Boritzke, Katherine A. "Kathy'
Katherine, A "Kathy" (nee Britz) Boritzke, age 57, soared into the arms of awaiting angels on August 4, 2013 after a prolonged illness with breast cancer.
Kathy was born April 22, 1956, in Wisconsin Rapids, to Barbara and Donald Britz. She attended Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids. Kathy was a long time employee of Boston Store before becoming an accomplished decorative painter and muralist. She was on the committee of the Oconomowoc Festival of Arts for several years. She enjoyed gardening with her mother, sewing, painting beautiful flowers and scenery, but most importantly, being a loving role model for her cherished children, Sarah and Lauren.
Kathy is survived by husband, Bill; and daughters, Sarah and Lauren. She is further survived by mother, Barbara, siblings, Mike (Jessie) Britz, Dan (Karrell) Britz, Marty Britz, Jody Britz, Nick Britz, Anna (Chris) Lauten, Lawrence (Sandy) Britz. Other survivors include aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law.
Kathy was preceded in death by father, Don, and infant daughter, Lindsey.
Visitation 4 p.m., Friday August 9, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home (Hwy J and JJ, 4 blocks south of I-94) followed by a 7 p.m. Memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Oconomowoc Festival of Arts on her behalf.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Aug. 8, 2013