Anna Schlichenmayer – 2003
The Burlington Record July 10, 2003
Anna Louise was born Aug. 15, 1915, to Martin and
Lydia (Schmidke) Weiss at their home north of Bethune. Anna was baptized,
confirmed and a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She attended a
country school through the eight grade and later was employed by the Harvey Wood
family. Then on June 29, 1935, she was married to R.O. (Sport) Schlichenmayer by
To this union six children were born: Geraldine,
Phyllis, Lee, Ray, Dale and Linda. Her time was occupied raising a family,
having large gardens, canning and crafts. She took great pride in making quilts
for all family members. She also made many, many other quilts and lap robes for
Immanuel Lutheran Ladies Aid.
Anna continued to live on the farm until March 2003, when she
was moved to grace Manor Care Center. She remained there until her death on
Monday, June 20, 2003, at the age of 97 years, 10 months and 15 days.
She is survived by children: Geraldine Carter of Lometa,
Texas, Phyllis Hall of Lometa, Taxas, Lee and Jaque of Greeley, Dale of Greeley
and Linda Coles of St. Francis. She was a very special grandma to 16
grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She is
also survived by two brothers, Dan and wife Virginia Weiss of Bethune, David
Weiss of Burlington; and three sisters – Irene Adolf of Burlington, as well as
Hulda Kniss of Murrary, Utah, and Amanda Hull of Tucson, Ariz., as well as a
host of nieces, nephews and friends. Her husband, Sport, her patents, son Ray
and two brothers, Carl and James Weiss preceded her in death.