Germaine Mary (Kruse) Weis

Germaine Mary (Kruse) Weis, 100, Colby, formerly of Dresden, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.

She was born Sept. 3, 1920, to Ben and Barbara (Geisinger) Kruse.  She graduated from Leoville High School and received a teaching certificate at Marymount College.

She married Raymond Weis on Oct. 17, 1944, in Leoville. He preceded her in death. They had a dairy farm as well as farming the land.   

Survivors include two sons, Norbert Weis, Hoxie and Frank Weis, Akron, Colo.; five daughters, Joan Long, Bella Vista, Ark., Jane Fleming, Lindsborg, Jean Cech, Goodland, Dolores Mauck, Hoxie, and Rose Weis, Round Rock, Texas;  20 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Steve Weis and Robert Weis.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Leoville; burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Leoville. The service will be live-streamed.

Visitation will be be from noon to 3 p.m.  Thursday at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie and 5 to 7 p.m. at the church.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. The family will receive friends at the church.  

Memorials are suggested to Sheridan County Benefit Walk or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in care of the funeral chapel.

Condolences  can be sent to the family at

Posted online on February 16, 2021