Norbert “Bert” Weisse passed away on September 12th, 2019 in his home at the age of 54.

Bert is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Lori, of Thief River Falls; son, Josh (Anastasiia) Frazer; son, Ryan (Morgan) Weisse; 3 grandchildren, 2 nephews, 2 nieces; mother, Margaretha Mabry and her special friend John Howard, Killeen,Texas; brothers Wayne Weisse and Michael Mabry, Killeen, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather Earl Mabry, both paternal and maternal grandparents, and brothers in law Rodney and Ronald Leskiw.

Bert was born September 5th, 1965 in Gelnhausen, Germany. At a young age he moved with his family to Killeen, Texas where he grew up and attended school. He was united in marriage to Lori Leskiw on April 17, 1987 in Thief River Falls where they lived and raised their family.

Bert worked for Northwest Medical Center before opening and operating Northwest Computer Services for approximately 7 years. He began working for Digi-Key Corporation in 1997 as a software engineer and remained employed there until his passing as a Director of New Program and Supplier Logistics.

Bert enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family and dogs. He had a passion for cooking, grilling, and love planning and serving holiday meals. He was known to make “the best omelettes ever”.

He also enjoyed tinkering, technology, movies, and relaxing with his Sunday crossword puzzles. He also loved to travel whenever he got the chance.

Visitation will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. Both the visitation and funeral services will be located at Johnson Funeral Service.


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