PIERZ -- Vanessa Marie Weiss, 15, Pierz, died Monday, May 12, 2003, at St. Cloud Hospital.
She was born Dec. 22, 1987, in Little Falls to Robert "Bob" and Mary (Kummet) Weiss. She attended Lindbergh Elementary School in Little Falls. She moved to the Twin Cities with her mother and attended Eisenhower Elementary School and Hopkins North Junior High School. She was living with her father in Pierz and was a freshman at Pierz Healy High School. She was active in the youth group at Brainerd Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include her father, Pierz; her mother, Minnetonka; a sister, Sarah Weiss, St. Louis Park; two brothers, Joseph Weiss, San Diego, and Cody Weiss, Pierz; grandparents, Jerome and Alice Weiss, Harding; and a special friend, Mark Olson, Brainerd.
Her grandparents, Joseph and Clara Kummet, died earlier.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Pierz with the Rev. Mark Boone of the Assembly of God Church in Brainerd officiating. Memorials are preferred to the Vanessa Weiss Scholarship Fund.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 8-10:30 a.m. Friday at Shelley-Virnig Funeral Chapel in Pierz.
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