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"Obituary - Franciska "Frances" Guetermann"

Name: Franciska "Frances" Guetermann

Married: Phillip (Weis) Weiss

Death date: February 04, 1927

Death location: Headville, Salina, Saline County, Kansas.

Burial date: June 10, 1931

Burial location: Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina, Saline County, Kansas.

Name of newspaper publication: Unknown

Newspaper location: Saline County, Kansas.

Date published: February 1927

Provided by: Roger and Theresa Settle - The newspaper clipping was kept by their grandmother, Mary J. (Wagner) Weber.

"Transcript of the above obituary"

Title: Dies At Age Of 91 - Mrs. Franciska Weis A Resident Of Saline County For Almost 45 Years.

Mrs. Franciska Weis, widow of the late Phillip Weis, residing four miles northwest of Hedville, died at 11:10 o'clock Friday night at the family residence, at the age of 91 years, 11 months and 14 days. Bronchitis was given as cause of death. Mrs. Weis was born February 21, 1835 in Germany and came here in 1882, settling in Pleasant Valley township. Her long residence in Saline County has won a wide circle of friends throughout the county. She is survived by nine children, Lizzie King, Blockhouse, Wash.; Fannie Mesler, Oswego; Phillip Weis, Brookville; Lewis Weis, Brookville; Mary Farrington, Phillipsburg; John Weis, Salina; Henry Weis, Salina; Leonard Weis, Weskan; and an adopted daughter, Nellie Weis; a sister Mrs. Barbara Wagner, Norborne, Mo.; 58 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Rush Smith Funeral Home with Rev. J. H. Kuhn in charge. There will be a short service in the home at 1 o'clock in the afternoon. Interment will be held in the Gypsum Hill Cemetery.

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