In Memory

Mainord Weaver - Class Of 1939

Mainord Monroe Weaver of Kalamazoo, age 97, passed away peacefully on December 25, 2014 at Upjohn Community Care Center in Kalamazoo. He was born on December 11, 1917 in Iowa and lived the majority of his life in the Kalamazoo area. Mainord was a WW II combat glider pilot, First Air Commando, CBI and was awarded the air medal and two bronze stars. He received his bachelors and masters degrees in Education from Western Michigan University on a track scholarship. Mainord was a beloved and proud Comstock Public Schools principal at East and North Elementary Schools. He was a private pilot, EAA member, who loved to construct planes, an avid reader, sports fan and a naturalist. His wife Charlotte, the love of his life, was also a beloved teacher at Comstock North Elementary School. She preceded Mainord in death. He is survived by their son, Steve (Margie) of Kalamazoo and two grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Millie and Gladys; and two brothers, Harvey and Joe. Mainord was preceded in death by siblings, Elmer, Viola, Helen, Hazel, Ester Jane and Marilyn.