Carl A. Weis, age 71, Crete, Neb., formerly rural Hallam, Neb., died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at his home in Crete.
Carl A. Weis, age 71, Crete, Neb., formerly rural Hallam, Neb., died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at his home in Crete. He was born Sept. 5, 1940, in Salina, to Alvin and Charlotte (Berg) Weis. Carl was a co-owner of Lacy-Regher Ford Dealership in McPherson. He was a member of the Hallam Congregational United Church of Christ, the Wichita Thunderbird Club, and the Region 6 Caterpillar Club. Carl was a farmer, and an automobile and tractor restorer. He collected model cars and tractors, and loved John Deere Tractors. Carl was a gifted man who could restore and mechanically repair anything he attempted.
Survivors include his loving wife of 13 years, Joann, Crete, son and daughter-in-law: Bob and Christy Weis, Little River; daughter and son-in-law: Christy and Chuck Knight, Lebanon, Mo.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson stepchildren, spouses: Jeff and Connie Harrison, Papillion; Darci Harrison, Norfolk; brother and sister-in-law: Harvey and Michele Weis, Lindsborg; sisters and brothers-in-law: Virginia and Kenneth Swisher, Lindsborg; Catherine and Tom French, McPherson.
Memorial service will be at 12:30 p.m. today at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St., Lincoln, Neb. with Rev. Wayne Schupbach and Rev. Daniel Davis Sr. officiating. There was a cremation, and will be no visitation. Inurnment, Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be sent in care of Hallam Congregational United Church of Christ, 200 N. Harrison, Hallam, NE 68368. Condolences may be left at lincolnfh.com.