Juliette “Putz” Weber, age 71, of Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017, at her home in Winthrop.
Memorial Service will be Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be Tuesday, August 29, 2017, from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop, and will continue Wednesday at 1:00 P.M., for one hour prior to the service, all at the church.
Juliette “Putz” Ann Weber was born on April 18, 1946, in New Ulm, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Alexander and Christina (Homan) Schweiss. Putz was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth, both at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Fairfax. She received her education at St. Andrew’s Catholic School and Hector High School, graduating in 1964.
On February 20, 1965, Putz was united in marriage to Leon Weber at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Fairfax. After their marriage, the couple resided in Winthrop. This union was blessed with four children. Putz was a bus driver for the Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop School District for 25 years and was also the Director of Camp Birchwood, north of Walker, Minnesota. She was known as “Grandma Putz.” Putz and Leon shared 52 years of marriage.
Putz enjoyed Camp Birchwood, painting, fishing, singing, and playing cards. She was an excellent cook, made the best potato salad and pickles. She loved being a grandma and great grandma. Putz cherished the time she spent with her family and friends.
Putz passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017, at her home in Winthrop after battling cancer for the past year at the age of 71 years. #PutzStrong. Blessed be her memory.
Putz is survived by her:
Husband, Leon Weber of Winthrop, MN;
Children, Cindy Bot and her husband, Pat of Minneota, MN,
Patti Marks and her husband, Brian of Cottage Grove, MN,
Rodney Weber and his wife, Amy of Gibbon, MN, and
Jackie Nelson and her husband, Pete of Hanska, MN;
Grandchildren, Kelsey Bednarek and her husband, Mike, Jessica Horner and her husband, JJ, Emily Bot and her fiancé, Justin, Stephanie Bot and her fiancé, Ed, PJ Bot and special friend, Belle, Deryk Marks and his wife, Chelsi, Jaryd Marks and his special friend, Laura, Tony Weber and his special friend, Mallory, Natalie Weber and her fiancé, Collin, Zachary Weber, Shelby Hartmann and her husband, Keith, and Baylee Nelson and her special friend, Raymond;
Great Grandchildren, McKenzie, Allison, Leigha Bednarek, Grace and Charlotte Horner, Gavyn and Grady Marks, Skye Hartmann;
Siblings, Teresa Spaeth and her husband, Bud of Morgan, MN, Mary Schweiss of Sherburn, MN, Gina Hanson of Hutchinson, MN, Twin Sister, Julie Brooks and her husband, Ray of Warsaw, KS, Lawrence Schweiss and his wife, Sue of Fairfax, MN, Aggie Mattes and her husband, Mark of Winthrop, MN, Mike Schweiss and his wife, Julie of Hector, MN, Leo Schweiss and his wife, Cindy of Fairfax, MN, and Dave Schweiss and his wife, Cindy of Hutchinson, MN;
Many Nieces, Nephews (97 to be exact), other relatives and friends.
Putz was preceded in death by her Parents, Alexander and Christina Schweiss; Brother, Harold Schweiss; and Brother-In-Law, Dave Weber.