Reiss, Agnes M.
Agnes M. Reiss, 94, formerly of West Mark Drive, passed away Thursday evening, February 20, 2014 at Countryside Manor where she had been residing.
Born August 2, 1919 in Sheboygan, Agnes was a daughter of the late Matthew and Katherine Waschicic Malatich. She attended St. Dominic Catholic Grade school and graduated from Central High School. On June 14, 1941, she was united in marriage to Frederick Reiss at St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Sheboygan. They were married for 68 years before Frederick preceded her in death on June 6, 2010.
Agnes was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church, the Christian Mothers and the Croatian Fraternal Union Society. She enjoyed bowling and doing ceramics at the Sheboygan Senior Center.
She is survived by her children, Frederick (Linda) Reiss, Fairfield Glade, TN, Richard (Pamela) Reiss and Diane Reiss, both of Sheboygan; six grandchildren, Eric Reiss, Oak Ridge, TN, David Reiss, Alna, ME, Edward (Jennifer) Reiss, Eugene, Oregon, Sheila (Rohit) Reddy, Forest Hills, NY, Kari (Jason) Meyer, Shorewood, WI, and Jonathan (Trisha) Reiss, Sheboygan; 8 great grandchildren, Leah, Narayan, Gavin, Sophie, Cole, Kobi, Thomas and Camden; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Besides her parents and husband Fred, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Malatich and Mary Pilgrim; and two brothers, Nicholas and John.
According to the family's wishes, private family services will be held for Agnes. Inurnment will take place in Greendale Cemetery at a later date.
A memorial fund has been established in her name.
Agnes will be remembered for her love of her family and her devotion to her special daughter, Diane.
The family wishes to express heartfelt gratitude to the caring staff at Terrace Estates and Countryside Manor for all of their loving care and support.
Olson Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1132 Superior Ave. Sheboygan, WI 53801
Published in Sheboygan Press on Feb. 23, 2014