KEWANEE - Alice M. Weiss, 91, of Kewanee, died at 4:05 PM, Thursday, December 19, 2013 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, December 23 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Linnea Gustafson will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Evergreen Memory Gardens in rural Kewanee. Memorials may be directed to a charity of the donor’s choice.
She was born March 10, 1922 in Kewanee, the daughter of Edward and Augusta (Schultz) Girkin. She married Leonard W. Weiss on August 10, 1968 in Kewanee. He survives, as do two daughters, Kris Gavin of Wyoming, IL and Kathy (Dan) Andris of Gilbert, AZ, two grandchildren, Tara (Darin) Pauls and Jared (Martiann) Gavin and four great grandchildren, Maximus and Maia Pauls and Payton and Braden Gavin. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a sister.
Alice graduated from Kewanee High School in 1939. She worked as a secretary at Ratliff Brothers and Company for several years until her retirement in 1975. She was a member of Lutheran Church of Redeemer. Alice enjoyed painting artwork. This obituary may be viewed and private condolences left at www.ruxfuneralhome.com.