Paul Weiss

March 20, 1929 ~ April 18, 2020 (age 91)


Paul Weiss, 91, of Valparaiso, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the Residences of Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana. He was born in Gary on March 20, 1929 to Herman and Anna (Gross) Weiss who both preceded him in death.  On September 24, 1950, Paul married Nancy Sauer who survives him.  They were married 69 years and had a wonderful and loving relationship.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Morris, and is survived by his sisters, Edie Shanken and Judy Bard Williams.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and worked in this field prior to owning and running Save More Foods in Gary and Hobart in partnership with his father and his brother, Morrie.

Paul is survived by his children, Linda (Robert) Weiss-Malik of Texas, Gale (Danny) Schultz, and Larry (Margie) Weiss of Nevada along with six grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Paul was a wonderful father who was kind and generous to everyone. He had the philosophy that his children’s spouses were not in-laws but were also his children.  He had a great sense of humor and was often described as a “character”. Paul was an avid pilot and flew his own airplane for many years.


Bartholomew Funeral Home in Valparaiso is in charge of arrangements.  Private family services will be held with burial at Graceland Cemetery.

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