Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Raymond Lincoln Weiss

February 12, 1930 - May 26, 2021


Date and Time

Friday, May 28, 2021 at 12 Noon


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077


Rabbi David Oler


Memorial Park Cemetery
9900 Gross Point Road
Skokie, Illinois 60076
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Bock Weiss Residence
1500 Oak Avenue, Unit 5F
Evanston, Illinois 60201
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Friday following the interment until 6PM and Sunday 1PM-6PM

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Memorial Contributions

Michael I. Jacobson Memorial Gomle Fund
195 North Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089


Raymond Lincoln Weiss was born on 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio to Adolph and Nina (Koller) Weiss, immigrants from Hungary. He received a B. A. from the University of Cincinnati in 1951. He studied at the Hebrew University in Israel and, in 1951, earned an M. H. L. from the Hebrew Union College. He served in the active rabbinate from 1956 to 1962. In 1966 Weiss received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He taught in the philosophy department of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 1965 to 1996. He is the author (with Charles Butterworth) of Ethical Writings of Maimonides (1975) and Maimonides Ethics: The Encounter of Philosophic and Religious Morality (1991). He is survived by his beloved wife, Catherine Bock-Weiss, his nieces Linda Gaibel and Arlene Fox, and many grand nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Howard Weiss and his sister Mildred Zlatin. Service Friday 12 noon at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Interment Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Michael I. Jacobson Memorial Gomle Fund, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 www.gomlefund.org. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com


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