Alphonse "AI" Laurence Weix, 91, Medford, died on Thursday; Feb. 26 at Aspirus Care and Rehab in Medford, while under hospice care. No services will be held per his request. Burial of his cremated remains will be held at a later date at Medford Evergreen Cemetery.
Alphonse Weix was born on March 11, 1923 in Colby to the late Martin and Mary Weix. He served during World War II and participated in the Battle of the Bulge.
On Oct. 1, 1947 in Colby; he married Jean Alexander, who preceded him in death. He worked on construction running heavy equipment in Chicago, Wausau and Medford. He also owned and operated farms near Athens and Dorchester before retiring to the city of Medford.
He was a member of Stetsonville American Legion.
He is survived by five siblings, Irma Kilty and Laura Riese, both of Colby; Mary Ellen (Norbert) Dittner of Marshfield, Leo (Marilyn) Weix of Abbotsford and Rita (Donald) Schnabel of Curtiss; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Weix of Spencer; a brotherin-law, John Alexander of Medford; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.