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Irma L. Pitlik PDF Print E-mail

Irma L. Pitlik, age 87, of Eagle River, Wis., formerly of Sugar Camp, Wis., died on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.

She was born on Feb. 1, 1926, in Eagle River, the daughter of John and Anna (Wiebe) Spiess.

Irma was raised on a farm and attended schools in Eagle River.

On Oct. 11, 1945, she was married to Joseph Pitlik in Sugar Camp. It was there that she enjoyed being a  homemaker and raising her children.

Irma enjoyed gardening, crafts and birdwatching, particularly hummingbirds, and she truly loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Irma is survived by her daughters, JoRene (Jim Vales) Youngman of Eagle River, Cathy (Frank) Sullivan of Sugar Camp, Jenelle (Jerry) Ninko of Conover, Wis., and Denise (Jeff) Johnson of Appleton, Wis.; brother, Walter (Shirley) Spiess of Eagle River; sister, Doris (Steve) Silber of Eagle River; sister-in-law, Margaret Spiess; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, in 1981; brothers, Rudy, Arthur, Herman and Charles Spiess; and son-in-law, Charles Youngman.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle River. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in St. Kunegunda Catholic Cemetery in Sugar Camp.

Condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements by Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River, Wis.


Tuesday, November 19, 2013 1:32 PM

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