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
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.