Katherine A. ‘Kathy’ Boritzke
April 22, 1956 – Aug. 4, 2013
Katherine A. “Kathy” Boritzke (nee Britz), 57, of Oconomowoc, soared
into the arms of waiting angels Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, after a prolonged
illness with breast cancer.
Kathy was born April 22, 1956, in Wisconsin Rapids, to Barbara and
Donald Britz. She attended Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids. She
was a longtime employee of Boston Store before becoming an accomplished
decorative painter and muralist. She was on the committee of the
Oconomowoc Festival of Arts for several years. She enjoyed gardening
with her mother, sewing, painting beautiful flowers and scenery, but
most importantly, being a loving role model for her cherished children,
Sarah and Lauren.
Kathy is survived by her loving husband, Bill; daughters, Sarah and
Lauren; and mother, Barbara Britz. She is the dear sister of Mike
(Jessie), Dan (Karrell), Marty, Jody and Nick Britz, Anna (Chris) Lauten
and Lawrence (Sandy) Britz. She is further survived by aunts, uncles,
nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
Kathy was preceded in death by her father, Don, and infant daughter,
The family would like to send their sincere appreciation to Dr. Sanchez
and his caring staff at Aurora Advanced Health Care, as well as the
superior nursing staff on the oncology floor at Waukesha Memorial
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service
Friday, Aug. 9, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road
(at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts
would be appreciated.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more
information, call 827-0659 or visit
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