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Kenneth W Bolz
Nov. 9, 1951 - June 10, 2020
Chilton, WI
Funeral Service:
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
11:00 am
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
54 E. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Burial Service:
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
12:00 pm
Hillside Cemetery
North Madison St
Chilton, WI 53014
Parish Vigil Service:
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
7:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Kenneth W Bolz
Chilton, WI

Kenneth W. Bolz, age 68, of Chilton, died on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at his home in Chilton.  He was born November 9, 1951 in Fond du Lac, son of the late William & Armella (Bittner) Bolz.  Ken married Jane Haltinner on August 16, 1975 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Chilton.  

Ken began working at the Foley Company while in high school, and transitioned to the Chilton Malting Company, now known as Briess Industries, where he was a roaster, and later grew the malt used for important things such as beer and cereal. 

He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, the Chilton AC’s, the German American Club and was a former member of the Chilton Fire Department.  Ken enjoyed the great outdoors, especially time spent hunting and fishing.  He was an avid Milwaukee Brewer fan and never turned down a good Polka song. He appreciated time spent at the cottage in Shawano where he could rest, relax and watch the cars go by.  

Ken will fondly be remembered as a man who enjoyed and treasured the simple things in life, like grilling and spending time with his family. 

Survivors include his wife: Jane; his children: Laura (John) Geiger, Eric (Holly) Bolz, and Scott Bolz; his 5 grandchildren: Lindsay and Natalie Geiger, Benjamin Savage, Khloe and Emerson Bolz, and all of the Daycare Grandchildren;  a sister: Katherine Bush; 2 brothers: Dave (Nancy) Bolz and John Bolz; a sister-in-law: Fran Haltinner; and 2 brothers-in-law: Richard Loose and Lyle (Connie) Haltinner.  He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

Ken was preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, other family members and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church (54 E. Main St.) in Chilton with Rev. Jon Thorsen officiating.  Burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 and on Wednesday at the funeral home from 9:30 am until 10:30 am when family prayers will be held.  A Parish Vigil Service will take place at the close of the visitation on Tuesday evening.  

Ken’s family would like to thank the entire oncology department at St. Elizabeth Hospital, especially Katie, April and Deb, as well as the Ascension Hospice program, especially Kris & Doris for all of the loving care that was provided to Ken, as well as his entire family throughout this time. 
Sending my Sympathy to you and your family. ???

Bonnie Weber (Neighbor ) - June 15, 2020


We express our sympathy for the loss of Ken. Let the great memories live on.

Mike and Doris Bennin (Friends) - June 15, 2020


Ken was such a kind man. I was lucky to have been able to know and care for him. He will be greatly missed.

Katie - June 15, 2020


Our deepest sympathies to a very kind family who always treated our kids like family. Such happy, loving pictures you shared here. Thank you. Love and prayers.

Ken & Lisa Mathes (friend) - June 12, 2020


I always enjoyed the morning greetings that we exchanged when dropping off your grandchildren, you were both very friendly and always had a kind word to say.

Karen G (CACS staff member) - June 12, 2020


I was saddened to learn of Ken's death. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. May he rest in peace.

Mary Ronk ((Ken and Rod - Co-workers)) - June 11, 2020


Dear Jane and family,
so sorry to hear of Ken's passing. I enjoyed seeing you coming to church when I ushered. It was fun to joke with him about the grand kids. He was a wonderful person and will be missed dearly. May God keep your family in His care as you move through this difficult time. Sincerely, Tom & LInda Cullen

Thomas G Cullen (Friend) - June 11, 2020


So very sorry to hear about Ken.No more pain for him

Bonnie Ott (Friend) - June 10, 2020


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