Loretta M. Klitzman, 91


Loretta M. Klitzman (nee Wagner), 91, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at RiverWay Place in West Bend.

Loretta was born July 21, 1918, to Joseph and Margaret (nee Kahlscheuer) Wagner in the town of Polk. She married Erwin Klitzman on June 10, 1939, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Slinger. Erwin preceded her in death in 1972.

Loretta enjoyed baking, especially her decorated Christmas and Easter cutout cookies. She loved flowers. Loretta was a member of the Eagles, the Daughters of Isabella and St. Kilian Catholic Church in Hartford.

Loretta is survived by her children, Thomas J. (Judy) of McNaughton, Daniel C. (Sandra) of West Bend and Margaret Mary (Scott) Glass of Walker, Iowa; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Evelyn Wagner of Hartford; and her brother-in-law, Albert Castelli of Milwaukee. Loretta is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Erwin; son, William Klitzman; grandson, Perry C. Klitzman; and her brothers and sisters.

Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at St. Kilian Catholic Church at 7 p.m. with the Rev. David LaPlante officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends on Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church. Burial will be held at St. Kilian Cemetery in Hartford.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.shimonfuneralhome.com.