Linda J. (Newcomb) Weiss

Linda J. (Newcomb) Weiss


Linda Jean Weiss, 76, of Clarion, Iowa, passed away on May 22, 2022, at the Paula Baber Hospice House in Fort Dodge.

Memorial visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at the Eagle Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church, 615 Southwest 2nd Street in Eagle Grove.

Private family graveside service will be held.

Linda Weiss, daughter of Gladys and Monroe Newcomb, was born on September 26, 1945 in Fort Dodge. She was one of six children. Linda grew up on a farm in Eagle Grove and attended country school. She was an active 4-H member of the Troy Trojans. She graduated from Eagle Grove High School in 1963, and went on to get her business degree from Tobin Business College in Fort Dodge.

On July 11, 1965, Linda was united in marriage to Thomas Weiss at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove. As an Army wife of 20 years, she followed her husband to many places before coming home to Iowa. They raised five children. Her greatest joy was her grandchildren. These little ones held a special place in her heart. She loved them dearly.

Linda spent many hours playing games. She enjoyed vacations, school programs, and many other family events. She also loved to go to the movies at the Clarion Theatre.

Linda is survived by her husband Tom of Clarion; daughter Sonya Weiss of Fort Dodge; daughter Christy (Jim) Larson of Eagle Grove; daughter Dawn (Matt) Eimers of Webster City; daughter Nicole Rethman of Eagle Grove; son Shannon (Natalie) Weiss of Des Moines; and 19 grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents Gladys and Monroe Newcomb, son Thomas Jr. and her parents-in-law Ruth and Lee Weiss.


Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Eagle Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church
615 Southwest 2nd Street, Eagle Grove, IA 50533
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