Bessie Marie Weak, 82 of Burlington died at 8:54 p.m. Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Great River Hospice House.
Born August 14, 1937 in Philip, S.D., she was the daughter of Samuel and Selma (Pearson) Darmer. She married James Lewis Weak on July 23, 1955 in Mediapolis, IA. He died September 18, 2002.
Bessie was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church.
She worked as a dietary aide for Burlington Care Center and at Sylvania and Winegard. She was still active with the luncheon retiree group of Winegard. She enjoyed sewing, crafting, and playing Bingo.
Survivors include four children, Corinne Powell, Larry Weak, Elden (Rhonda) Weak, all of Burlington, and Mark (Kristine) Weak of Cedar Falls, IA; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Roberta (Carl) Stoneoff of Oakville; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
The graveside service and inurnment for Mrs. Weak will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 6th at Wapello Cemetery. Rev. Paul E. Walker will officiate.
According to Bessie's wishes, cremation has been entrusted to Lunning Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Great River Hospice House, in care of Lunning Chapel, 2620 Mt. Pleasant St., Burlington, IA 52601.
Bessie was at every Winegard Luncheon! We loved her and she will be greatly missed by all of us.
So sorry for your loss.will miss her at church. God bless to you all.
Larry, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was blessed to have you close by to check on and help her.
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