Obituary: Allen Joseph Weber Sr.

Thoroughbred owner and trainer, Allen Joseph “Chew” Weber, age 80, through the Mercy of Our Lord was called from this World to eternal life on January 19th, 2018 at 4:31 p.m. at Ochsner Medical Center in Kenner. He was born on November 27th, 1937 in Norco, LA to the late Clifford Joseph and Gertie St. Pierre Weber.

He is survived by his sister, Dorothy (Dot) Canatella, and his brother Joseph Clifford “Peanut” Weber and his sister-in-law, Leah Gonor Weber. He was preceeded in death by his brother, Daniel Joseph Weber, and his brother-in-law, B.J. “Sweet” Canatella. He was also preceeded in death by his first wife, Marguerite Beber Weber Jackson, and his second wife Barbara Calvert and his great-granddaugher, Shelby Martine Wenning.

He leaves behind his loving and devoted children to cherish his memory and the many happy times they shared: His daughter, Terri and son-in-law, Kenneth Wenning, Sr., his sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie & Kim, Allen & Gail, David, Todd & Mindi, Christopher Weber, and his step-son and stepdaughter-in-law, Todd Pannell and Laurie.

He was the proud grandfather of Kenny, Jr. (Allyson) & Dr. Derick (Rebekah) Wenning; Blythe (Benny) Gary, Dane (Jenna), Jordan (Brittany), David, Jr., Candace (Ryan), Blake, Brandan, Lacey (Bryant), Andrew, Dylan, Krystal, and Bethany Weber. His great grand-children, Kanon Gilbert, Luca Weber, Elise, Jake, Eli and Hailey Wenning.

Left behind to cherish his memory were many special nieces and nephews, family members and friends, especially, Taylor Schexsnayder and Belinda Mauduit.

Mass of Christian Burial at was held at SACRED HEART OF JESUS, 401 Spruce Street, Norco, on Tuesday afternoon, January 23, 2018.  An online guestbook is available at