George Walter Weiss
George W. Weiss
90, passed away Monday, November 16th. He was born January 12, 1925 in Bakersfield, California, the son of Frank A. and Alice G. (Gates) Weiss. Growing up in Grapevine, California and Grants Pass Oregon, George attended local schools and joined the U.S. Navy in 1942. He retired from the Navy after 28 years. On November 29, 1969 He married Louise Mayes. All of their married life was spent in rural Abilene. George had been employed by Ehrsam’s, later becoming C.E., retiring in the 1980’s. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family, hunting and fishing, reading and his library of about 3000 books. George was preceded in death by infant daughters Carol Ann and Susan Marie Weiss.
Survived by: Wife Louise Weiss Abilene
2 Daughters Cheryl Davis Newport, OR
Janel Weiss Bellingham, WA
Step Son John Mayes Jr. Abilene
Brother Joe Weiss San Jose, CA
Step Grandchildren Joanna Waggoner Hesston
Kathryn Erk Hays
Great-Grandchildren Jessie Waggoner Hesston
Ryan Waggoner Hesston
Cody Waggoner Heston
Graveside services and interment will be 2:00 PM Thursday, November 19th, at the Bethel Cemetery with Pastor Jason Kohler officiating. The family suggests memorial contributions in his name be made to the Hospice of Dickinson County. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home, POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.