September 12, 1923 - March 1, 2013
Visitation: March 4, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Brian Mark Funeral Home
Funeral Service: March 5, 2013
Time: 10:00 am
Location: St. John's Lutheran Church
Memorials: A memorial fund is being established in his name.
Walter E. Weiss
On March 1, 2013 The Lord Jesus kept His promise to Walter when He came and took him through the valley of the shadow of death to Eternal Life with Him in paradise. He was born September 12, 1923 to the late Walter and Ida (Hauer) Weiss in Perry Oklahoma. Walter enlisted into the U.S. Army and served his Country during WW II until his honorable discharge. He attended Oklahoma State University, Stillwater earning a degree in Accounting. Walter married Audrey Geier on October 13, 1951 in St. Louis, MO. He worked at Fairbanks Morse in Accounting & Information Services for 40 years, retiring in 1989. While working at Fairbanks he volunteered as an auditor for 37 years at First Community Credit Union. Faith and Family were the cornerstones of Walter’s life. He was a longtime and active member at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Walter enjoyed gardening, yard work and wood working. He adored his children & grandchildren, always emphasizing the importance of faith and kindness. Walter will be fondly remembered as a kind and humble husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey Weiss; his son David (Sherri) Weiss; his two daughters, Janet (Dean) Bergelin and Sharon (Daniel) Summers; eight grandchildren, Andrew, Amanda (Matt), Naomi, Ainsleigh, Gabrielle, Rebekah, David and Kyle; his brother, Arthur Weiss and cousins, nieces, nephews and many special friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his infant son, Walter David Weiss.
Walter’s Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1000 Bluff St., Beloit with Rev. Jonah Burakowski officiating. Friends will be received on Monday in the BRIAN MARK FUNERAL HOME, 1000 Inman Parkway from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Tuesday at the Church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Following the service the cortege will process to Eastlawn Cemetery for interment. A memorial is being established in his name. Please share a memory or a condolence with the Weiss family on our website.