Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
Maria Weiss, 75, 16 Circle Dr., New Bremen, died at 11:40 p.m. Oct. 4, 2009, at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born on March 2, 1934, in Ideciul De Sus, Romania, to Johann and Maria Weiss Weiss. On Oct. 9, 1954, in Canada, she married George Weiss, who survives in New Bremen.
Other survivors are her children, Monika Weiss of Houston, Texas, Reinhard (Diane) Weiss of Cincinnati, and Erich (Christy) Weiss, North Canton; a brother, Johann Weiss; a sister, Katherina Karschti, both of Germany; and five grandchildren.
In 1996, she retired from Crown Equipment Corporation in New Bremen after 23 years. She was a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial is at the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 9 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the services at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church memorial fund or to the World Vision Organization.
Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen is entrusted with arrangements.