Lori Bartz, 54|
Lori Jean Bartz, 54, of West Bend, found peace on Friday, August 30,
2013, after her 13 year struggle with cancer.
She was born on Oct. 24, 1958, in Milwaukee. She married David Bartz Sr.
on Dec. 20, 1980, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Milwaukee.
Lori was employed as a legal secretary at the Doherty Law Office in West
Bend for the past 10 years. During her struggle with cancer for the past
13 years, Lori was a Chemo Angel, volunteering, making quilts, sending
cards and toys to children with cancer. She was the best wife and mother
She is survived by her husband, David; three children, Amanda Jean
Kreuser of Kewaskum, David Bartz Jr. of West Bend and Bonnie Jo Bartz of
Menomonee Falls; three grandchildren, Brooke Lynn Kreuser, Trisha
Victoria Kreuser and Elizabeth Casey; a sister, Cheri Katzung of
Milwaukee; other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia Merkel.
A visitation in memory of Lori will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, from
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Myrhum Ė Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington
St., West Bend.
Donations to the family generously accepted.
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