Obituaries

Lois E Pruitt-Fluhr

May 4, 1941 - Nov. 2, 2023 - Chilton, WI

Funeral Service

Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023

2:30 pm


Wieting Family Funeral Home

411 W Main St.

Chilton, WI 53014

Funeral Visitation

Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023

11:00 am - 2:30 pm


Wieting Family Funeral Home

411 W Main St.

Chilton, WI

Burial Service

Monday, Nov. 13, 2023

11:00 am


Hillside Cemetery

Chilton, WI 53014

Lois E Pruitt-Fluhr

Chilton WI

Lois E. Pruitt-Fluhr, age 82, of Chilton, died on Thursday, November 2, 2023 at her home in Chilton.  She was born May 4, 1941 in Chilton, daughter of the late William Bernetzke and Ida (Ness) Toth.  

Lois devoted much of her working career as a caretaker for the elderly, and proudly served as the activity director at the Toth Nursing Home in Chilton.  

Beyond going dancing in her younger years and stock car racing, Lois also had a passion for bowling.  She honed her bowling skills with her mother, sisters and friends as they traveled throughout the State of Wisconsin and beyond bowling in many tournaments.  As time went on, Lois appreciated moments traveling being a snowbird and hitting up casinos, never passing up an opportunity to play Bingo.  Her four legged friends were everything to Lois, and she continually showed a lot of affection to her dogs and the birds she fed.  

Lois will forever be remembered as a passionate, strong woman who was continually outspoken and was never afraid to share her thoughts.  

She is survived by her children: Tammy (Hank) Gillig, Leon Scott Groeschl, Jody (William) Snyder, Lonnie Groeschl, Therese (Nathan) Wusterbarth; 9 grandchildren: Brandon Gillig and his significant other, Dana Salm, Jerrit(Monica) Gillig, Trisha (Corey) Voigt, Scott (Maria) Groeschl, Kourtney Groeschl, Ian Groeschl, Talicia Wusterbarth, Vanessa Wusterbarth, Kaleb Wusterbarth; 14 great-grandchildren; and a brother: Bill Bernetzke.  She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

Lois was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands: Leon J. Groeschl, Leonardo T. Pruitt & Earl Fluhr; a grandchild: Jamie Hubschmann; and her sisters: Alice Heuvelmans, Frieda Paape & Barbara Paape.  

Funeral service will be at 2:30 pm on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton with Rev. Dr. Marc Axelrod officiating.  Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery in Chilton.  A time of visitation will be held at the Wieting Family Funeral Home from 11:00 am until 2:30 pm on Sunday, November 12, 2023.  

At the time of the service and following, there will be a link available above for those wishing to watch a memorial video or see pictures of the flowers and gifts given to the family.

Condolences


II am so sorry to hear about thIS everyone. It has been very surprising, and I'm surprised I didn't hear about this and III feel so bad for all of you. her her openness and sense of humor will be sorely missed. I'm still laughing just thinking about about some of the stuff she would come up with. Take care everyone.

JODY PUETZ AND HONEY LOU BARNETT (FRIENDS) 2024-01-17 10:54:37

We grew up in downtown Chilton and her folks were friends of my parents at the Central Hotel. and bowling in the 60's was a blast

DIANE ROSE SCHMAHL (friend from childhood and bowling) 2023-11-13 13:35:17

Lois was an amazing lady. Im so grateful that i was able to come from Arizona to see you. I will always remember our last conversation. I love you too. No more pain my friend. Rest in Peace. Give Earl a big hug for me.

Candace Shook (Special Friend) 2023-11-09 19:55:58

Lois, was the sweetest lady she said I was her favorite cashier, I seen her several times a week at the store,she was always laughing and chatting with me, I will really miss her heaven got a special ???? angel.

Kim Hill (Friend) 2023-11-08 21:46:02

I'm so sorry for our loss Lois was the best lady ever I will miss her I love you Lois RIP

Patty lulloff (Friend) 2023-11-08 13:34:00

So sorry to your family.I have known Lois along time.Many laughs through the years

Bonnie Ott (Friend) 2023-11-07 17:42:51

So sorry for your lost. I have known Lois forever. Hugs and prayers sent to all her family

Sandy Dietz (Friend ) 2023-11-06 18:56:30

Grew up with the family. My deepest condolences to the family. May God wrap his arms around all of you and give you strength during this difficult time. She will be greatly missed as she would always remind me of how much I looked like my mom and would call me by my mother's name instead of mine with a smile and a chuckle. Gonna miss her a lot!

Jeanne Immel (Friend) 2023-11-06 18:39:58

My condolences to your family. I've known Lois for many years and always enjoyed her company. We had some pretty good visits. I was so sorry to hear of her passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers ????

Kathy VanDeraa Kuhn (Friend) 2023-11-06 11:02:20

I first met Lois 3 1/2 years ago at Uptown Commons. She had many struggles but worked through them all. We talked about God on several occasions...she said "I am ready" Loved her smile....enjoyed Bingo and seeing her dolls and dog. She will certainly be missed by her family and friends. May God bless each one with his love and peace.

Lena I Pence (Friend) 2023-11-05 20:24:24

Dear Tammy and Lois’s family: Please accept my condolences. Tammy, your mother was a lady who lived life to the fullest (as it should be). I’m sure there’s some commotion going on upstairs!!! Sincerely Jamie Rozman

Jamie Rozman (Friend) 2023-11-05 18:01:18

We are so sorry to hear of Lois passing away. She was always enjoyable to talk with and we enjoyed her wit. We will keep her family in our thoughts and prayers.

Susan J Piepenburg (Classmate ) 2023-11-05 10:57:58

I just met this amazing woman 6 months ago. I fell in love with her the moment I spoke to her the first time on the phone about earl being my biological father. She will hold a very special place always in my heart. Rest easy my friend!

Stefanee fluhr thompson (Step daughter) 2023-11-05 08:56:32

she was a Great person was always east to talk to. sorry for your loss

Rose Heimerl (friend) 2023-11-05 07:56:16

My sympathy to Lois' family. She lived life to the fullest. Her laughter will always be remembered. Sue

Susan Laughrin (Friend/ Classmate) 2023-11-05 07:00:24

Sorry for your loss —My prayers are with her family.

Mary Zirbel (vogel) (classmate) 2023-11-05 00:10:09

A big loss for us all.wish the best to the rest of our friends

Rañdy Bishop (Friend since first grade) 2023-11-04 20:51:36

So very sorry to hear of your loss. Lived at the same community. Played Bingo with her. Visited her in her apartment and she showed me her doll collection. I enjoyed her visit and her wit.

Connie Carey (Acquaintance ) 2023-11-04 20:28:30

So very sorry to hear of your loss. Loved at the same community. Played Bingo with her. Visited her in her apartment and she showed me her doll collection. I enjoyed her visit and her wit.

Connie Carey (Acquaintance ) 2023-11-04 20:27:12

I am sorry to hear that Lois has passed away. We had such fun together sharing many laughs and stories around the table during our time at City Hall. She was a dynamite person and added such flavor to our social time.

Sandra Stephany (Friend from Meals on Wheels program) 2023-11-04 17:01:16

So sorry for your loss I knew Lois for many years. Sending hugs to all family members and friends

Sandy Dietz (Friend ) 2023-11-04 12:49:13


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