Noel P. Cartwright, 65

A memorial service for Noel Patrice Cartwright was celebrated on  
Sept. 11, 2011, at the Grafton Rose-Harms Legion Post.  The  
celebration included dinner, dancing and karaoke (some of Noel’s  
favorite things).

Noel had a smile on her face as she went to the Lord on May 23, 2011,  
the night following a wonderful celebration of her life. Noel was the  
beloved mother of Frank (Lisa) Cartwright, Leah (Pete) Petersen,  
Melissa (Tim) Arifin and Kristin (Ryan) Roddy. She will be greatly  
missed by her grandchildren, Mia, Aidan and Talan Roddy, Kailey and  
Keira Petersen and step-grandson, Zach Petersen. Also among the  
family mourners are Noel’s nieces and nephews. Noel was the caring  
daughter of Mary Stoke (nee Daas), sister of Vicki (Donald) Massie  
and sister-in-law of Sharon (Ray) Mielke. Noel is further survived by  
many close relatives, family and friends.

Noel was preceded in death by an infant son, Charles Francis; her  
husband, Francis Charles Cartwright; and her father, Gregory  
Holzbauer (also known as Bob Gregory).

Noel was born Dec. 16, 1946, in Milwaukee. to Mary (nee Daas) and  
Gregory Holzbauer. She was united in marriage to Francis C.  
Cartwright on Nov. 25, 1965. She worked at Grafton State (now Harris)  
Bank as the facilities manager until she retired to care for her  
husband. She was a volunteer with the Girl Scouts, Los Ojos de Dios  
Orphanage at Juarez, Mexico, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  
Together, Noel and Francis raised some $40,000 for MDA research.
The family wishes to thank the Elizabeth Residence and staff in  
Bayside and Hospice Advantage for their compassionate care of Noel.