A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, at St. James Catholic Church in Amherst, with the Rev. Robert Pedretti officiating. Burial of cremains will be held at a later date in St. James Cemetery in Amherst.
Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. Friday, April 12, until the Mass.
Memorials can be made to the family.
Jungers-Holly Funeral Home of Amherst is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
Ms. Weisbrot was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Nelsonville, a daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Diver) Weisbrot. She graduated from the Jerome Nelson Grade School in Nelsonville and Amherst High School.
She received a bachelor’s degree in education from the Wisconsin State Teacher’s College (now the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point) in 1953.
She taught primary education for 36 years, three years in Wisconsin and 33 years in Illinois. She also worked in Illinois for the Department of Agriculture and for the Veteran’s Administration Research Hospital.
After retiring from teaching in 1992, she returned to Nelsonville and served for 11 years as village clerk in Nelsonville.
She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Amherst, and, in her efforts to promote small-group prayer, she wrote several prayer booklets.
She also printed many of her sister’s “Snow Goose Rhymes,” as she called them.
Survivors include one sister, Anne Moore, Kaukauna; one sister-in-law, Doris Weisbrot, Waupaca; seven nieces; seven nephews; 30 great-nieces and nephews; and 14 great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, John Forrest Weisbrot and Charles Edward Weisbrot; and one sister, Helen Ruth Sherburne.