Anetta "Ann" Danz


Anetta O. [Walser] Danz passed on Feb 2, 2017 at the age of 95. She was born June 22, 1921 in the Town of Berry, grew up near Marxville on a dairy farm with 4 brothers, lived thru the Great Depression, married a local man Harland Danz in 1942 and traveled with him throughout the U.S. during his early Army years. When WWII was declared and Harland went to Europe she worked to support the cause. After VE they settled in Middleton and raised 2 sons. Ann worked as a supper club waitress, then was hired by Herb Kohl as a deli manager in one of his first stores. Following many years in Middleton, after retirement they lived in Fitchburg, then moved to Delavan to be closer to immediate family. She was always called Aunt Netty, Ann or Anetta. She spent many years sacrificing to help Harland with health issues. She loved spending time with her family, especially watching the youngsters as they grew and developed often taking expeditions along with them throughout the U.S. She had quite a few adopted family members and always loved each family member equally. She was always close to her siblings and in-laws and attended as many family get togethers as she could manage. Many relatives lived in the Marxville, Black Earth, Mazomanie area and SE Wisconsin. Anetta was pre-deceased by husband Harland, 4 brothers, 9 sisters/brothers-in-law and 2 great grandsons. She is survived by sons Dennis & David, 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.  Also numerous family members, many from the Marxville, Mazomanie & Black Earth areas and SE Wisconsin, including family names Danz, Walser, Olsen, Matz, Garfoot, Turk, Hering, Meyers, Schuman, Grob, Santfleben, Pfister, Disrud, DiRienzo, Fosshage, Ransden, Hupke, Reed and more.

No funeral will be held at this time. There will be a memorial/celebration of life during this forthcoming summer/fall. A separate announcement will be issued in advance of that event.  MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan is assisting the family.

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