Evelyn M. Weiss

Alton | Tuesday, December 25 2012

Evelyn M. Weiss, 87, died at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at Eunice Smith Home in Alton. Born June 1, 1925 in New Athens, IL, she was the daughter of Oscar and Katherine (Bremer) Skaer. She was a member of College Avenue Presbyterian Church in Alton and worked as a secretary for the Alton Community School District. On February 8, 1948 she married Arthur M. Weiss in Freeburg, IL. He preceded her in death. Surviving is a daughter, Kathryn A. Weiss of Alton, a son and daughter-in-law, James K. and Sharon Weiss of Riverside, IL, two grandsons, Michael and Adam Weiss of Riverside, IL, a brother, Oscar Skaer of Freeburg, IL, and a sister, Marjorie Skaer of Freeburg, IL. Preceding her in death was a brother, Milton Skaer. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2012 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the College Avenue Presbyterian Church. Reverend George Humbert will officiate. Burial will be at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. Memorials may be made to the Crisis Food Center in Alton. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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