Naomi Weis, age 81, of Longview, Texas, formerly of Isanti, died April 18, 2018 in Texas. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, April 24th at Strike Life Tributes in ISANTI. Visitation will begin 1 hour before the service. Interment will be in Isanti Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Billy Graham Evangelical Association, Samaritan’s Purse or her local church, Macedonia Baptist Church of Longview TX.
Naomi was born January 1, 1937 to Olga and Gilbert Anderson in Minneapolis MN. She married Dale Paul Weis on October 30th in 1954 and had seven children. Naomi’s passion in life was living and teaching the word of God. In addition to the love of her Savior and family, she had a passion for nursing. She worked in the nursing profession for over 30 years and volunteered at Willmar State Hospital in Willmar MN where she worked with disabled and mentally challenged people. She also worked with Birthright to help women that were struggling with the idea of abortion to consider adoption.
Naomi was an avid reader and traveler and had a true pioneer spirit. In 1989 she moved to Texas and remained there until her death. While living in Longview, she was in various ministries to include teaching Sunday school at Macedonia Baptist Church. She also worked with community outreach programs such as a local food bank sponsored by her church.
Naomi died April 18, 2018 in Texas at the age of 81 years, 3 months and 17 days. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale, her parents, brother, Ted Anderson and son, Keith.
She is survived by her children, Wendy and husband, David, Wayne and wife, Rebecca, Ruth, Phil and his wife, Sarah, Ken and his wife, Rachel, Stephanie and her husband, Gabe. She has 16 grandchildren and six, soon to be seven great grandchildren and her brother, Larry Anderson.
She will be remembered always and her legacy will live on through all she loved.