Robert “Bob” Joseph Weis

Robert “Bob” Joseph Weis, 72, Hoxie, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Sheridan County Long Term Care, Hoxie after a brave battle with cancer.

He was born Jan. 29, 1948, in Colby to Raymond and Germaine (Kruse) Weis. He was a 1965 graduate of Leoville and attended Northwest Kansas Technical School where he earned a certificate as a diesel mechanic.   

He married Verna “Jane” Hake on May 20, 1972, in Colby. He worked for Tebo Implement for a short while before going to Taylor Implement where he spent most of his career as a Diesel Mechanic retiring seven years ago. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Hoxie; a son, Dennis Weis, Parker, Colo.; two daughters, Chris Breinig, Hays, and Melissa Weis, DeLeon, Texas; his mother, Colby; two brothers, Norbert Weis, Hoxie and Frank Weis, Akron, Colo.; five sisters, Dolores Mauck, Hoxie, Jane Fleming, Lindsborg, Joan Long, Missouri, Jean Cech, Goodland,  and Rose Weis, Round Rock, Texas; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter.

A celebration of life will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at Friday at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Druid at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Robert J. Weis Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at  

Posted online on February 03, 2021