Ursula Weber Antonetz (May 31, 1930 - December 29, 2010)

POSTED BY: Hillis, Combs & Nestor Funeral Home
Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 03:33 PM

Ursula Weber Antonetz, 80, of Zanesville died peacefully in her residence surrounded by family members in the early hours of December 29 following a long illness. She is the wife of the late Rudolph “Rudy” Antonetz. She is survived by her ten children: Mike, Rudolph “Pete”, Doug, Ursula “Babette” (Craig) VanHorn, Andy (Charlotte), Matt, Mark (Julie), John (Heather), Alex, and Steve (Heather), and 19 grandchildren, her siblings, Margaret (Tom) Quinn and William (Bridget) Weber, Jr. She is preceded in death in addition to her husband by her parents William Sr. and Barbara (Sutton) Weber, and by a son William. In addition to raising 11 children, Ursula was active for many years in the Democratic Party including managing campaigns for both Senators John Glenn and Howard Metzenbaum. She was a member of the Muskingum County Democratic Executive Committee and was an Ohio Delegate to the 1960 Democratic Convention. She was active with the Muskingum County Board of Elections and retired from the Zanesville Municipal Court working with Judge Howard “Butch” Zwelling. Ursula was active in volunteering for the community including the “Meals on Wheels” program, serving on the Board of the YMCA and the Zanesville Community Center and a volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospice. The family will receive friends Sunday Jan. 2 from 5 to 8pm at Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave., where the funeral services will be held at 3pm Monday Jan 3 with Howard “Butch” Zwelling officiating. Burial will conclude in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Zanesville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Genesis Hospice & Palliative Care, 713 Forest Ave. Zanesville, OH 43701-9836. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit www.HillisHardwickFH.com <http://www.HillisHardwickFH.com>

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