By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Bessie Fern Wirtz
Obit Bessie Wirtz

Bessie Fern Wirtz, 77, rural Richland Center, died Thursday, August 11, 2016 as a result of an automobile accident.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Pratt Memorial Chapel with burial to follow in the Basswood Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. and again on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the Pratt Memorial Chapel from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m.

The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at

For the complete obituary, please see the Aug. 18 issue of the Muscodap Progressive.