Lillian “Lil” Wirt, 88, the daughter of Lorenzo and Elatia “Hilary Navorro” Rosales was born July 19, 1932 in Libertyville, Illinois and departed this life October 14, 2020 at the Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge.
Lil was raised in Fort Dodge and attended Catholic school. Lil was united in marriage to Curtis Wirt on April 12, 1958 in Fort Dodge. They continued their life in Lohrville raising their two sons Gene and Jeff. After the boys were older, Lil worked at Air Electric and the Lohrville Locker.
Lil loved to garden and enjoyed planting flowers in the yard around her home. Lil and Curt both enjoyed playing golf and they were members of the Gowrie Golf Country Club. Curt passed away in 2016, Lil continued to make her home in Lohrville with help of Gene and Jeff. Lil lost her oldest son, Gene, in 2019.
Lil is survived by her son, Jeff, two grand-children; Heather Taylor and Cody (Amada) Wirt, three great-grandchildren; Ava, Kinley and louis and three sisters; Angelina Fair, Fran Rosales and Shirley Nelson. Those who preceded her in death were her parents, husband, son, one sister, Rorie Tuel and brothers; Gilbert, Ralph and Leo Rosales.
A funeral service was held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 23rd, from the United Methodist Church in Lohrville with Pastor Lorinda Hoover officiating. Burial was made in the Evergreen Cemetery near Lohrville. A lunch was served by the Lohrville Methodist Women following the graveside service at the Lohrville Fire Department meeting room. Masks are required at the Church.