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Richard H. Wirth
Richard Henry Wirth, 88, of Mountain passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3.
Born in Grand Rapids, Mi. on Sept. 20, 1924 to the late Henry and Jane (Van Boven) Wirth, he served in the South Pacific during World War II with the United States Navy.
He married Lois Vogltanz on Nov. 24, 1951 and moved to Wisconsin. He went to school for farming and purchased Wirth Brothers Produce Farm. He later worked for William Farm until retirement and then traveled in his motorhome out West and to Alaska. He enjoyed deer hunting and fishing
He is survived by a daughter, Kathy (Clifford) Rummel; four sons, David (Karen) Wirth, Donald Wirth, Gary Wirth and Steve (Peggy) Wirth; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois on June 1, 1992; a brother, Charles Wirth and a sister, Irene Steanburg.
Visitation will be held at Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 3 p.m. until the funeral service at 7 p.m. with Pastor Paul Scheunemann officiating. Interment will take place in Mountain Cemetery.
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