David B. Weiss, 73, died Thursday, December 19th, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born in West Bend, WI, December 2, 1946, son of the late Harold and Lillian (Nee: Crampton) Weiss.

During the Vietnam War, Dave proudly served in the United States Army. On November 16, 1968, he married Cynthia “Cindy” C. Capuano. Dave was a radio announcer for a number of years at Stations WRIT, WOKY, WRJN, and Sunny 104. Dave served as secretary on the Board of Directors for the Catholic Cemetery Association and was also employed with the cemetery as General Manager. He was a former member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a current member of St. Mary’s by the Lake Catholic Church.

Dave spent his life caring for and protecting others. He was a foster parent, developed a program for Racine County inmates, served as President of the Police and Fire Commission of Mount Pleasant, and was a member of the Racine Unified School Board for twelve years. Most of all, he was devoted to and cherished time with his family.

He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of fifty-one years, Cindy; his children, Jeffrey Weiss, Michael (Rachel) Weiss, Kristin Weiss, Carrie (Rich) Plank, Anita (Jon) Grant; 15 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister, Lydell J. Weiss (Robert Wood), twin sisters, Jane (Bela) Szecsy, Lori Ann Weiss; other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his great-granddaughter, Amyiah.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 27th, 11 a.m at St. Mary’s by the Lake Catholic Church, 7605 Lakeshore Drive, with Rev. Patrick O’Loughlin officiating. Interment will be held at Holy Family Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Memorials to the Disabled Veterans of America have been suggested.

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