A funeral Mass for Robert L. Waiz Sr., 80, of Jeffersonville, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Jeffersonville, with burial to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. He died Dec. 27, 2011, at Episcopal Church Home in Louisville.
He was the owner/operator of Waiz Real Estate and Taggart Insurance. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, the Jeffersonville Optimist Club, and a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 35. He was a 4th degree Knights of Columbus, past president of the Southern Indiana Rehab Board and Southern Indiana Board of Realtors, was Realtor of the Year, a lay minister at his church and served two terms on the Jeffersonville City Council. He was also an Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara (Stallings) Waiz; son, Robert Waiz Jr. and his wife Susan, of Jeffersonville; daughter, Catherine Heaton and her husband Chris, of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Lena and Robert Waiz III, of Jeffersonville, and Jason, Matthew and Kelsey Heaton, of Cincinnati; and brothers, William Waiz, of Clarksville and Joseph Waiz, of Sellersburg.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church. Coots’ Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, is in charge of the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Adopt a Child Scholarship Fund at St. Augustine Catholic Church.