Alice Fay Weiss


May 6, 1939 - December 3, 2023

Alice Fay Weiss, 84, a resident of the Phoenix, Arizona area, passed away on December 3, 2023. 

Alice was a beloved wife, sister, friend, daughter, mother and an amazing cook! Alice is survived by her three children, Hayley, Michael and Mark Weiss; and sisters, Helen, Maxine, Ginny and Ann. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Lawrence “Yogi” Weiss (passed 2019); her brother, Bobby and her parents, Lillian Pauline and Othel Jewel Sherman. 

Alice was born May 6, 1939 in Rayville, Louisiana and graduated from High School in 1957. She was honorably discharged from the Army November 4, 1960 majoring in Airline Communications. She met Larry “Yogi” in Chicago and they were married June 9, 1962. 

Alice, Yogi, their three children and dog, Puff moved to Hot Springs, South Dakota in December 1977. Between Chicago and Hot Springs, they were successful business owners in the hospitality business for almost 5 decades (Yogi’s Den). 

Alice was always the glue that held everything together and was a voice of reason for all who knew her. Alice and Yogi retired to the Phoenix, Arizona area in 2015. They were larger than life and all who knew them loved to be in their presence. 

A family viewing was held December 8, 2023. Visit for online condolences

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