|Natalie (Tally) Ann Charles Weigand|
|Date Of Birth:||OCtober 3, 1930|
|Date Of Death:||February 27, 2012|
|Service Date:||March 4, 2012|
Natalie (Tally) Ann Charles Weigand, age 81, died Monday afternoon
February 27, 2012 in Bloomington, Indiana surrounded by family and
friends. Born in Kansas City, Missouri on October 3, 1930, she was
the daughter of Francis Eugene and Ruth Astrid Swenson Charles. She
was preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her
husband, James E. Weigand, of Bloomington, sister Marilyn Jean
Charles Karlstrom (Ernest) of Tacoma, Washington. She was the
mother of three children, John Boyard Weigand (Ann) of Cincinnati,
Kathryn Jean Crafton (Dale) of Hanover, Indiana, and David Charles
Weigand (Anna) of Bloomington.
Other survivors include granddaughters Andrea Stalcup Wallace
(Nicholas) of Evansville, Sarah Stalcup, Stephanie Stalcup, Claire
Weigand, Grace Weigand, and step-granddaughter Crisdale Crafton.
Surviving grandsons include Kevin Weigand, Elliott Weigand,
stepgrandsons Trevor Crafton (Sara Beth), Van Crafton, and one
step-great grandson Nash Crafton.
She was graduated from Moline High School, Moline, Illinois in
1948, and from Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, in 1952
with a major in English. In 1953, she married James E. Weigand of
Rock Island. They celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary in
August. Having taught two years in elementary schools, one in
Moline, Illinois and one in Mt. Carroll, Illinois, she quit
teaching to raise their three children. In 1975, she returned to
her teaching profession in the MCCSC in Bloomington, earned a
master's degree in elementary education from Indiana University and
retired in 1990.
The family moved from DeKalb, Illinois to Bloomington in 1962, for
her husband to complete his graduate studies. When he had an
opportunity to teach at Indiana University, they remained in
Bloomington for 50 years. They enjoyed an active lifestyle there.
Her husband's position provided extensive opportunities for her to
travel with him when her schedule permitted.
She was a longtime member of First United Church (American
Baptist-United Church of Christ merger), the PEO Sisterhood, Psi
Iota Xi Philanthropic Sorority, and state and local teaching
organizations. She served as a volunteer at Bloomington Hospital,
was a member of the Bloomington Hospital Foundation Board, and was
active in various Indiana University organizations and
Her hobbies included entertaining friends and her husband's
students, enjoying various kinds of handiwork, with reading being
perhaps her favorite lifelong pastime.
A funeral service will be held at First United Church on Sunday
march 4, 2012 at 2:00PM followed by a reception at the Meadowood
Retirement Community from 3:30PM until 5:00PM. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made in her memory to the Natalie Ann Charles
Weigand Scholarship in the Indiana University Foundation, the
Bloomington Hospital Foundation, or to a charity of one's choice.
Allen Funeral Home 4155 South Old Highway 37 is handling the
arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family at