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Patsy Reetz

January 7, 1947 — June 11, 2017

Patsy Jean Reetz, age 70, of Neshkoro, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Sunday, June 11, 2017 at her home. She was born Jan.7, 1947 in Neshkoro, the daughter of Bliss and Clara (Krey) Crane. She married Dennis L. Reetz on Sept. 9, 1967 at Zion Lutheran Church in Neshkoro. Patsy was employed as a beautician at LeFemme Beauty Salon in Wautoma for 45 years until her retirement. She loved taking care of her many flower gardens and crafting with ceramics. She and her husband enjoyed their many visits to Dell-Boo Campgrounds at Wisconsin Dells to visit extended family. Patsy loved to spoil her six loving grandnieces and grandnephews. Patsy and Dennis traveled to many states, but their favorite destination were the mountains of Montana. She was a faithful member of Zion Lutheran Church in Neshkoro, and a member of the Altar Guild.

She is survived by her loving husband of almost 50 years, Dennis L. Reetz, Neshkoro; four siblings, Gilbert Crane, Neshkoro, Audrey (Richard) Knopp, Oshkosh, Barbara (David) Lovett, Waukesha, Bliss (Maureen) Crane, Neshkoro; two special aunts, Ardell Albers, Reedsburg, Elaine Gramse, Westfield; sister-in-law, Darlene Crane, Sun Prairie; brothers-in-law, Ronald (Sandy) Reetz, Neshkoro, Robert Reetz, Neshkoro, Norlin (Colleen) Reetz, Neshkoro, Keith (Kim) Reetz, Oshkosh; special friends, Ronald and Ann Dahlke along with their children, Jeni Lehman and Aaron Dahlke. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. Patsy was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Adrian Crane and Dean Crane; stepfather, Rolo Bryant; in-laws, Harold and Frieda Reetz; uncles, Raymond, Edgar and Lester Krey; aunt, Juanita Krey.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Neshkoro with Rev. Franklin Giebel officiating. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Leikness Funeral Home in Wautoma and on Saturday at the Church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established.

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