John G. Hirtreiter
age 86, of Park Falls, died on Thursday March 21, 2013 at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls. He was born on April 7, 1926 in Butternut, the son of John and Louise (Emke) Hirtreiter. His early life and schooling were in Butternut. After his schooling he entered the United States Army, serving in Japan and Colorado, where he lived until 1974 when he returned to the Park Falls area. John owned a TV repair business and worked in manufacturing while in Colorado and then worked for the Flambeau Paper Mill until his retirement. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing.
He is survived by
Nancy (Garry) West of Littleton, CO
Sandy (Jim) Harris of Northglenn, CO
Sally & Steve Harris
(2)great-granddaughters: Emily and Abby Turner
and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and (4)brothers and sisters: Ruth Wegner, Joan Metz, Eugene Hirtreiter, and Roland Hirtreiter.
A private memorial will be held.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.