William A. Wirtz

Cemetery Record Information

Full Name: William A. Wirtz
Nickname: Bill


Birth: April 12, 1945
Death: July 12, 1999
Age: 54
Veteran: US Army Reserves


Married Feb. 8, 1969 spouse of Patricia




Bill Wirtz, 54, of N12060 West Line Road, Brownsville, died Monday, July 12, 1999, surrounded by his family.

He was born April 12, 1945, in Fond du Lac, the son of Clarence and Marie Entringer Wirtz.

On Feb. 8, 1969, he married Patty Floyd at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Dotyville.

He was a 1963 graduate of Goodrich High School.  He was formerly employed at Birite Wholesale in Fond du Lac, and was currently self employed as a jack of all trades in home maintenance.  He served in the Army Reserve from 1965 to 1971.  He was a church member at Sons of Zebedee, St. John and James Catholic Church, Oakfield.

Survivors include his wife; his mother and stepfather, Ed and Marie Schneider of Fond du Lac; two sons, Jason (Ann of Oakfield, and Mark (fiancée Laura Coombs) of Fond du Lac; three sisters, Carol (Terry) Thirion of Wausau, Mar (Steve) Bergman of Fond du Lac, and Jean (Robert) Schenck of Fitchberg; four step-grandchildren, Kayla, Joshua and Megan Falk and Joshua Coombs; one grandchild, Hailey Wirtz; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father and paternal and maternal grandparents.

Services:  Funeral services will be held at 10:20 a.m. Friday at Twohig Funeral Homme in Fond d u Lac, followed by 11 a.m. services at Sons of Zebedee St. John and James Catholic Church, Oakfield.  The Rev. Don Zerkel will officiate.  Burial will be held at St. John’s Cemetery, Byron.

Visitation:  From 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  A memorial has been established.

This wonderful man who has been walking the path of life with us, He has suddenly left us for a while, but we won’t worry.  Bill had a habit of doing this once in a while.  We will soon catch up with him – he knows where he is going and so do we.  He led such a good life that he has pride behind him, love around him and hope ahead, so until our paths meet again, so long, Bill.  We are sure going to miss you!

The Reporter (Fond du Lac, Wisconsin)

13 Jul 1999, Tuesday,     Page 12


St. John’s Cemetery – Byron, WI

Headstone Location:
South addition