1939 - 2010Updated Thursday December 6, 2012 by Kitchener Sports Association.
Donna Wilson Weber was born in Listowel in 1939. Through her volunteerism in the sporting community, Weber has been a sports builder in Waterloo Region.
Weber has been honoured with a Life Membership in the Kitchener Minor Hockey Association in 1993, and she was recognized by The Canadian Hockey Association in 2001 for outstanding service to minor hockey. Weber was selected as Kitchener Minor Baseball's Volunteer of the Year in 1995 and as Kitchener Minor Hockey's Volunteer of the Year in 2003.
Weber made significant contributions to the Sponsored Children’s Program of Minor Hockey; to the World Women’s Hockey Championship held in Kitchener in 1997; to the National Junior Baseball Championship from 1995 to 2000; to the Parade of History Walls at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium and the Waterloo Recreation Centre; and to the World Fastball Championships held in Kitchener in 2002.
Weber received the Queen’s Gold Medal Jubilee Award in 2002 from the Government of Canada for service to Country and Community. Together with her husband John, she has been involved extensively in hockey, baseball, fastball, their church and many other community activities. On April 4, 2009 John and Donna were honoured at the Mayors' Dinner - both are Hall of Fame inductees.
Donna and her husband John are parents of three children, Deborah, David and John-Michael and they have two grandchildren, Tyler and Jared.