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Weiss, Elma Steck (5/3/1923 - 7/22/2014)

By The Arizona Republic (Phoenix)

Elma Steck Weiss, 91, of Sun City, AZ was born May 3, 1923 and died July 22, 2014.  

Elma served in the Navy from 1944-46 and earned a doctorate in Physical Education.  She was the Women's Athletic Director at Phoenix College from 1961-1984, and she played in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League from 1948-1949. 

Elma was predeceased by her daughter Cindy Whitley, and survived by 3 children and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

A Celebration of Life for Elma was held on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Best Funeral Services-West Valley Chapel, Peoria AZ. Interment was conducted Friday Aug 1, 2014 at the Veterans National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. 

Contributed by: Helen Nordquist
Submitted on: 01/16/2015
Copyright: The Arizona Republic (Phoenix) on July 27, 2014

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