She was born March 28, 1941 in Joliet, Illinois to the late Carl and Henrietta Zusag. She moved to Lake Wales from Terra Haute, Indiana in 2004. Pearl worked in hotel services and was of the Lutheran faith. She was an avid reader and enjoyed going to the library, puzzles, gardening, and computer games. She was a Cubs and Hosier fan.
Pearl was preceded in death by her husband of 17 years, Fred Albert Weiss, Jr. She is survived by her daughters, Marie Bregenzer and husband Lawrence of Joliet, Illinois, Kathleen Browning of Lake Wales, Violet Ishmael and husband Dale of Channahon, Illinois, and Emma Heintzelman and husband John of Babson Park; son, Fred Weiss, III and wife Carol of Joliet, Illinois; brother, Carl Zusag and wife Melissa of Minneola, Illinois; nine grandchildren, Lawrence, Charles, Michael, Fred, Robert, William, Eric, Buck, and Amy; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
No local services are scheduled. Interment will take place at Elmhurst Cemetery in Joliet, Illinois.