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John Fitzgerald

April 21, 1946 ~ January 28, 2022 (age 75)


John Fitzgerald, age 75, of Montello, WI, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022, at Ripon Community Hospital in Ripon, WI. He was born on April 21, 1946, a son of John Edward and Mildred Lavern (LaBine) Fitzgerald.


John owned and operated Fitzgerald Trucking Company out of Montello for 43 years. He enjoyed racing cars for many years, especially dirt track racing in Beaver Dam. He also enjoyed riding his Harley motorcycle and working on Ford hot rod cars. In the summer of 2021, he restored his Ford 8N tractor. John also fulfilled his dream of owning his own dirt race car. He loved his chihuahua, Molly.


Those John leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife, Sandra Fitzgerald of Montello; his son, Edward (fianceé, Jennifer) Fitzgerald of Montello; 2 grandchildren, Caitlin and Shane; 2 great grandchildren, Stella and Lucas; 1 brother; 6 sisters; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mildred Fitzgerald.


A celebration of life for John Fitzgerald will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2022, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Wachholz and Sons Funeral Home, 303 Harvard St., in Princeton. Burial will follow in the St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Montello. Please visit our website to send a condolence or to share a memory of John with his family.


Wachholz and Sons Funeral Home

Sunset Cremation Center in Princeton

Serving the Family, 920-295-6631

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Celebration of Life
February 5, 2022

12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Wachholz and Sons Funeral Home
303 Harvard Street
Princeton, WI 54968

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