Lola J. Weiss

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Lola J. Weiss, age 77 of Highland, IL, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at her residence.

She was born June 21, 1937, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Clinton E. and Dorothy M. (nee Keck) Loyet.

She was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ. She was also a member of National Baseball Hall of Fame (Life member – Cooperstown, NY; Gettysburg Foundation; National V.F.W. (honorary member).

Ms. Lola was born and reared in Highland, IL; graduated of Highland High School 1955. She lived in Kansas City, MO until 1961; return to St. Louis, then moved back to Highland in 1972. She worked in St. Louis as a secretary/receptionist for several years. She worked for Townsend Restaurant in St. Jacob. She operated My Tavern in Highland from 1976 to 1984. She worked for Cypress Restaurant as a cook until 1995 when she retired. She was an avid reader. She loved the St. Louis Cardinal baseball team. She was a strong contributor to Lakota Indians. She was a “crafty lady.”

Survivors include :
Daughter – Sharon L. Walter, Highland, IL
Son – Timothy J.K. Weiss, Highland, IL
Son – Fred M. (significant other Laurie Ginos) Weiss, Hillsboro, IL
Grandchild – Stephanie M. (Steven) Parker, Greenwood, FL
Grandchild – Josef C. (Janel) Walter, Marysville, CA
Grandchild – Michaela S. (signifiant other Elliot Frey) Weiss, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Karina M. (Austin) Trowbridge, Highland, IL
Grandchild – S’Jon Ian Weiss, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Kayla M. (significant other Dillon Stock) Weiss, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Natalie (signifiant other Robert Lawrence) Weiss, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Joshua Weiss, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Sofia Walter
Great Grandchild – Iliana Walter
Great Grandchild – Cody Trowbridge
Great Grandchild – Autumn Trowbridge
Great Grandchild – Peyton Weiss
Great Grandchild – Elijah Lawrence
Great Grandchild – Braydon Stock
Brother – Charles E. (Gale) Loyet, Wadsworth, OH
Brother – James L. (Doris) Loyet, Highland, IL
Sister – Judith (Bob) Gunter, Atlanta, GA
Sister – Jeanine (Michael) Pacatte, Highland, IL

She was preceded in death by :
Father – Clinton E. Loyet died 12/17/1982
Mother – Dorothy M. Loyet nee Keck died 03/13/1989
Former Husband – Donald C. Weiss died 11/05/1981

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, Illinois.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, and from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM, on Friday, July 18, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 18, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, with Rev. Christopher W. Hill, Senior Pastor, Highland, IL officiating.

Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Family.