Ariel "A.J." Jere' Weddle
October 5, 1992 - June 18, 2012


Ariel "A.J." Jere' Weddle
Oct 5, 1992 - Jun 18, 2012


Ariel Jere' "A.J." Weddle, 19 of South Sioux City, NE passed away at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, NY on Monday, June 18, 2012 from complications of cystic fibrosis.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 22, 2012 at River Hills Church in South Sioux City, NE with Pastor Kevin Roach officiating. Burial will be in Omaha Valley Cemetery in rural Homer, NE. Visitation will be held at the Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City, NE on Thursday, June 21, 2012 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., with the family present at 6:00 P.M. Online condolences may be posted at

Ariel was born in Yankton, SD on October 5, 1992, the daughter of George R. and Elizabeth K. (Coffman) Weddle. She lived in South Sioux City, NE. She graduated from South Sioux City High School in 2011. During high school she worked at Hy-Vee in South Sioux City. She attended Western Iowa Tech. before moving to New York a few weeks ago.

She attended River Hills' bible school class, and was a real communicator on Facebook.

Survivors include her parents, George (Nancy) Weddle of South Sioux City, NE and Elizabeth Coffman of Phoenix, AZ; her fiance', Ismael "Izzy" Rosales; brothers, Daniel Weddle of Sioux City, IA, Jonathon (Ashley) Lacy of Dakota City, NE, Derek Lacy of South Sioux City, NE, and Jaicob and Alex Zangari of Phoenix, AZ; 1 niece, Mylee Lacy of Dakota City, NE; grandparents, Gerald Weddle of Ohio, Betty Weddle of Waco, TX, Ken Coffman of Phoenix, AZ, Darlene (Byron) Kruse of Mapleton, IA; her entire family from Arizona and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Ariel was preceded in death by her grandmother, Carol Townsend-Hull.


Loraea on Jun 25, 2012

Ariel was always so full of life and no matter what happened in her life she always had a smile on her face. Ariel lived every day to the fullest and knew how to make everyone around her laugh. Life will never be the same without her but I am grateful for every moment I was with her.

elizabeth coffman on Jun 25, 2012

my girl ,you are the strongest girl i have ever known .your smile worth millions ,your ambition outragous.your laugh out loud beautiful.I imagine your wings spread open wide ,you are now a angel in gods heaven .breathe easy baby girl .love momma

dianne mullins rn on Jun 23, 2012

Dear family of Ariel,
I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter. So young, with her whole life ahead.
I wish to share comfort from the scriptures.
We may wonder why? or if their is anything to look forward to?
Jesus well knew the Bible statement:" Time and unforeseen occurrence befall them all"[Ecclesiastes 9:11]. He knew that
sometimes bad things just happen.
The wonderful future resurrection hope is the promise found at John 5:28,29.
Revelation 21:3,4 states that death will be no more. and pain
will be no more, the former things will have passed away.
Our Creator, Jehovah God, by means of his son Jesus, is going to undo the tragedies that touch our lives today.
As you read these scriptures in your Bible, may they comfort you.
sincerely dianne mullins

Maggie Hale on Jun 22, 2012

I was Ariel's para/aide in South Sioux Middle School . I truely enjoyed having Ariel and working with her. She was always one of the smarter ones in class. She will truely be missed. We love you Ariel. Ms.Hale

Kelly Wiese on Jun 22, 2012

I was Ariel's first grade teacher. She was such a nice girl and always wanted to help me and her classmates. I was so sad to hear of her passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends.

Claire on Jun 22, 2012

Ariel was such a sweetheart in high school. She was always bubbly and wanted to be friends with everyone. I was so sad to hear about this.

Diane on Jun 21, 2012

Ariel a beautiful angel always smiling very strong a motivated young lady , Rest in peace a butterfly set free

cindy gilmore on Jun 21, 2012

Ariel, i have only met you a few times, through your Uncle Scott, but you were a funny, energetic and full of life person i have ever met. you will be very much missed by all you have met and touched.

Joslyn on Jun 21, 2012

We All Love You Ariel.. Well All See You Soon

Uncle Dick and Aunt Saundra on Jun 21, 2012

We never had the opportunity to get to know Ariel but what a lovely young lady she must have been. She accomplished a lot in her short life. May good memories help everyone to smile as they grieve the loss of a loved one. We pray that God gives everyone the strength and peace to endure this sadness.

molly on Jun 21, 2012

i miss you so much rip ariel

molly on Jun 21, 2012

Mohr Funeral Home on Jun 20, 2012


Vince on Jun 20, 2012

Ariel's Lament
A Poem By Vincint Zangari
18 June 2012

A little girl went to heaven today,
the angels came and took her away.

She had a genetic defect,
some people called it a disease.

Why?! Because she couldn't eat,
because she couldn't breathe?!

She just wanted to be normal,
she didn't want to take medicine
just so she could breathe.

The angels have her in Heaven now,
she is finally free...

Jess Anderson on Jun 20, 2012

didnt know you very well, but had some laughs the couple of times i did see ya. Rest in Peace

jj anderson on Jun 20, 2012

Rest in peace Ariel you'll be missed

Charlotte M. Donald on Jun 20, 2012

Baby Girl, I will miss you so much. You were a shining light in this world. I remember making Grandma Miller's cookies & telling you about how your Uncle Jeff loved them. Your mom too. You are finally at rest now. I know it was meant to be but it is hard. We that are left behind will carry on your fight to try & find a cure for CF. We love you & miss you always.
Great Aunt Charlotte

Ashley Chick on Jun 20, 2012

My favorite memory of Ariel would probably be when we were younger we would spend the night at my sisters house & we would be in Ariel's room singing out loud to the Backstreet Boys! :)

Debby Anderson on Jun 20, 2012

Ariel you will be missed by many, your presence in this world left so many with beautiful memories. Rest in peace



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Mohr Funeral Home, South Sioux City
1431 West 29th Street
South Sioux City, Nebraska 68776
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The family will be present beginning at 6:00 P.M.


River Hills Church-South Sioux City
1101 5th Avenue
South Sioux City, Nebraska 68776
11:00 AM


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