Emmy D. QuirtIssue Date: January 3, 2018
Emmy Dorothy (Kadlec) Quirt, age 97, passed away on December 18, 2017 at the Kirkland Crossings Memory Care unit in Pewaukee, WI after a long and well-lived life filled with love, family and friends.
She was born in Spruce, WI on February 15, 1920. Daughter of Frank and Anna (Slatky) Kadlec. She married Charles David Quirt on July 10, 1941.
Mom was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; 3 brothers, Ernie, Leonard and Herbert; 4 sisters, Charlotte, Gertrude, Irene and Ruby and a daughter-in law, Judith (Gerczak) Quirt as well as nephews, Richard Craig, James Murphy and Gary Quigley and a grandniece, Jennifer (Craig) Bernsteen.
Emmy is survived by her children, Marjorie King (Douglas), Mount Horeb, WI, Peggy Dosen (James) Longmont, CO, Charles Quirt, Madison, WI, Thomas Quirt (Carol Van Hefty), Sheboygan, WI and Dan Quirt (Patricia Orth-Rhyner), Waukesha, WI. Emmy is also survived by her grandchildren, (Marjorie) Laura Ashleigh & Ginny King, (Peggy) Stephanie Dosen Hart & Zachary Dosen, (Charles) Matthew & Benjamin Quirt, (Thomas) Dana Quirt Krepsky, Justin & Nathan Quirt, (Dan) Jon Rhyner & Kimberly Quirt and 6 great-grandchildren, Andrew, Carly, Woodson, Christian, Aubrey and Simon.
Remembered by special loving nieces and nephews and their families, Marlene & Tony Jasen & sons, Pat and Dick Feuling and sons, Mary (James) Murphy, Mike & Mary Anne (Riley) Craig, Ed and Kathy (Craig) Bertrand, Ken and Darlene (Kadlec) Thompson, Patrick and Trudy Quigley and Bob and Katie (Quigley) Johnson.
Emmy worked in Milwaukee early in her life and was a member of Little River's Extension Education (Homemakers) for over 50 years, serving as County President for three years as well as Secretary and Treasurer.
She was also project leader with the Little River 4-H club for 15 years, funeral chairman at St. Joseph's church in Oconto for many years, volunteer worker at the Oconto Nursing Home for 25 years, and a member Queen of Apostles Church Funeral Prayer Shawl Group, Pewaukee, WI.
Her family rejoices in her transition to a life free from pain and her reunion with departed loved ones. We also thank the outstanding staff at Kirkland Crossings for their dedication, compassion and care.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Emmy's name to Kirkland Crossings, 700 Quinlan Drive, Pewaukee WI, 53072. A memorial will be held at the Church & Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road, Waukesha, WI 53188 on Saturday, January 27th, 2018 from 10:30 am " 12:30 pm. Luncheon will follow at the Thunder Bay Grille, N14 W24130 Tower Place, Pewaukee, WI 53072.
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