Zelena Weisz

Zelena Weisz, 92, of Vermillion, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

Zelena Fuerst was born on March 17, 1920 in Hutchinson County, SD to Herbert and Anna Fuerst. She married Carl Weisz on June 8, 1939 in Kaylor.  She spent many years working as a nurse’s aide at the Dakota Hospital in Vermillion and was a volunteer with the Vermillion Care Center where she earned volunteer of the year in 1999 and the Vermillion Hospice earning Volunteer of the year in 1995.  She was also an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the quilters group.

She is survived by her two sons, Dennis (Kathleen) of Dakota Dunes, and Duane (Shirley) of Garden City, KS; five grandchildren; two step grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  Memorial services will be held at a later date.  hansenfuneralhome.com.


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One Response to Zelena Weisz

  1. Carolyn Koenig says:

    Dennis and Duane, your mother was one of my parents’ neighbors and truly embodied what it was to be a great neighbor. She was so helpful, kind, and ready to help with anything. God bless her!

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