Lt. Col. Mark Weber is laid to rest at Fort Snelling Cemetery

A funeral service and interment were held today for Rosemount resident and Minnesota National Guard Lt. Col. Mark Weber, who died on Thursday, June 13, after a three-year cancer battle. Minnesota National Guard Chaplain Col. John Morris offered words of encouragement to a crowd of about 100 people who gathered at Fort Snelling National Cemetery for the interment. Family members and friends paid their final respects to Weber as a 21-gun salute was fired and Taps was played. An American flag was presented Weber’s wife Kristin and three sons – Matthew, Joshua and Noah – and his parents Dennis and Illean Weber. A funeral service was held prior to the interment at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Apple Valley.  Photos by Rick Orndorf