Obit: Van Kirk, Annette Marie (1948 - 2015)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Van Kirk, Vinney, Arnold, Ullman, Hentsch, Schumacher, Trautsch, Niemo, Scherz, Bailey

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/25/2015

Van Kirk, Annette Marie (5 September 1948 - 16 November 2015)

Annette Marie Van Kirk, 67, of Humbird died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at her home.

Annette was born to William and Audrey (nee Vinney) Arnold Sept. 5, 1948, in Sparta. Throughout her life, she held multiple jobs. She was a loving wife, mother and friend. Annette enjoyed the time she spent having coffee with her friends, cooking, watching the packers and watching cop and Christmas shows. Mostly, Annette loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her significant other, JT; daughters, Denise (Steve) Ullman and Kim (Al) Hentsch; step-children: Julie Anne Schumacher, Jr. (Janet) Trautsch and Tammy (Corey) Niemo; grandchildren: Brittany, Matthew, Alex and Adam; step-grandchildren: Ryan, Nick, Kyle, Ryan, Nicole, Alise and Hayle; eight great-grandchildren; sisters: Sandy Scherz and Lani Bailey; brother, William (JoAnn) Arnold, Jr.; and many nieces, nephews, brother and sisters-in-law, and other relatives.

Annette is preceded in death by her husband, DeWitt Van Kirk; parents; brother, Lester “Butch” Arnold; three brothers-in-law; and four sisters-in-law.

A Memorial Service was held at 12 p.m. Saturday November 21, 2015, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hixton. Visitation was from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Cremation Society of Wisconsin assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared a



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