PRICE/SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Anthony Justin Weber, born April 23, 1971, quietly passed away of unknown causes on April 1, 2009 in his home in Santa Monica, Calif.
Justin attended schools in West Valley and Price. Graduated from Evergreen High School, Evergreen, Colo., in 1989. This summer, he would have celebrated his 20th year class reunion.
He attended one and one-half years at the University of Utah and graduated magna cum laude from UCLA in 1996 in accounting/business economics and the Graduate Realty Institute of California.
As business partners, Justin and Jack Graniti successfully established, operated and sold three Dagwood's Italian Restaurants in Santa Monica, Calif. They then pursued and were unbelievably successful in the real estate business, establishing and operating Pacifica West Properties in Santa Monica, Calif., for the last 10 years.
Justin was a member of the California and National Association of Realtors, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, LA Real Estate Investment Club, UCLA Alumni and Bruins in Business, Business Alliance of Los Angeles and the Slovenian National Benefit Society.
Justin was preceded in death by his parents, Mary Kathleen "Shorty" Yoklavich and Gerald Albert "Jerry" Weber; his grandparents, Albert and Hannah Weber and Anthony John and Hilda Kraync Yoklavich; his uncle, Randy Weber; and cousins, Camille Ann Yoklavich, Michael John Davis and Alex Yoklavich. He is survived by his business partner and closest friend, Jack Graniti of Santa Monica, Calif.; his brother and sister-in-law, Scott and Claudia Weber, and their children, Alexander, Celeste, Giselle and Christine of Mebane, N.C.; relatives of the Fredricksen, Weber and Yoklavich families; his two devoted schnauzers, Winston White Paws and Oliver; as well as numerous good friends.
Services were April 8 in Santa Monica, Calif. Justin was laid to rest in Wood Lawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, Calif.
Family and friends of Justin will greatly miss his effervescent smile and infectious laugh.
He will always be remembered for his generosity, his compassion for others, his love of life and, especially, his deep devotion to his "Grandma Hilda" Yoklavich.