Amy Brooke Speirs, 41

Amy Brooke Speirs, 41, died Friday, January 6, 2023, after a long and courageous battle with diabetes.

Amy is survived by her daughter, Avery Weisinger, of Hudson; parents, Russell and Sharon Speirs; sister, Sara (Neil) O’Brien; nieces, Liberty and Ella O’Brien; grandmother, Violet Speirs; significant other, Adam Kucera, all of Traer; several aunts, uncles and cousins; ex-husband, Brent Weisinger, of Hudson; and her beloved kitty, Glen.

Preceding Amy in death were her grandparents, Homer and Marjorie Degner and David Speirs.

Amy was born August 19, 1981, in Waterloo, the daughter of Russell and Sharon (Degner) Speirs. She attended school at North Tama, graduating in 1999. She then attended Hawkeye Community College, graduating in 2001 with a Medical Secretary degree. On April 9, 2005, Amy was united in marriage to Brent Weisinger in Cedar Falls. The couple later divorced, but continued to have a close relationship while raising their daughter.

Amy had many “loves” in her lifetime, a few of those being fishing, makeup, manicured fingernails, cars and finding homes for stray kittens.

A memorial fund has been established.

Private services will be held. Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home of Vinton is caring for Amy’s family. Condolences may be left at www.teahenfuneralhome.com