Born 2-28-1917 - Died 1-31-2005
Bertha Alice Weiss, 87, of Alton died Jan. 31, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer.
Born Feb. 28, 1917, in Republic, Kan., she was the daughter of Frank and Mary J. Millern.
She retired from the Denver, Colo., public school system in the 1970s after nearly 30 years of service.
Survivors include a son, John Weiss of Alton; two grandchildren -- Sara E. Weiss of Springfield, and John Ross Weiss of Cape Girardeau.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Weiss; a son, Robert Weiss; four brothers; and one sister.
A graveside service was Feb. 3 at Many Springs Cemetery with Bob Wiggs officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Clary Funeral Home of Alton.