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Gottfried WEISS-988
Gottfried WEISS-988
B. 5 Mar 1885
Ardceese, Russia
D. 28 Apr 1958
Burlington, Colorado

 

Children
 1. William WEISS
 2. Otto WEISS-968
 3. Albert WEISS-992
 4. Emma (Bertha) K. WEISS-993
 5. Reinard WEISS-727
   
 Notes:
Burial Place:
Fairview Cemetery
Burlington, Colorado

Archive File:
1910 Census
Land Patent Grant


  

Time Line:


 

Pedigree Chart
Grandfather
Unknown
Carl WEISS-234
B. 9 April 1837
Old Areis, Russia
D. 11 November 1920
Bethune, Colorado
Father
Unknown
Gottfried WEISS-988
B. 5 Mar 1885
Ardceese, Russia
D. 28 Apr 1958
Burlington, Colorado
Grandmother
Grandfather
         Mother
Unknown
Katherine STADEL-1278
B. 20 Jan 1838
D. Russia *
Unknown
Grandmother
Spouse
Mary WEISS-989
B. 28 Mar 1887
Bessarabia, Russia
D. 18 May 1963
Burlington, Colorado
 

Obituary

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Gottfried Weiss  -- 1958

     Gottfried Weiss, age 73 years, 1 month and 23 days, son of Carl and Katherine (Statle) Weiss, was born in Ardceese, Russia, March 5, 1885, and was baptized March 21, 1885, in the Lutheran church.  He was confirmed in the Lutheran faith in Ardceese, Russia, April 2, 1900.
    Gottfried and his parents came to America in 1902, moving to Bethune, where he homesteaded his farm northwest of town.  In 1907 he was united in holy matrimony to Mary Weiss at Bethune, in Immanuel Lutheran church.  To this union five children were born: William Weiss of Ipswich, S.D., Otto Weiss of Bethune, Emma Bauder of Burlington, Albert Weiss of Bethune, and Reinard Weiss of Burlington.
    He resided on his farm from 1902 until 1952.  In 1935 Gottfried and his family went to.  California, but after a few months came back to the farm.  In 1952 he sold his farm and moved to Burlington.
    He enjoyed good health until 1952 when he began to fail.  In November, 1957, he became more seriously ill, and on April 10, 1958 was taken to the Memorial hospital in Burlington where he passed away on April 28 at 11:00 p.m.
    He and his family were members of Immanuel Lutheran church, Bethune, until moving to Burlington when he transferred his membership to St. Paul Lutheran church.  He was a faithful church member all his life and a very kind father.
    Gottfried and his wife, Mary, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 16, 1957, with all the children and their families present, together, with Rev.  Flesner and Rev.  Boese from Immanuel Lutheran church, and many friends and relatives.  He is survived by his wife, five children, 16 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters.  His two step sisters, parents and one sister preceded him in death.
    Funeral services were held Friday, May 5, at two o'clock at St. Paul's Lutheran church, with Pastor D. W. Flesner officiating. earers were Arnold Bauder, Milbert Beringer, Eilert Weiss, Larry Weiss, Fred Ziegler, Jake Weisshaar.  Burial was at Fairview cemetery.

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