FAIRFAX - Walter "Wally" Schweiss, 78, of Fairfax, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the New Ulm Medical Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Fairfax, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at the church.
Hauser-Hantge Funeral Home in Fairfax is handling arrangements.
Walter "Wally" William Schweiss was born on March 2, 1934, at home in Fairfax to Ben and Margaret (Lieble) Schweiss.
Walter is survived by his daughters, Michelle Schweiss of Mobile, Ala., Linda Spencer of Le Sueur, and Margaret Powell of Haggerstown, MD; a son, Steve Schweiss of Pipestone; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Sister Margaret Schweiss of St. Cloud, Jane Skluzack of Lonsdale, Elsie Skluzack of Lonsdale, Serena Garceau of St. Paul, and Nelli Schweiss of St. Paul; brothers, Robert Schweiss of Washington, Pete Schweiss of Fairfax, Howard Schweiss of Le Sueur, Dennis Schweiss of Fairfax, and Kenneth Schweiss of Sherburn.