Leland C.Vertz

Feb. 7, 1938 – Aug. 20, 2013

Leland C. Vertz of Big Bend was called home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at the age of 75.

He was the loving father of Bethany Beckman, Craig (Keri) Vertz, Damian (Corinne) Vertz, Anne (Roger) Oldenburg and Nick (Alyssa) Vertz. and proud grandpa of nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his sister, June (Don) Biermert, and other relatives and friends.

Leland was preceded in death by his son, Bradley Vertz; a brother, Loren Vertz; and a sister, Janice Blank.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at St. James Catholic Church, 830 Highway NN East, Mukwonago. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in Leland’s memory.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126 or visit online at