The Obit For Morrie Nowitzke

Morris J. Nowitzke

Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on August 17, 2011

Morris J. Nowitzke, 87, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, in Wausau with his family by his side.

Morris worked as a salesman for Northern Welding Supply Co. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Nowitzke of Wausau; daughters, Carol (Duane) Tiedke of Oconomowoc and Ruth (Stan Ambroziak) Feck of Hatley; son, Roger (Nancy Stefanski) Nowitzke of Mosinee; sisters, LouAnn Wood of Wausau and Eleanor (David) Porosky of Milwaukee; grandchildren, Jeff and Carrie Tiedke, Greg and Kevin Feck, and David, Kyle and Kristi Nowitzke; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Leona Bunk.

Morris was preceded in death by his sister, Joan Wunsch; and two brothers, Lawrence "Buddy" Nowitzke and David Nowitzke.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at Church of the Resurrection, 321 Second St., Wausau. The Rev. James Schaefer will officiate. Burial will take place in Pine Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St., Wausau, and again from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the church.