Virginia Rettinger, 95
Virginia Rettinger, of Antigo, died Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Care Partners under the care of her family and LeRoyer Hospice. She was 95 years old. She was born on May 12, 1923, in Bowler, a daughter of William and Frieda (Scholz) Kolpack. She married Alvin Rettinger on December 16, 1944, in Bowler. He preceded her in death on November 18, 2015.
She was a graduate of Bowler High School with the class of 1941.
Mrs. Rettinger worked in Milwaukee for several years before returning to Antigo where she worked for Weinbrenner Shoe Company factory for 11 years. She also worked as a clerk at the Antigo Montgomery Wards store for 16 years.
She was a longtime and active member of Peace Lutheran Church.
She enjoyed knitting, sewing, needlework and four wheeling. Family functions were valued by Virginia.
Survivors include a daughter, Yvonne (Pete) Pennington of Antigo; four grandchildren Tony (Tiffany) Pennington, Shawn (Andrea) Pennington, Travis (Jeni) Pennington, Kimberly (Victor) Fons all of Antigo; 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by one great-grandchild; two brothers, Erwin (Dorothy) Kolpack, and William (Edna) Kolpack.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 21, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church with Rev. David Karolus officiating. Burial will take place in Elmwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church.