Iris L. Weston, 92
Iris L. Weston, age 92, formerly of Stevens Point, WI died February 22, 2014 in Eau Claire, WI.
Iris was born on January 11, 1922 to the late Russell & Lena (Geronemo) Evans in Collinsville, OK. She grew up there, attended the local schools & graduated from Collinsville High School in 1939. Following graduation, Iris attended Tulsa Business School.
She married John Weston on August 1, 1948 in Collinsville, OK. They made their home in Joliet, IL and were happily married for 64 years.
Iris started work for Clark Brothers in Tulsa, OK, where she and John met. Once in Joliet, she served the public schools for 30 years culminating as Executive Secretery to the Superintendent in Charge of Personnel. She retired in 1984.
Iris will be remembered for her practical, supportive, & kind personality. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, reading, and gardening. She enjoyed her dogs and watching birds later in her life. Nothing made her happier than spending time with her family. Iris was a member & Deacon of Willow Avenue/Westminister Presbyterian Church in Joliet, IL for over 40 years. In 2001 she moved to Stevens Point to be closer to family and attended Frame Memorial Presbyterian Church. Iris was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, a social, cultural and service organization; was past president of the PTA in Joliet, IL; volunteered her time for the Encore Resale Shop at Silver Cross Hospital and Meals on Wheels.
Survivors include her children, Margaret (James) Corcoran of Eau Claire, WI, Stephen Weston of Somers, MT, and Carol Weston (Bill Hettler) of Stevens Point; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Sister in laws Rose Harrison of Alleghny, NY and Paulin Evans of Calgary, Canada.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; one sister; and two brothers.
Private family services are being held. Online condolences may be made at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
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