Lawrence M. Weiss, 87, of Taylor Ridge, passed away Saturday June 29, 2013 at UnityPoint Health-Trinity, Rock Island.
Funeral services were 10 a.m. Wednesday at Edgington Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Visitation was Tuesday from 3-8 p.m. at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, with a Masonic service at 8 p.m. by the Andalusia Masonic Lodge. Burial will be in Edgington Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Edgington Evangelical Presbyterian Church or Shriners Hospital for Children.
Lawrence was born on January 28, 1926 in Moline, the son of Harold and Stella Jo (King) Weiss. He mar- ried Evelyn M. Barchman on October 8, 1949 at 1st Lutheran Church, Rock Island. She preceded him in death on March 18, 2003.
He farmed in the Taylor Ridge area all his adult life.
Lawrence was a member of Edgington Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Andalusia Masonic Lodge No. 516, Scottish Rite Bodies Valley of Moline, 33rd Degree Mason and the Kaaba Temple Shrine, Davenport.
Survivors include his children and spouses, Marvin L. (Peggy) Weiss, Taylor Ridge, James L. (Nancy Picerno-Weiss) Weiss, East Moline, Sharon Kay (Christopher) Husar, Taylor Ridge; grandchildren, Amy, Nathan, C.J., Ben (Jackie), Cortnie (Shane); three great grandchildren; brother, Marion L. (Peg) Weiss, Los Gatos, CA. and sister, Ruth E. (Larry) Bennett, Rock Island.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two broth- ers, one sister and one grandson.