Ila Jean Weyant, age 97, of Guttenberg, IA, died Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at River Living Center in Guttenberg, IA. She was born on November 4, 1924 to Frank and Maggie (Noack) Moser in rural Osterdock IA. She was baptized in 1966 at the Methodist Church in Guttenberg.
Ila attend the local country school until she reached the 8th grade. When she was just eighteen years old she met a man who would become the love of her life, Russell Weyant. They were married on February 12, 1942 and to this union they were blessed with six beautiful children.
Ila and Russell lived a great life together with their children, while he worked she stayed home to be with her children and raised them to be the fine ladies and men that they are today. She would be found in her spare time later in life playing dice with her family and friends, doing jumbo word searches, or watching the favorite baseball team the cubs play their hearts out. She was so ecstatic when they won their more recent world series.
She leaves behind her favorite dice players her children: Barb Herman, Owen “Pete” Weyant, Judy Weyant, Tom Weyant, Lori (Raymond) Horstman, nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren, two sisters, Marjorie Hefel, and Ivanelle Bolsinger, along with many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Ila is preceded in death by her parents, husband Russell, granddaughter Courtney Weyant Eglseder, Son in Law Robert Herman, Daughter and son in Law Jane (Greg) Hefel, daughter in law Dorothy Weyant, and five brothers and four sisters.
In Lieu of flowers and all types of sympathany the family asks that you make your donations to Bethal, Guttenberg City Cemetery.