Grete Schmid Guthu
8 Oktober 1930 - 23 Maerz 2009

Greta Guthu
October 8, 1930 - March 23, 2009

Residence: Waupaca, WI
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Services: Holly Funeral Home - Waupaca 526 S. Main Street P.O. Box 254 Waupaca, WI 715-258-4020

A memorial service will be held at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca, WI on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 11:00 AM, with Mr. Jeff Fletcher, officiating. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday morning from 9:30 - 11:00 AM. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca, WI is assisting the family with arrangements.

In Memoriam: Greta Guthu Waupaca, WI

Age 78 - died Monday, March 23, 2009 at her residence. She was born on October 8, 1930 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, the daughter of Johann and Henny (Kloker) Schmid. She married Leslie A. Guthu on January 21, 1955 in Frankfurt, Germany. He preceded her in death on April 20, 2007.

Greta is survived by two sons; Larry (Mary) Guthu of New London, and Scott (Angie) Guthu of Waupaca, two daughters; Sylvia (John) Hildebrandt of Waupaca, and Kirsten (Fiancé Tim Block) of Paddock Lake, WI, grandchildren; John Guthu, Adam Guthu, Rose (Robert) Klatt, Chad (Heather) Guthu, Trista Guthu, Brandon Hildebrandt, Anke-Maria Hildebrandt, Ashley Morris, and Yorick Cameron, great grandchildren; Cameron Guthu, Austin Guthu, and Kira Buhler, sisters; Helga Glink-Grabowski of Empuria Brava, Spain, Edith (Peter) Carroll of Summerville, SC, Anke (Barry) Witt of West Linn, OR, and Christine (Pierre) Schope of Alsfeld, Germany, and a sister-in-law; Christa Clarin of Aschau/Chiemgau, Germany. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, friends, and her beloved dog, Shiloh. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie, a granddaughter, Marie Guthu, her parents, and a brother, Hans Clarin.

Greta had been a certified nursing assistant and had worked at the Crystal River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Waupaca for 25 years, retiring in 2002. She had also been employed with the Zwicker Knitting Mill in Waupaca for about 15 years. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, camping, and traveling. Greta had made many friends through "Pal Talk" via the internet.

A memorial service will be held at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca, WI on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 11:00 AM, with Mr. Jeff Fletcher, officiating. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday morning from 9:30 - 11:00 AM. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca, WI is assisting the family with arrangements.

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