Robert E. Weidner; Longtime Nurseryman

Robert E. Weidner, 74, owner of Weidner's Begonia Gardens in Leucadia, Calif., for many years the largest foliage plant nursery in California. He began his business in Buena Park in 1948 and moved to La Habra before settling in Leucadia. His many honors include Man of the Year awards by the California State Florist Assn. and the California Assn. of Nurserymen. In Encinitas on Jan. 10 of kidney failure.

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