Tuesday, September 1, 2015


Myrtle A. Metz, 95, of Stetsonville, passed away at her home, Sunday August 30, 2015, surrounded by her family, and under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice.
Myrtle was born August 11, 1920 in Athens, WI to John and Emma (Dins) Kornack.
She married Benedict Bernard Metz, September 4, 1939 in Chicago, IL. He preceded her in death on March 4, 1983.
Myrtle is survived by her Children: Norman Metz of Sheboygan, WI, Carol (Danny) Pozanc of Winona, MN, Raymond (Marilyn) Metz of Medford, WI, Mary (William) Yessa of Edgar, WI, Barbara (Daniel) Williams of Reedsburg, WI, Karen (Jerry) Roberts of Medford, WI, and Kurt (Deb) Metz of Medford, WI. Sisters in Law: Beulah Metz of Medford, and Pauline Kornack of Edgar, WI. 29 Grandchildren, 37 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandchild, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She also preceded in death by her Parents, Son: John Metz, and Daughter in Law: Jackie Metz.
Myrtle and Ben owned a dairy farm in the Town of Deer Creek, WI from 1939-1974. She then went on to work for Breckes Mink Farm, Kage Ginseng Farm and served as a cook at the Stetsonville Centennial Hall for over 30 years. She also worked the Election Polls in the Town of Deer Creek. She enjoyed completing puzzles, playing games, gardening and going to different casinos with her friends. Myrtle loved to knit, and will be remembered by many for keeping their fingers and toes warm with the gloves, mittens and booties she made. She loved her family very much, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville and The Catholic Order of Foresters.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday September 4, 2015 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville, with Monsignor Joseph Diermeier and Father Michael Hayden officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Her Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Friday September 4, 2015 from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations in honor of Myrtle may be made to the family, to be designated at a later date. Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake have been entrusted with arrangements.