Funeral services for Steven Weber to take place Tuesday

Funeral services to be held Tuesday for Steven Weber

(WAFB) - Family and friends of a man who drowned while trying to propose to his girlfriend in Tanzania are preparing to say their final goobyes Tuesday.

Steven Weber’s funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Our lady of Mercy Church. Visitation is from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and the Catholic mass starts at 10:30 a.m. Weber’s family says everyone is welcome to attend.

Weber will be buried at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. A celebration of life for Weber is will be hosted at his parent’s home at 4191 Downing Drive in Baton Rouge.

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On Sept. 20, Weber’s girlfriend, Kenesha Antoine, posted about his passing on Facebook. Her post included the video of Weber trying to propose to her underwater while she was in their underwater room during their trip to Tanzania. However, she said Weber did not reach the surface.

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