Lori Weisert, 59, of Sumner, died Friday, October 12, 2018, at her home in Sumner, surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner with Rev. Tracy Hinkel officiating. Interment will follow at Union Mound Cemetery in Sumner. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 16th, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner and for one hour preceding the service at the church on Wednesday. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made in her name to St. John Lutheran Church, SEMS, or St. Croix Hospice.
Lorene “Lori” Marie, daughter of William and Ellen Engelby Wolff, was born July 9,1959, in Northwood, Iowa. She was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church and confirmed at First Lutheran Church, both in Northwood. She received her education in the Northwood Schools, graduating from Northwood-Kensett High School in 1977. She married the love of her life, Duane Weisert on October 27, 1979, in Northwood. The couple moved to Sumner in the early 1980’s, and Lori worked briefly for Pronto before she began working for many years in the office for Val Smith, Jr., Joe Smith, and Lee Smith in the plumbing business. She was one of the original founders of SCAG and assisted with various Legion activities in Sumner. She enjoyed going to the casino, but her greatest joy was the time she spent with her family.
In addition to her husband, Duane of Sumner, she is survived by her children, Katie (Jeff) Tiedt of Clarksville, twin sons, Daniel of Cedar Rapids and William of Cedar Falls; two grandchildren, Mitchell and Carly Tiedt; four sisters, Connie (Ken) Estes of Northwood, Margie (Van) Butler of Kensett, Mary (Paul) Allison of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, and Barb (Dean) Morgan of New Richland, Minnesota; in-laws, Lu Ann (John) Rottinghaus of Nora Springs, Mike (Wendy) Weisert of Northwood, Al (Laura) Weisert of Punta Gorda, Florida, Becky (Randy) Enfield of Washington, and Bob (Mary) Weisert of Austin, Minnesota; and many other loving family and friends.
Lori was preceded in death by her parents; her father-in-law, Harold Weisert; and a nephew, Ryan Weisert.