Celia L. Klitzka, 76
Celia L. Klitzka, 76, of Aniwa, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Aspirus Langlade Hospital.
Celia was born on July 16, 1942 in Milwaukee, the daughter of the late Elois Ruiz and the late Beatrice (nee Schroeder) & Omer Cyr.
On September 3, 1960, Celia was united in marriage to LeRoy Klitzka. He survives.
Celia loved watching the Milwaukee Brewers and kept a journal of their stats. She enjoyed going to the casino and was a wonderful homemaker. Celia always made sure that, no matter who you were, you were always welcome in her home.
Survivors include her loving husband, LeRoy Klitzka Sr.; four children, LeRoy (Ann) Klitzka, Jr., Alan (Sherry) Klitzka, Sr., Robin (Forrest) Crandall and Pam Ziber; 12 grandchildren and step grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren. Celia always opened her home and heart by helping to raise her ‘other children’ which include her much loved godsons, Bob and Jeff Klitzka and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by many other relatives and friends.
Celia was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved grandparents, Pedro and Luz Ruiz; grandson, Jason and a great-granddaughter, Telari.
A funeral service for Celia will be held at 11AM on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood. Rev. Betty Wyatt will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Aniwa. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9AM until the time of service at the funeral home.