Funeral services will be on Thursday, at 11 a.m., at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Richwood, with the Rev. Clint Burow officiating. Burial will be in the Richwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Richwood or to the charity of one's choice.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Meta L. Schmidt was born in the town of Shields on April 29, 1918, daughter of Oscar and Emma (Buedler) Schmidt. On May 15, 1943, she married Leo F. Wollitz at St. Mark's Lutheran Church parsonage in Richwood. Leo preceded her in death on July 15, 1995.
Meta farmed all of her life and had been employed at Aunt Nellie's in Clyman. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Richwood. Meta enjoyed sewing, crocheting, baking and canning.
Survivors include her son, Leon (Stephanie) Wollitz of Watertown; an adopted daughter, Patti (Dennis) Prisk of Fort Atkinson; three grandchildren, Jane, Kyle and Tyler; a sister, Doris Schmoldt of Watertown; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Meta was also preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Norma Halverson; her five brothers, Erwin Schmidt, Edwin Schmidt, Arthur Schmidt, Lester "John" Schmidt and Gerhard "Joe" Schmidt.
The family would like to thank River View Assisted Living and Golden LivingCenter for their kind and compassionate care of Meta.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 611 E. Main St. Watertown, WI 53094