Harry J. "Snoopy" Weiss
Harry J. "Snoopy" Weiss, 74, of Manitowoc passed away Wednes-day, Dec. 20, 2006 at Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc.
He was born in Tomahawk on Dec. 31, 1931 to the late Harry and Amanda (nee Cutman) Weiss.
In 1951, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served in Korea.
After returning home to Tomahawk, Harry was united in marriage to Nancy Jo Peterson on Oct. 6, 1956 at Grace Lutheran Church in Tomahawk.
They made their home in Tomahawk until moving to West Bend in 1968, and Harry started working for the Gehl Co. He re-tired in 1988.
Nancy preceded him in death on May 29, 1993, and in 1998 Harry moved in with his daughter, Tanya, in Manitowoc.
Harry enjoyed spending time with his family. He also enjoyed hunting, bowling, fishing, racecars, bingo and talking on his CB radio. His CB handle was "Snoopy."
Harry was a member of the AMVETS Post 99 in Manitowoc.
He is survived by nine children, Cynthia (Jack) Carter of Newburg, Rhonda (Mark) Lop-pnow of West Bend, Brenda (Walter) Grotelueschen, John Weiss and Elisa Weiss, all of Newburg, Tanya (Dennis) Klein of Manitowoc, Victoria Oestreich and Dana (Eric) Staples, both of Newburg, and Bradley (Loni) Weiss of Merrill; 17 grandchildren, Brooke, Brandon and Paige Carter, Britney, Bethany and Ashley Loppnow, Amanda Grotelueschen, Eric Weiss and Jacob Carstenson, Kylie and Jared Weiss, Cassandra Weiss, Matthew and Nicholas Oestreich, William and Abigail Staples, and Jordon Erickson; two sisters, Irene Taylor of Wausau and Joyce Greening of Neenah; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Peterson of Wausau and Marion (George) Mondeik of Gleason; nieces, nephews; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Nina Reeves; three brothers, Robert Weiss, Edward "Bud" Weiss and Herbert Weiss; his parents-in-law, Oscar and Helen Peterson; four brothers-in-law, Ellis V. Peterson, Carl Greening, James Taylor and Carl Reeves; and a grandson, Justin L. Staples.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 29, at noon at Lutheran Memorial Lutheran Church in Gleason.
Rev. Steven Anderson will officiate, and burial will follow in Gleason Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home in West Bend, from 4 until 7 p.m., and Friday at the church in Gleason from 11 a.m. until the time of services.
Online condolences and guest book may be found at www. myrhum-patten.com.