Cover photo for Mabel Elicia Weisz's Obituary
Mabel Elicia Weisz Profile Photo
1940 Mabel 2024

Mabel Elicia Weisz

September 26, 1940 — March 18, 2024

Mabel Weisz, 83, Bismarck, peacefully passed away on March 18, 2024.

The funeral services and ceremonies will be held at 11:00 AM, March 27, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Pkwy, Bismarck. She will be laid to rest at the ND Veteran's Cemetery. 

A visitation will be held the evening before from 5:00-7:00 PM, Tuesday, March 26, at Parkway Funeral Service with a time of sharing to begin at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue one hour prior to her funeral service.

Mabel Elicia Dahl was born on September 26, 1940, as the firstborn child of Grace & Iver Dahl. She grew up in Huff, ND with her eight siblings, Delila, Leroy, Jean, Lynette, Keith, Louayne, Karen and Judy. She attended Mandan Highschool until 1958, received her GED in 1972 and went on to achieve her Associates Teaching Degree. She was a member of the ND Association for the Education of Young Children and served on the Advisory Board of the Occupational Child Care.

Mabel met and was married to Charlie Engdahl from 1964-1991. Together they raised three children, Barb, Jay and Al. During this time she was a charter member of the Friendly Neighbors Homemakers Club, a Leader of the Local 4-H club and taught Kindergarten Bible school. She and Charlie enjoyed playing cards with their card club. She was an avid book reader, always interested in furthering her education.

She was talented in so many ways, ranging from sewing entire outfits to sharing her love of arts and crafts with her grandchildren. Mabel was most known for her patience, kindness and warm smile.

In 1972, she started parent volunteering at HeadStart which led through becoming an aide, assistant teacher and in 1981, her first teaching position in her career with BECEP. She said this was a rewarding and challenging experience and enjoyed her time there.

From 1993-2022, she was married to Bernie Weisz who brought an additional six sons to the family, Doug, Don, David, Dan, Dwight and Dale.

She retired from BECEP in 2001 and then spent many hours traveling with Bernie to various job sites.  They enjoyed attending threshing bees, bluegrass festivals and traveling.

Mabel is survived by her children, Barb McCormick, Sterling, ND, Jay (Lanette) Engdahl, Mandan, ND, Al Engdahl, Tappen, ND; stepchildren, Doug (Gayl) Weisz, Sugarland, TX, Don Weisz, Peggy Weisz, Dave (Patty) Weisz, Dwight (Lisa) Weisz, Dan (Brenda) Weisz, all of Bismarck, ND and Dale Weisz, Mandan, ND; grandchildren, Sara (Scott) Markel, David McCormick, Shanon McCormick, Candi (Zack) Finley, Tiffany (Korey) Bodvig, Dustin (Sheldon) Bauer, Austin Engdahl (Elaina Poitra), Derek Engdahl; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Saden, Grace, Joseph, Greyson, Ainsley, Charlie Mabel, Keylee, Keagan, Kenna and Kensley; step-grandchildren, Chad (Lea), Emily (Rusty), Cole, Shay (Nataly), Gabriel, Erika, Danielle, Dalton (Maria) and Christopher; step-great-grandchildren, Andrew, Jayce, Brinley, Evalyn, Bentley; sisters, Delila (Duane) Bauer, Bismarck, ND, Louayne (Peter) Kassian, Mandan, ND, Karen Scherr, and Judy Dahl, both of Sioux Falls, SD; brother-in-law, Gerry Hatzenbihler and sister-in-law, Vivian Dahl, both of Center, ND, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Grace and Iver Dahl; brothers, Leroy and Keith Dahl; sisters, Jean (David) Fitzgerald and Lynette Hatzenbihler, spouses, Charles Engdahl and Bernard Weisz, and son-in-law, Larry McCormick.

Mabel will be dearly missed by all who knew her. May she rest in peace.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mabel Elicia Weisz, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Parkway Funeral and Cremation Service

2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, ND 58503

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Prayer Service

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

7:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Parkway Funeral and Cremation Service

2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, ND 58503

Time of Sharing to begin at 7PM

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Parkway Funeral and Cremation Service

2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, ND 58503

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

11:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Parkway Funeral and Cremation Service

2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, ND 58503

Livestream

Click to watch

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

1:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

North Dakota Veteran's Cemetery

, Mandan, ND 58554

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 2489

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree