Grutzik, Virginia A.
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Virginia A. Grutzik, 91 of City Point died on Monday, May 05, 2014 at the House of The Dove in Marshfield under Ministry Home Care Hospice. She fought a brave battle with kidney dialysis for over 6 years.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30am Friday, May 9, 2014 at St. Joachim's Catholic Church in Pittsville with Fr. Bob Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Spaulding Cemetery, City Point.
Visitations will be from 9am Friday at the church until service time.
Buchanan/Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Virginia was born, eldest of 15 children on September 23, 1922 in Loyal to George and Leona (Schweiger) Bentzler and was known as "Ginny Ma".
She was united in marriage to John C. Grutzik on October 18, 1947 in Wisconsin Rapids. John passed away on November 28, 2000.
Her hobbies included reading, crocheting, knitting, cooking and visiting with family and friends. Virginia was a member of former Martyrs Chapel Altar Society in City Point and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 153 of Pittsville.
She is survived by her children, Judith (Richard) Zabawa of Stevens Point, James (Sarah) Grutzik of City Point, Joan (David) Dix of City Point, John "Jack" (Kathryn) Grutzik of Black River Falls; 5 grandchildren 8 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter. Virginia is further survived by her siblings, Donald (Georgiane) Bentzler of Marshfield, George Bentzler of Crivitz, Edward (Donna) Bentzler of Rochester, NH, Raymond (Darlene) Bentzler of Hartford, WI, Kenneth (Holly) Bentzler of New London, Mary (Myron) Burkhardt of Henderson, NV, Leona (Irban) Aumann of Marshfield, Kathleen (Ronald) Froeba of Loyal and Janet Freuhbrodt of Marshfield.
Besides her parents and husband John, she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
The family would like to thank Golden Living Center Three Oaks for their wonderful l care given to Mom.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com
Rembs Funeral Home
300 South Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on May 6, 2014