Gloria “Jean” Lotz (Nee: Rohr), age 82, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at her residence. Gloria was born in Racine, October 15, 1927, daughter of the late John and Helen (Nee: Raymaker) Rohr.
On March 16, 1946, at St. Edward Catholic Church she was united in marriage to Lawrence J. Lotz who preceded her in death, February 22, 1987. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Jean enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and crossword puzzles. She will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her four sons, John (Karen) Lotz of OK, Larry (Karen) Lotz of Barrington, IL, Gary (Beth) Lotz of Fox Lake, IL, Jeffrey (Dee) Lotz of Racine; her sister, Jacquelyn Wasiak of Racine; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda L. Lotz; and sisters, Carol Mischo and Shirley Trevino.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday, July 16, 2010, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring St., with Rev. William J. Dietzler officiating. Private interment will be held. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until Mass at 10 a.m. Memorials to the Racine Catholic Food Pantry, 926 LaSalle Street, Racine, WI 53404 have been suggested.
Jean’s family wishes to extend a thank you to Hospice Alliance and a special thank you to Peggy Taylor for her friendship throughout the years.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888