Phyllis Ann Rutz of Iron Ridge, passed away October 17, 2019, at Shorehaven Nursing Home in Oconomowoc, at the age of 89. She was born November 9,1929 to Lester and Celia (nee Schmeling) DeMund. Phyllis was a beloved wife of Wilbert for 50 years and a loving mom and grandmother. She was a graduate of Hustisford, High School. Phyllis was a member of St. Malachy Sacred Heart Parish all her life. She kept herself busy as a volunteer for Bethesda in Horicon. She was also an avid gardener and loved her flowers. She will be remembered by her friends as a social butterfly.
She is survived by her loving children, Patricia (Richard) Hill, and her son Michael (Susan) Rutz. Her grandchildren Zachary and Lexana. Also, surviving are other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Wilbert in 2000.
A celebration of Phyllis’s life with family receiving relatives and friends will be Thursday, October 24, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Horicon followed by a Mass of Resurrection at 11:30 a.m. Fr. Justin Lopina will be officiating.
Interment will be at St. Malachy Cemetery in Horicon WI.
The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home – Hartford is serving the family
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