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Walter Norman Koerwitz
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Obituary for Walter Norman Koerwitz

Walter (Wally) N. Koerwitz, age 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 24, 2018. He was born to the late Walter F. and Martha (Hildebrand) Koerwitz on May 30, 1929 in Neenah, WI. He joined the United States Army and served from 1951 until 1953. After getting out of the army, he married the love of his life, Janet Darling, on October 26, 1957 at Presbyterian Church in Neenah. Wally and Janet were members of Martin Luther Church in Oshkosh. Wally enjoyed gardening, bowling, playing softball and sheepshead. He was an avid Packers, Brewers and Bucks fan. He was proud of the fact that he attended the 1967 Ice Bowl.
Wally is survived by his wife, Janet; four sons, Scott, David, John (Yanru) and Christopher (Angie) Koerwitz; two daughters, Cathy McGee, and Colleen (Fred) Wilde; brother, Daniel (Marilyn) Koerwitz; 14 grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
In addition to his parents, Walter was preceded in death by his sister, Elaine Koerwitz.
A funeral service for Wally will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Martin Luther Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1526 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, with Rev. Jeffrey Berg officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 11:00 a.m. until 1 p.m., followed by the funeral service.
Special thanks to Aurora Hospice for their kind and supportive care for Wally and his family. In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a donation to the Salvation Army.


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Visitation

Friday

27

Apr

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Martin Luther Ev. Lutheran Church

1526 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Service

Friday

27

Apr

1:00 PM
Martin Luther Ev. Lutheran Church

1526 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Cemetery Details

Location

Lake View Memorial Park

2786 Algoma Blvd,
Oshkosh, WI 54901

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