Shirley Joan Hartz, Elkhorn, WI (1935-2015)

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August 12, 2015

September 15, 1935 - August 10, 2015

Shirley Joan Hartz, 79, of Elkhorn, WI, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, at her residence. She was born Sept. 15, 1935, in Burlington, WI, the daughter of the late Percy and Joan (Kaufman) Greene. She graduated from East Troy High School with the Class of 1953. She was united in marriage to William J. Hartz on June 12, 1954, in Elkhorn, WI. Bill died Feb. 22, 2013. Shirley was a 4-H leader for knitting and sewing with Lakeland 4-H club for over 15 years and FFA Alumni. She knitted hats for all the newborns at Lakeland Medical Center for many years. She enjoyed working in her flower garden.

Shirley is survived by her five children: Nancy (Rodney) Lee of Darien, WI, Richard (Joyce) Hartz of Chippewa Falls, WI, Barbara “Bobbie” Hartz-York of Elkhorn, WI, Mary (Jim) Vorpagel of Delavan, WI, and Donna (David) Bjorge of Elkhorn, WI; twenty-four grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; special friends: Dwayne, Ann and Craig. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; daughter, Diane; granddaughter, Stephanie Hartz; a great-grandson, Rowan Lee; and her brother, Donald Greene.

Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 730 N. Wisconsin Street, Elkhorn, WI, with Angie Alesci, Hospice Chaplain, officiating. Burial will be at Hazel Ridge Cemetery, Elkhorn, WI. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m until time of service at the FUNERAL HOME. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com


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