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Denise M. Weiss

Denise M. Weiss

Denise M. Weiss, age 81, of Arkansaw, gained her angel wings, on Saturday July 30, 2022, at University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis, MN, surrounded by her family.

Denise was born, September 6, 1940, in the Township of Eau Galle.   She was the daughter of Dennis S. & Beulah M. (King) Schlosser.  Denise grew up in the Eau Galle community, attended St. Henry’s Catholic Elementary School and graduated from Durand High School.  Denise started working in the family business, “Mondovi Implement”, doing accounting work in Mondovi.  Denise met and later married Sigfreid R. Weiss, Jr.  September 10, 1960, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Eau Galle.  After marriage they made their home in the Durand area and raised their family.  Denise continued to work in the family business, (Durand Implement, MDMA, & Tractor Central) for many years.

Denise’s family was most important to her, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. One of her greatest achievement was gaining her pilots license, as to not let Sig get one up on her. Her love for adventure also took her on a hot air balloon ride above Durand.  She enjoyed quilting, collecting fabric, loved her cats, she loved but hated birds, collecting buttons, elephants and many other things, and doing puzzles. Taking grandchildren on vacations each summer was always a highlight.  Going on rides on her compact tractor and gator filled her days with joy.

She is survived by her husband of 61years, Sig; three daughters, Michelle (Tom) Heath of Plum City, Laure (Bill) Stokke of Menomonie; Jackie (Paul) Seipel of Eau Galle; eight grandchildren, Jennifer (Brian) Mathison, Rebecca Heath, Andrew (Sarah) Heath, Mathew (Kellie) Heath, James (Allie) Stokke, Kimberly (Tyler) Goettl, Brandyn (Hayley)Seipel, Justen (Shaina)Seipel; 12 great grandchildren; Majia Paunio (Foreign exchange daughter from Finland) siblings, Patricia Kittilstad, Donna (Doug) Weber, Gene (Mary) Schlosser, Tom (Sherry) Schlosser, Sue (Jerry) Lolwing, Julie (Dan) Bower, Peter (Annette) Schlosser, and many , nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, an infant brother, Edgar, a brother-in-law, Mike Kittilstad.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to : UnBound (a program that offer s a hand-up –not a handout – to a family working to lift themselves out of poverty through hard work, initiative and hope. A program that empowers individuals and their families with tools to achieve self-sufficiency. This was a passion of Denise’s)  at PO Box 219114 Kansas City MO 64121-9114


  1. Greg and Roxie Glaus

    Sig and family, so sorry for your loss, Denise and Sig have been good friends of ours for more years then I care to say.
    Thought and prayers to all of you.
    Greg and Roxie Glaus

  2. Dick and Ruth Doughty

    Thoughts and prayers to the family of Denise.k

  3. Maija Paunio

    Dear Sig and my "sisters" abd the whole family,
    my deepest condolences.????
    Thinking of my lovely exchange -Mom Denise and you all.

    Sending much love from Finland, Maija and Kanerva

  4. Jane Poeschel

    We are so sorry for your loss….I remember many hours spent at your home when we were young …:never lacked for a warm welcome, a laugh, and always great snacks.

  5. Dennis Sievwright

    The sievwright family extends our condolences to the Weiss family Rest In Peace denise

  6. Andy Lamb

    Sig and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. May God be with you.

  7. Jennifer Sol

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Denise was such a positive and upbeat woman. I will miss my once a month visits with her!

  8. Joe and Jan Drier

    Sending our Thoughts, Prayers and Sympathy to the Weiss Families!!

  9. Judy and John parr

    Our sympathies

  10. Ronald Huppert

    Sorry for your loss, prayers to the family at this difficult time.

  11. Tim Carlisle

    So sorry to about Denise, prayers to Sig and all the Family.

  12. Kristine Polzer

    So sorry to hear of Denise's passing. Had a nice conversation at the post office some time ago. Always enjoyed visiting with her. Hugs to family.

    Dave and Kris Polzer

  13. Kelly Silberhorn

    I was saddened to hear of Denise passing. Love to hear her stories at quilt class. Always so friendly.. It's hard to loose a mom. Prayers to the families..

  14. Terri and Mike Dematteo

    We are all so sorry to hear of your loss. We have fond memories of Denise. We pray for comfort and peace for all of you!
    Hugs and prayers,
    Terri and Mike, Matt and Evy, Ryan and Molly, Charlie and Allison and Savanah

  15. Kristie & Tom Olson

    So sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. Such a sweet and kind person. Thoughts and prayers to you all. Hugs! ❤️❤️????????

  16. Barbara Buchanan

    So sorry for your loss. May you Rest In Peace Denise. Loved working my first job with you.

  17. Darlene Bryan

    My Deepest Sympathy To The Family.

  18. Mrs. Gordon (LaVina ) Gifford

    Sig & Family,
    I extend my and my family's sincere sympathy on your your loss of Denise. We remember the good times Gordy & I had with our families together. God bless you all.

  19. Denise Fetzer

    I'm so sorry for your loss Jackie. Momma's are a tough one to lose. She was always so kind to me, and of course had the coolest name! Hugs and prayers to you, your dad and family.

  20. Monica and Dallas Heitman

    Our heartfelt sympathy to all the family! We will miss seeing her at the Riverside Grill for Friday fish or Sunday breakfast! And the grocery store visits! God bless Denise!

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