Edward J Weins


August 5, 1920 - March 11, 2015



Edward J. Weins was born August 5, 1920 in Davison County to Peter and Margaret (Roth) Weins. He attended Lisbon #21 country grade school. In his younger years he broke horses. On October 7, 1941 he married Lillian Heinzman. They farmed for 28 years near Mitchell. They owned and operated Weins Meat Market for five years and worked for the Mitchell Fire and Ambulance Department for five years. He owned and operated Weins Construction, building houses until 1983, and then retired from Sunshine Food Store in 1995.


He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Lillian, five children: Leo (Mary) Weins, John (Linda) Weins, Paul (Cheri) Weins, all of Brighton, CO; Pete (Marlys) Weins, Mitchell; and Sharon (Roger) Bastian, Mesa AZ; 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and two sisters: Alberta Baldwin, Mitchell and Adala Graff, Rockton, IL.


He was preceded in death by one brother, three sisters, five sisters-in-law, ten brothers-in-law and one daughter-in-law.


Tuesday, March 17, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Wednesday, March 18, 2015
2:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Bonnie Weber on March 29, 2015
Will miss the visit's with you
Posted by Misty Schafte (Hilman) on March 16, 2015
Lillian, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family our in my thoughts and prayers. I still have (and treasure) the night stand Eddie made for me one Christmas long ago. I have many fond memories of your family. Take care.
Posted by Pat and Bill Robinson on March 14, 2015
our deepest sympathy to all of the Weins family. Uncle Ed was a wonderful man and he will be missed by all who had any connection with him.
Posted by Mike Weins on March 14, 2015
I love you grandpa I will miss you very much we will meet again until then I will take care of grandma til she leaves us and come to be with you.
Posted by Delbert & DeAnna Hiemstra on March 12, 2015
Our deepest sympathy to the Weins family. You all are in our thoughts at this difficult time. 94 years is a good life.
Posted by Kevin and Tamara Larson on March 12, 2015
God bless the Weins family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and payers are with you
Posted by Richard and Carol Kunkel on March 11, 2015
Thoughts and prayers to the family at this time. May God Bless you now and in the days ahead.
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