Linda L. Durtschi

Linda L. Durtschi

Linda L. Durtschi age 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

She was born on November 9, 1946 in Madison to Walter and Pearl (Frame) Wirth. Linda was married to the love of her life, soulmate and high school sweetheart Duane “Dewey” Durtschi on September 25, 1965 in Mount Horeb. Together they owned and operated The Resort Bowling Center in Fall River for many years. Linda also worked as a teller for Chase Bank in Beaver Dam and Farmers & Merchants Union Bank in Fall River. She lived for and enjoyed many things, but most important was her family. She enjoyed playing cards, board games and bowling. Linda loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and spending Saturday’s shopping with her daughter and granddaughter.

Survivors include her daughter Michele (Brian) Dauman of Columbus and her son Dan (Alicia) of Cambria; five grandchildren Jayce (fiancee Stacey Mueller) Pavloski, Jordan (fiancee Hannah Venden) Dauman, Kelsey Dauman, Stella and Scarlett Durtschi; one great grandson Waylon Dauman; a sister Nancy Johnson of New Glarus; two brothers Wayne (Kathy) Wirth of Madison and Daniel (Danielle) Wirth of San Jose CA; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Brenda Pavloski in 1990; husband in 2013; two sisters Lucille Solchenberger and Anna Marie Rickey; son-in-law Robert Pavloski and three brothers-in-law.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M., with visitation beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, June 26, 2017 at FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH, 120 Faith Drive, Columbus. Sandra Schieble will officiate. Interment will be in the Fall River Cemetery, Fall River. She has left us to once again greet her love and dance among the stars.