Fred A. Weiss, 72

Fred A. Weiss, 72, of rural Wabash, died at   5:30 pm, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at his home.  He was born Jan.13, 1944, in Wabash, to Elmer and Marjorie L. (Bickel) Weiss.

Fred was a 1963 graduate of Northfield High School.  He married Nancy Pressler on Feb. 21, 1964, at the Richvalley E.U.B. Church.  He owned and operated Elmer's Electric Service in Wabash several years.  Fred enjoyed woodworking and gardening, was a member of the Saw Dust Gang, and was a Habitat for Humanity volunteer. 

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Weiss of Wabash, two children, Tami Holley of Wabash, and Brad Weiss of LaFontaine,  five grandchildren, Joshua (Ashley) Holley and Nichole (Nathan) Upton, both of Wabash, Keaton Weiss of Kokomo, Kale Weiss and Kaden Weiss, both of Marion, two great-grandchildren, Conner and Cayden Webb of Wabash, and three sisters, Nancy (Wes) Welch of Bennet, Neb., Susan (Ted) Jones of Peru, and Marie (Russell) Krom of Roann. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with David Phillips officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Charity of the Donor's Choice.

The memorial guest book for Fred may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Feb 05