Kermit William Weeks, 65, of Park Rapids, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, following injuries received during a logging accident at his home.
He was born Feb. 6, 1948 in Park Rapids to Virgil and Mila Mae (Middleton) Weeks. Kermit grew up on the family farm near Osage, spending a brief time in Iron Mountain. He attended elementary schools in Osage and high school in Park Rapids, graduating in 1966.
Kermit was an active member of the Straight Lake Pirates 4-H Club as a child and FFA during high school. He enjoyed the outdoors, working on the farm and hunting with his father.
After graduation Kermit served his country in the United States Air Force.
He worked for North Shore Mining for several years and then as a trucker and logger for 40 years, including Huseby Logging in Silver Bay and RDO Truck Center.
Kermit married Nancy Brown in 1992 and they gave birth to daughter, Kymberly.
Kermit was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by wife, Nancy Weeks; daughter, Kymberly; stepsons, Robert, Thomas and Johnathon Dobbelaere; sisters, Mila (Neanie) Slover of Fargo, N.D., Kay Cain of Park Rapids and Bette Jo (Danny) Frieler of Sauk Center; brothers, Lloyd Wayne (Sheila) Weeks of Grand Rapids and Roy (Jeanine) Eaton of Decatur, Texas; 10 grandchildren, 12 nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and nephews and cousins all around the United States.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids.
Visitation: one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left for the family at: www.jonespearson.com.