Delaine “Dee” Joyce Viergutz, age 83, of Wausau, passed away on Saturday August 18, 2018 at Benedictine Livining Community, Wausau. Delaine was born August 12, 1935 in Wausau, the daughter of the late Arnold and Bertha (Borchardt) Viergutz.
Dee graduated from Wausau High and went on to work at Wausau Floral, then for a local dentist, followed by working at Manson Insurance. Dee continued at Manson till age 72 when health issues brought her career to an end.
In her younger years, Dee loved to roller skate, take trips with family, photography and filming family movies. She continued to enjoy embroidery, reading and gardening. The loves of her life were her many dogs, most recently Penny and Gumdrop. Dee was also an active and loyal parishioner at Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau.
Dee is survived by her sister Betty (Bud Machel) Plaza, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers; Owen (Francis), Allen (Marietta) and Norman.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, 709 6th Street, Wausau. Pastor Steven Gjerde will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service at the church. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau. The family would like to give a special thank you to Keary Ryan and Sharon the visiting angel for their exceptional care and compassion. You may sign the family guestbook at helke.com