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29-12-10, 18:29
Nancy M. Wiitala, 71, Superior died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, in Golden Living of Superior.

She was born Dec. 30, 1938, in Superior, to William and Elsie (Hoven) Sewall.

She graduated from the former Central High School in 1957. She married Martin Wiitala on Dec. 12, 1959, and celebrated 49 years of marriage before he passed away March 29, 2009.

Nancy was employed as a school crossing guard for the city of Superior for 26 years.

She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church. She enjoyed her years as an avid “Hockey Mom”, and she was a devoted fan of the Wisconsin Badgers.

Nancy is survived by two daughters, Marian (Joseph Jr.) Kutzler, Superior; Gloria Svean, Reno, Nevada; one son, Martin (Jeanne) Wiitala, Jr., Lakeville, Minn.; seven grandchildren, Lindsey Wiitala, Emily Wiitala Corey Svean, Ryan Kutzler, Amy Wiitala, John Wiitala, Katlyn Wiitala; one special nephew, Eric Sewall; and several other nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband Martin, Nancy is preceded in death by a son, William Wiitala, her parents and brother William Sewall.

Visitation will begin at noon until the 1 p.m. memorial service Tuesday, Jan. 4 in the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home. Pastor Charles Plaster of Concordia Lutheran Church will officiate.

Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers will be Nancy’s grandsons, Corey, Ryan and John and her nephew Eric.

Send a condolence or sign the online guest book at www.lenroot-maetzold.com.

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