PHILLIPS

Arleen F. Tritz

Oct. 13, 1940 - Oct. 7, 2008

Arleen F. Tritz, 67, of Phillips, died at St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008. She was born Oct. 13, 1940, to Francis and Olive Steiner.

She spent her early life in Palmyra and was a graduate of Palmyra High School. As a young lady, she was employed by Oaks Manufacturing of Elkhorn. She married Steve Tritz on Sept. 5, 1959, in Palmyra. They made their home in Price County at the time of their retirement in 1994. In her free time, she enjoyed crafting, playing cards and spending time with her family and friends.

Arleen is survived by her son, Neal (Jill) Tritz of Tomahawk; daughter-in-law, Beth Wade of Arizona; five grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Sandra (Wayne) Strasburg of Jefferson; and by other friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve, on April 11, 1998, and by two sons, Craig and Scott.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Oct. 11, at Heindl Funeral Home, 304 N. Avon Ave., with the Rev. James Celba of St. Therese Catholic Church officiating. Interment will be in the Lakeside Cemetery in Phillips.

Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. For more information, call (715) 339-2313.