Dorothy Louis Weilert
Dorothy Louise (O’Brien) Weilert, age 81, died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at her home in Kismet, KS.
She was born March 8, 1931, at Valentine, NE, to Bruce Thomas and Eva F. (Farrell) O’Brien. She attended Central High School in Omaha, NE. She served with the U.S. Army as a Shipping and Departures Clerk at Ft. Lawson, WA, during the Korean Conflict. She was a homemaker, also employed as a cook by the Kismet Cafe and at Gibson’s in Liberal. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Plains. She was married to William Conrad Weilert on June 16, 1952, at Ft. Lawton, WA. He survives.
Other survivors include: 1 son, David Weilert and wife Vicki, of Austin, TX; 3 daughters, Deborah Weilert, of Kismet, KS, Diane Revard and husband Lynn, of Goshen, IN, Patricia Harp and husband Rich, of Liberal, KS; 1 brother, Bruce O’Brien, of Roseboro, NC; 1 sister, Patricia Brancheau, of Lincoln, NE; 11 grandchildren: Tara Grant, Nikki (Tom) Patterson, Jennifer (Jason) Dunlap, Michael (Jessica) Harp all of Liberal, KS; Heather Frazier, Las Vegas, NV; Jami (Patrick) Barr, San Diego, CA; Kelli Brandenburgh, Topeka, KS; Linzi Weilert, Overland Park, KS; Lynna Revard, Newport News, VA; Isaac (Melissa) Revard, Roy, WA; and Luc Revard, Goshen, IN.
23 great-grandchildren: Bailey, Mackenzie, Sydney and Zoey Grant; Anthony and Kaelen Owens; Syris, Sanaa, Shiaa and Sihon Dunlap; Paiton and Philip Harp; Cooper and Jackson Barr; Jordan and Dominic Owens; Amaya and Aydan Brandenburgh; Christopher, Trystan and Rowan Revard; Mariko (Jim) Betts and Luke Patterson; 2 great-great grandchildren: Blayden and Bentlee Betts.
She was preceded in death by 1 son, Michael C. Weilert; 2 sisters, Mary Ann Montange and Bonnie Hogan.
Rosary was held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Plains, KS. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, in Plains, with Rev. Fr. Louis Trung Dinh Hoang, presiding. Burial will be in Restlawn Cemetery at Liberal.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, in care of Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd St., Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences also may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com