Obit: Vircks, Barton C. (1943 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Brunner, Draeger, Fawley, Gerber, Langer, Miller, Pongratz, Vircks

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 4/09/2015

Vircks, Barton "Black Bart" C. (30 SEP 1943 - 6 APR 2015)

Barton "Black Bart" C. Vircks, 71, Abbotsford, died on Monday, April 6 at Country Terrace of Wisconsin Assisted Living in Abbotsford.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 13 at 11 a.m. at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford, with Pastor Kris Bjerke-Ulliman officiating.

A private inurnment of his cremated remains will take place at a later date at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in Stetsonville.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Barton Vircks was born on September 30, 1943, in Medford to Arthur C. and Harriet I. Vircks.

He graduated from Medford High School. He was a truck driver for Schjoneman in Colby and for Graebel Van Lines.

He enjoyed hunting, the Minnesota Vikings, gardening and being outdoors.

Survivors include his mother, Harriet Vircks of Abbotsford; four children, Lisa (Richard) Pongratz, Granton; Lincoln (Melissa) Vircks, Kaukauna; Lenise Fawley, Marathon; Jennifer (Bobby) Miller, Medford; seven siblings, Karleen (Michael) Langer, Barrington, IL; Kristin Brunner, Abbotsford; Brian (Mardel) Vircks, Phoenix, AZ; Kaye (Michael) Gerber, Sun Prairie; Boyd (Diane) Vircks, Colfax; Karie Draeger, Medford; and Berle (Sylvia) Vircks, Youngstown, OH; and eleven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Vircks.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to his family to be designated at a later date.



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