Olivia J. Weiss, 85, of Fort Branch, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

Born May 8, 1926 in Vanderburgh, County, she was the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Angermeier) Schmitt.

She was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Branch, the St. Bernadette Auxiliary of the Knights of St. John and the Fort Branch VFW Post 2714 Women's Auxiliary. She volunteered as a pink lady for Gibson General Hospital in Princeton and she was an avid clabber player. Olivia worked as the baker for the Lakeview Truck Stop in Haubstadt for 23 years.

Olivia is survived by three children and their spouses, Rita (Rigo) Abreu of Bowling Green, Ky., Steven (Shela) Weiss of Fort Branch, Shirley (Micheal) Baker of Patoka; one grandchild, Jessica M. (Brian) Poe; four great grandchildren, Cynthia, Baylon, and Olivia Poe, Hailey Koberstein; one great great grandchild, Mya Reeves; and two brothers, Edward and Joseph Schmitt, both of Evansville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Cletus J. Weiss in 1994; a grand daughter, Kelly M. Seale in 2007; and her sister, Florine Gries also in 2007.

A mass of Christian burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 20, 2011 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Branch with Father Tony Ernst as the celebrant. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2011 from at Stodghill Funeral Home on Ind. 168 West in Fort Branch. A rosary will be conducted by the church parish at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.