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5111-60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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Opsy Ruth
Gitzlaff (Gayhart)

January 26, 1919 – January 2, 2019

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Obituary for Opsy Ruth Gitzlaff (Gayhart)

Opsy Ruth Gitzlaff, 99, of Bristol, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at Froedtert South-St. Catherine’s Medical Center Campus.
Born in Kentucky on January 26, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Angeline (Dobson) Gayhart.
In 1941, she married William Gitzlaff; he preceded her in death in 1987.
Opsy worked at Charm Glow Products until her retirement in 1984. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church since 1941.
Opsy enjoyed raising African Violets, crocheting, and completing word searches and crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her three children, Janice (Lee) Leach of Kansasville, William Gary (Jean) Gitzlaff of Bristol, and Kathryn Murrie of Burlington; 9 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and two sisters, Lois Gayhart and Dorothy Keuffer. She is further survived by other loving family and friends.
Opsy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 6 brothers, 3 sisters, and her son-in-law, Bill Murrie.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 5th, at Zion Lutheran Church, 7931 200th Avenue, Bristol, WI 53104, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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First Visitation

When Saturday, January 5th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Location
Zion Lutheran Church
Address
7931 200th Avenue
Bristol, WI 53104
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Service Information

When
Saturday, January 5th, 2019 11:00am
Officiating
Pastor Wayne Meier
Location
Zion Lutheran Church
Address
7931 200th Avenue
Bristol, WI 53104

Interment Information

When
Saturday, January 5th, 2019 12:30pm
Location
Sunset Ridge Memorial Park
Address
4300 Green Bay Road
Kenosha, WI 53144