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Obituary -  Jeanne Florence Sikes Weise

    Jeanne Florence Weise (nee Sikes), 86, beloved wife of 65 years to Roy Warren Weise, passed away peacefully September 24, 2012 in Sedona, AZ; loving mother of Dan (Sally), Linda, Kathy (Paul Wolf), Christy, and Karen Becker; and grandmother of seven; she was the sixth of nine children of Maynard L. and Ada Pickens Sikes of Suffield. Born Dec. 15, 1925, she graduated from Suffield High School where she was editor of the high school magazine and a graphic arts and cello major. She attended Boston University in art before she married in Feb. 1947 when Roy returned from US Army duty in occupied Germany after WWII. Jeanne loved family activities, local church mission work, arts and crafts, and home landscaping. She was very active in her childrens' groups and was an avid reader and library supporter. She is survived by siblings Horace T. Sikes, Gay (William) Fuller, Maynard Sikes Jr.; she was predeceased by siblings Dorothy Underhill, Richard, David, Arthur and Hamilton.
Donations can be made to Elma Methodist Church youth group (2991 Bowen Rd, Elma, NY 14059).   
Published in The Hartford Courant on October 3, 2012.

Submitted by Arthur M. Sikes, Jr.


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