Wallace Weiss


Wallace Ervin Weiss, 87, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Burlington, Iowa, died Feb. 22, 2011.

The memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on April 1, 2011, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Burlington. Interment with honors will be at 4 p.m., graveside at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Burlington.

Survivors include his daughter, Linda Rawson of Edwardsville, Ill.; son, Kevin Weiss of Fort Worth, Texas; daughter, Carol Ann Gruendl of Sarasota, Fla.; brothers, Jim Weiss of Burlington, Robert Weiss of Reno, Nev. and Richard Weiss of Burlington; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his son, David Weiss.


Wallace was a Private First Class in World War II and Bronze Star recipient in the U.S. Army. He was also a volunteer for Venice Regional Medical Center in Venice, Fla.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John’s and Paul’s Church, 700 Division St., Burlington, IA 52601.

Arrangements under the direction of National Cremation & Burial Society, Sarasota, Fla.

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