Martha Kretche, age 64 years, of Hillsboro, Wisconsin, passed away Saturday July 22, 2017 peacefully at her home.
She was born March 29, 1953 to Frank and Bertha (Lawrence) Kretche in Hillsboro. Martha fought a courageous battle against diabetes the majority of her life. The majority of her working life was spent at Hankscraft in Reedsburg and RayOVac in Wonewoc. She was devoted to her family and took great care of her home and gardens. She was always tending or crafting of some sort. When she was out and about she enjoyed auctions and rummage saleing.
Martha is survived by two brothers, Ronald (Judy) Kretche and Larry (Molly) Kretche; her sister, Mary Lou (Gehl) Brabant; three nephews, Peter (Emmyjo) Kretche, Harley (Crystal) Brabant, and Calvin Brabant, and a niece, Karen Kretche.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Frankie.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church with Father Don Bauer officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. The Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro is assisting the family with arrangements.