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Thomas H Weiss

June 18, 1951 — March 1, 2019

Thomas Weiss

Thomas Henry Weiss was born June 18, 1951 at Chase County Hospital to Donald and Anastacia (Shutze) Weiss.
Tom was raised on the family farm northwest of Imperial and graduated from Chase County High School in 1969. After graduation Tom enlisted in the United States Navy and worked as an Aviation Machinist on the P-3 Aircraft performing regular and scheduled maintenance. On November 21, 1973, Tom was Honorably Discharged from the Navy and returned to Southwest Nebraska.
On May 20, 1978, Tom married Catherine A. Gillen and to this union three children were born; Jennifer, Matthew and Christopher. The family lived in McCook, Champion, and Imperial with Tom and Cate finally settling on the Weiss Family farm in 2007.
Tom loved diversity and had many occupations during his life including farming, trucking, and electrical; finally starting Weiss Electric in 2003.
In his free time, Tom loved hunting, fishing, riding his motorcycles, playing cards and spending time with friends and family.

Tom passed away Friday evening, March 1, 2019, at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie, Wyoming. He was 67 years of age.

Survivors include:
Wife: Catherine of Imperial, NE.
Daughter: Jennifer of Laramie, WY.
Son: Matthew and wife Leann of Enders, NE.
Son: Christopher of Imperial, NE.
Granddaughters: Cyanne and Alyssa Weiss of Enders, NE
Brothers: Bill Weiss, Loup City, NE
Don Weiss Jr. of Imperial, NE
Joe Weis (Jeanie) of Imperial, NE
Sisters: Carolyn Huckabee (Tom) of West Palm Beach, FL
Mary Lewis (Patrick) Cheyenne, WY
Mother-In-Law: Betty Gillen of McCook, NE
Numerous nieces and nephews

Tom was preceded in death by his Parents and Grandparents

A Rosary will be recited Friday evening, March 8th, 2019, 7:00 P.M. (MT) at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church of Imperial with Fr. Bernard Lorenz officiating.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday morning, March 9th, 2019, 10:30 A.M. (MT) at the Champion Community Building, Champion, NE, with Kent Swink officiating.

A private family inurnment will occur at a later date.

A memorial has been suggested to the Chase County Cancer Walk

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Service Schedule

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Friday, March 8, 2019

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

126 East 7th Street, Imperial, NE 69033

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Champion Community Building

, Champion, NE 69023

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