Lyle “Butch” Weiss

Lyle “Butch” Weiss Jr. age 77 of Hudson WI, formerly of Roseville MN, Sarasota FL and Webster WI, passed away Friday, February 1, 2019. Butch was born on April 19, 1941 in St. Paul, MN to Barbara and Lyle Weiss Sr. A 1959 graduate of St. Thomas Academy, he attended Michigan State University completing his Food Distribution Administration degree in 1963.  Butch was in the food business for 22 years, most proudly serving as President of Hancock-Nelson Mercantile Co.  He married the love of his life Judy Lacher on June 13, 1964 and together they had three children. Butch loved golfing, boating, home remodeling, woodworking and was a consummate storyteller.  Always willing to help others, he loved to organize and problem-solve. His priority though, was his family. His girls were his world. 

He will remain in the hearts of wife Judy; daughters Lynn (Andy) Harder of Hudson and Shelly (Jeff) Grambo of Apple Valley; grandchildren Tim and Sarah; sisters Sandy (David) Phillips of Edina; Sherri (Mike) McMurray and aunt Pauline Morain of Little Falls. He is preceded in death by his infant son Steven and his parents.

A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday February 8, 2019 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Hudson, WI. Visitation will be at 10am, private interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Mayo Clinic Cancer Research (


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