Donald "Rudy" Weis

Donald "Rudy" Weis, 82, died on Monday, March 10, 2008 at Villa Loretto Nursing Home, Mt. Calvary.

He was born on Oct. 28, 1925 in Cook County, Ill., the son of Rudolph and Mildred (Bremer) Weis.

He served in the United States Army, a veteran of World War II, and married Marion Roos.

Donald lived his life in the West Bend area where he started his business, Rudyís Trenching Service and retired in 1987.

The couple then moved to their lake home at Buffalo Lake in Montello.

Donald was the supervisor at Buffalo Weed Cutting for several years in the summer, and then they wintered in San Jacinto, Calif., for 17 years, and then moved to North Fond du Lac due to poor health.

He was a past commander of the VFW in West Bend, and a member of Pilgrim United Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Marion of North Fond du Lac; four children, Gary (Mary) Weis of Campbellsport, Robert (Mar-garet) Weis of New Berlin, Ronald (Jo) Weis of Mequon and Kathy (Jim) Beam of Texas; and Marionís family, Dennis (Cindy) Roos of West Bend and Linda (Randy) Stutz of North Fond du Lac; 11 Weis grandchildren; six Roos grandchildren; a very special granddaughter who brought him much joy, Gretchen Stutz; sisters and brothers, George (Martha) Weis of Florida, Miriam Hauk of Mukwanago and Eugene (Grace) Weis of Lake Mills; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Wallace; and two sisters, Ruth and Doris.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 16, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 535 Stow St, Fond du Lac.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the church with Reverend Edmund T. Drewsen III officiating.

Burial will take place on Monday in Washington Memorial Park, West Bend.

The Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, Fond du Lac, is in charge of arrangements.