Leonard William Weiss of Paonia died Monday, April 2, 2012, at his home. He was 68.
A graveside memorial service was held April 10 at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia, with military honors presented by Paonia American Legion. A memorial gathering followed at the American Legion Hall.
Mr. Weiss was born Feb. 24, 1944, in Cherokee, Iowa, to William and Anna (Heuser) Weiss. He spent his childhood in Paonia, graduating from Paonia High School in 1962.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Wiess was a retired Frontier Airlines agent. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, the outdoors, woodworking, listening to music and his pets, Molly and Spook.
He is survived by three stepdaughters, Athena, Miranda and Seka; a brother, Paul Weiss of Delta; four sisters, Darlene Nash and her husband Don, and Luella Mackenroth, all of California, Mary Hartwig, and Carolyn Hawkins and her husband Jack, all of Delta; five stepgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Paonia American Legion or any local animal shelter.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus