Priscilla A. Rettler (nee Wolf), of West Bend, went home to God and also
to her husband Harry on Nov. 28, 2012.
In 1926, Priscilla was born in Nenno, to Paul and Genevieve Wolf. There
she farmed with her family until her marriage to her husband Harry. She
then moved to Hartford where she farmed for a short time with her
husband before moving to West Bend, finally making that their home.
There, she lovingly raised three children along with working several
different jobs. Priscilla was employed as a waitress at the Parkway
restaurant and then later at the Colonial restaurant, after which she
went to work at the West Bend Company from which she, later, retired.
During her retirement, she enjoyed spending as much time as possible
with her husband at their cottage in northern Wisconsin. One of her
greatest joys besides being with family was the time she spent on her
paddle boat fishing alone in her secret fishing spot or with her
daughter, Gen, in the bay while wearing her lucky “Bass” fishing cap
from “Lester’s Fun Spot of The North.” When not at her cottage enjoying
God’s great scenery, Priscilla gardened at home and took great care of
her best friend, her beagle mix, “Caesar.”
Priscilla will be missed by all who knew her great kindness. Priscilla
was a member of Holy Angels Parish.
Priscilla will be deeply missed by her children, David (Sandra) Rettler,
Genevieve (Thomas) Schalles, and Floyd (Elizabeth) Rettler and by her
four grandchildren, Dawn (Nicholas) Rettler-Spartz, Dianna (Brett)
Tarczewski, Clifton (Angel) Rettler, and Charles Rettler and two
step-grandchildren, Lynn (Chad) Ford and Sam (Lisa) Yancey IV, along
with five great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. She is
further survived by one sister, Edna (Wolf) Langenecker, and two
sisters- in-law, Winifred (Conrad) Rettler and Dorothy (Rettler) Owen.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Genevieve Wolf,
husband, Harry, and brother, Ewald Wolf.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at 5
p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend). The
visitation will be at church on Monday, Dec. 3 from 3-4:45 p.m.
Interment will take place at Holy Angels Cemetery. The family has
requested memorials to Cedar Community Foundation or Holy Angels Parish.
Priscilla’s family would like to thank the staff at Cedar Community on
Forestview, Silverbrook, and Cedar Bay West along with Dr. Robert Gibson
and staff for all the support and kindness given to the family.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)