Jerome Weiss

  • Jerome Weiss Obituary
    Jerome Weiss Obituary

Jerome A. Weiss, 92, of Grand Island passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at CHI-Health St. Francis.
Celebration of Life services will be held on Monday, October 12 at 1:30 p.m. at All Faiths Funeral Home. Visitation will be held the hour prior to the service. Dan Naranjo will officiate. Inurnment will follow at Aurora Cemetery. CDC guidelines and social distancing will be followed; face masks will be required.
All Faiths Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Memorials are designated to the American Heart Association.
Jerome was born on June 9, 1928 at Boelus, son of Fred and Esther (Kruse) Weiss.
He grew up on the family farm near Boelus where he graduated from high school. Jerome soon moved to Grand Island and was employed as a lineman for Southern Power for over 30 years.
He was united in marriage to Helen Kettleborough on August 4, 1962. They were married for 26 years before her death in January of 1989.  He married Lolita Reher on April 14, 1990. This marriage blessed Jerome with three stepsons, Dan, Bob, and Bill Reher.
Jerome loved being outdoors, he was an avid hunter in his early years. He loved to fish and camp at many of the local lakes. Following his retirement, Lolita and Jerome began wintering in Arizona where he was a member of the hiking club. Jerome kept busy gardening and caring for his yard during the spring and summer.
He is survived by his wife, Lolita of Grand Island; children, Connie (Mike) Harden of Omaha; Dan (Marge) Kettleborough of Hordville, Greg Kohtz of Britton, SD, Dan (Diane) Reher of Grand Island, and Bob Reher of McCook; sisters, Beverly Arnold of Shelton and Marilyn Gabriel of Gig Harbor, WA;  seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Jerome is preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Helen, stepson, Bill Reher; siblings, Gene Weiss, Wayne Weiss, Vernelle Tomich and Betty Lee Compton.
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