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James G. Weikert 1950-2024

James G. Weikert, 74, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at his home surrounded by family.

James G. Weikert
James G. Weikert

He was born February 16, 1950 in Gettysburg, PA the son of the late Willard “Jake” Weikert and Virginia Arnold Weikert.

Jim is survived by his wife Dianne Reisinger Weikert of 48+ years.

Jim was a 68 graduate of Gettysburg High School. In his early years he worked part-time for the Gettysburg Borough Police Department.

He was employed at the Gettysburg Area School District for over 30 years as Grounds Crew Supervisor and GASD School Police Assistant Chief until his retirement.

Following his retirement he worked part-time as a school police officer. Jim enjoyed hunting, cruising, casinos and babysitting but most of all time spent with his family.

In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by three children; Jamie Weikert-Smith and her husband Ron of Gettysburg, PA, Clifford Weikert of Gettysburg, PA, Mitch Weikert and his wife Stef of Gettysburg, PA, 3 grandchildren Tristan, Tyler, and Dylan, 5 step-grandchildren Kayla, Cheyenne, Melissa, Sean, Chloe. a great granddaughter Marci, and three sisters; Mary Weikert of Fenwick Island, DE, Sharon Purdy and her husband Mark of Gettysburg, PA, Patty Schrider and her husband Dave of Gettysburg, PA. and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Weikert and a sister, Kathy Weikert.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 7, 2024 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery at a later date.

Online obituary and condolences available at the funeral home’s website.

Celebration of life will be held at the family farm afterwards. Refreshments and food to be provided. Please bring your lawn chairs.


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