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Catherine Christine Weis

February 19, 1917 July 8, 2013
Catherine Christine Weis
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Obituary for Catherine Christine Weis

Worthington, MN

      Catherine Christine Weis (Zens) was born February 19, 1917, in Epiphany, SD, to Frank and Catherine (Schmitt) Zens.
      She was baptized and confirmed in Epiphany. She attended St. Mary’s School in Epiphany, SD. She moved to Minnesota with her family in 1937.
      She was united in Marriage to Philip Christ Weis on October 4, 1943 in Currie. They lived and farmed north of Dovray until they moved to Worthington in 1964, where she worked at Campbell’s Soup until her retirement in February 1980.
      She enjoyed playing cards, watching her beloved Twins baseball, cooking, quilting, crossword puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.
      Catherine died on Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN.
      She is survived by 4 daughters: Mary (Robert) Anderson, Dorothy (Douglas) Kuehl, Helen (Lee) Peterson and Jan Johnson, all from Westbrook; 3 sons: John (Jane) Weis, Avoca, Keith Weis, Dovray and Robert (Seung) Sierra Vista, AZ; and 13 Grandchildren: Dale (Deb) Anderson, Dean (Lori) Anderson, Kelly (Dave) Beaty, Scott (Tami) Kuehl, Jeffery (Kelly) Weis, Staci (John) Bonacorrsi, Monte (Susie) Kuehl, Janae (Randy) Appel, Janelle (Todd) Engstrom, Jamie (Robin) Weis, Nichole Duft, Jesse Johnson and Jolynn (Mike) Edwards; 25 great grandchildren, brother Leo Zens, Glenwood and sister Serene Beierman, Pierz; and numerous relatives and friends.
      Catherine was preceded in death by her parents, infant son (Thomas), husband, 3 brothers: Wilfrid, Arnold and Herman and 2 sisters: Theresa Lunders and Gertrude Zens.
      Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington, MN, with Father Cathal Gallagher officiating. Burial will be in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery in Currie, MN.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a rosary at 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington.


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