Obit: Weix, Vera (Lapp) (1905 - 1971)

Contact: Linda Mertens

Surnames: Weix, Schuh, Maurina, Gieseke, Miller, Meyer, Lapp, Schumacher

----Source – Charlene Stoiber’s Scrapbook

Vera Weix (8 Mar 1905 – 11 Oct 1971)

Funeral services for Mrs. Marzell (Vera) Weix 66, were held Wednesday from St. Louis Catholic church here. Rev. Gerald F. Schuh, pastor, officiated at the 11:00 a.m. funeral Mass.

Burial was in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Colby, under directions of Maurina Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Ronald Gieseke, Robert Schumacher, Alvin Meyer, Frank Lapp, Russell Miller and Albert Weix.

Mrs. Weix died Monday at about 2:00 a.m. in St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, where she had been a patient since Sept. 22.

She lay in state after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday in Maurina Funeral Home, where a Ladies Rosary Alter Society rosary service was held at 4:00 p.m., a Catholic Order of Foresters rosary at 7:30, and a parish rosary at 8:00.

Vera F. Lapp was born March 8, 1905, in the town of Mayville. She attended Brady school, and Medford and Abbotsford high schools. She was employed at the Dorchester Cooperative Store seven years. After her marriage on Nov. 18, 1935, to Marzell J. Weix, she assisted him in the operation of their Weix Drug Store.

She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, its Ladies Rosary Alter Society, Catholic Order of Foresters, and the local (Mizp) chapter of Royal Neighbors of America.

She is survived by her widower. Five sisters and a brother preceded her in death.



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