Warren Bale ’47 and Weyland Bale ’43; and her grandson, Adam Weber.
Anna is survived by her children, Karl (Kim) Weber, Lisa (Mickey) McCarthy, Jane (Mick) Peterson, 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.