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Carl H. Weisser, 83: Born to the late Karl and Helen Weisser in Bronx, N.Y. passed November 3, 2018. Raised in N.J. where he played football in H.S. having a winning season in 1950. He coached ice hockey and was a Deputy Mayor for the City of Excelsior, MN.
Served his country in Korea and was discharged from the Army in 1957. He used his GI bill to attend Marietta College. Owned, and operated Leo’s Italian Restaurant which brought the first pizza and hoagies to the area. After managing the Marietta Country Club, he moved his family to Minnesota where he managed St. Cloud and Golden Valley Country Clubs, started a real-estate company, managed the Burlington Northern Employee Cafeteria, and the Point of France Condominiums before retiring to Homosassa, Florida. Carl would return to Minnesota every summer being sure to attend the Minnesota State Fair with his family.
Survived by his wife Mabel Weisser; children: Billy (Kim) Dobbins, Terry (Paul) Gjersvik, Monika (Pete) Zoretic, Helene (Ellis) Brown, and Alex Weisser; 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; siblings: Arthur (Barb) Weisser, Walter (Dianne) Weisser, and Mary Lou (Ed) Muller.
Carl’s favorite saying was “My family is my wealth.”