Francis E. Heisz

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Francis E. Heisz, 83, of Prairie du Chien, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at his home. 

He was born on May 13, 1936, in Pine Creek, the son of Charles and Evelyn (Garvey) Heisz. Francis married Patricia Kahler, who died in 1999. He married Corrine Hull on Feb. 23, 1981. Frank loved the Brewers, Packers and Badgers. He enjoyed fishing and everything the Mississippi River had to offer. Francis took great pleasure in the Prairie Dog Blues Festival and music and visiting the Villa Louis. 

Francis is survived by his wife Corrine; his sons, Ricky (Elise) Heisz, Clay and Shaun Heisz; his daughter, Kim (Gary) Olson; a stepson, Kevin (LeAnn) Kuhagen; his sisters, Irene (Wayne) Mitchell, Theresa (Steve) Wetter and Mary Catherine Benoy; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Francis was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Ivan Heisz.

Funeral services will be held graveside on Friday, Oct. 11, at 3:30 p.m. at the St. Wenceslaus Cemetery in Eastman, with Reverend Rajan Anandan officiating, followed by a gathering and celebration of life in the church hall. It is requested that those attending wear their favorite Packer, Brewer or Badger attire. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Villalobos Rescue Center. 

The Garrity Funeral Home of Prairie du Chien is assisting the family.

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