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Lenora ADOLF Weiss-969
Lenora ADOLF-969
B. 7 Apr 1915
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 3 Mar 2007
Goodland, Kansas


 1. Eilert WEISS-964
 2. Aldene WEISS-1177
 3. Elaine WEISS-1178
Burial Place: 
Fairview Cemetery
Burlington, Colorado


Pedigree Chart
August ADOLF-235
B. Mar 1862
Briene, Bessarabia, South Russia
D. 1948
Yakima, Washington
Christian (Chris) Fred ADOLF-447
B. 25 Sep 1895
D. 2 Mar 1963
Katherine RICHTER-236
B. 1864
D. 1930
Lenora ADOLF-969
B. 7 Apr 1915
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 3 Mar 2007
Goodland, Kansas
Johann WEISSHAAR-367
B. 5 Nov 1863
D. 6 Dec 1916
Margaret (Maggie) WEISSHAAR-987
B. 5 Nov 1894
Idalia, Colorado
D. 26 May 1993
Burlington, Colorado
Christina WILHELM-368
B. 11 Apr 1865
D. 28 Feb 1946
Married  25 Jan 1934  [Cert# 62]
Burlington, Colorado
Otto WEISS-968
B. 21 Mar 1910
Bethune, Colorado
D. 2 Nov 1997
Burlington, Colorado


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Lenora Weiss -2007
The Burlington Record, Burlington, Colorado Thursday, March 8, 2007

Lenora Henrietta Adolf was born April 7, 1915 north of Bethune. She was the only child of Margaret and Christian Adolf.  In 1917, Margaret married Ed Stahlecker. To this union was born 3 sons and 3 daughters.
On Saturday, March 3, 2007, Lenora went to be with her Lord and Savior. She passed away at the Goodland Regional Medical Center in Goodland, Kan.

Lenora was baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church. She was confirmed in the church on May 29, 1931.
On Jan. 25, 1934, Lenora was married to Otto Weiss. God blessed this union with three children. Eilert, Aldene and Elaine. Lenora and Otto were engaged in farming for most of her life. She also worked at Orth's Department Store for many years in the dry goods department. She was a wonderful cook, seamstress and homemaker. She was also very active in the community as well as her church. Lenora and Otto lived most of their lives in the Bethune area. They also worked a few years in the fish cannery in Sacramento, Calif. In 1993, Lenora and Otto moved to Burlington and remained active members of First St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Otto passed away in 1997 after a wonderful 63 years of marriage.

Lenora moved to the Handy Towers in Goodland in 2001. In 2004, because of declining health, she began living with her daughter Elaine and husband Jay Morrow in their home in Good-land until the time of her death. Preceding Lenora in death were her parents, her husband Otto Weiss,, her son Eilert Weiss in 1989, her daughter Aldene Beringer in 2001 and a grandson Curt Beringer in 1959. She is also preceded by one sister and three brothers.
Left to cherish Lenora's memory are her daughter Elaine Morrow and husband Jay of Good-land, Daughter-in law Geraldine Weiss of Phoenix, Ariz., Son-in-law Milbert Beringer of Bethune. Two sisters Irma Chubback and husband Ray of Goodland, and Wilma Maddox and husband Glen of Burlington, sister-in-law Jeanette Stahlecker of Burlington. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Lenora were at 10:30 a.m., Thursday March 8, 2007 at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Burlington, Pastor Jeff Hanson officiating. Visitation was at Love Funeral Home in Burlington on Wednesday evening March 7, from 6-8 p.m. Memorials may be made in Lenora's name to First St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Burlington and may be left at or sent to The Bank of Burlington, 410 14th Street, Burlington, CO 80807.

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