Alice F. Wirtz, 92


Alice Frances Wirtz, 92, died Wednesday April 10, 2013, at the Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mount Calvary. She was surrounded by family members at the time of her death. Alice was born April 29, 1920, in St. Peter, Wis., the daughter of Alfred and Ida (Steffen) Richter. Alice married Rudolph Wirtz on Oct. 21, 1941, at St. Peterís Catholic Church, Malone, Wis. She worked alongside Rudy at Rudy's General Store, in Peebles, Wis. She later worked as a delicatessen clerk at the Red Owl Country Store in Fond du Lac. Alice was a member of the Holy Family Parish and attended St. Peterís Church and the Christian Mothers Society.

Alice enjoyed reading, music, traveling, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will be remembered for her generosity and service to others.

Survivors include: Her children, Jean (Jim) Schmitz, Patricia (Richard) Flasch, June Lieffring and David (Annette) Wirtz all of Fond du Lac, Thomas (Patricia) Wirtz of Berlin, Janet (Manuel) Rios of Chicago, and Lynn (Gerald) Holl of West Bend. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Alice is survived by three sisters-in-law, Olga Roehrig, Alice E. Wirtz and Helen Richter, and one brother- i n - l aw Frank Staab. She was preceded in death by her husband Rudy, his parents Joseph and Gertrude Wirtz, her son Peter, her parents Alfred and Ida Richter, a brother Vernon Richter, and a sister Virginia Schaefer, 10 brothers-in- law: Herman, Ambrose (Jack), Herbert, Phillip, and Edgar Wirtz, Jerry Hahn, Ambrose Roehrig, Oliver Ciske, Bernard Julka, Gilbert Schaefer, and also six sisters- in-law: Estella Hahn, Rita Ciske, Genevieve Julka, Regina Wirtz, Priscilla Staab, and Lorraine Wirtz.

Visitation will be on Sunday, April 14, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave., Fond du Lac. Funeral will be at Monday, April 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Peterís Church-Holy Family, W3698 County Road, St. Peter. Burial will follow at St. Peterís Parish Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

The family would like to express sincere thanks to the staff of the Villa Loretto Nursing Home for the compassionate care and friendship extended to Alice and her family.

Additional information and guestbook can be found at www.ueckerwitt.com.

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.