Loretta J. Martola

December 12, 1933 ~ March 27, 2022 (age 88)


Loretta J. Martola, age 88, of Neenah, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2022. Loretta was born December 12, 1933 in Thunder Bay, Canada daughter of the late Calvin and Elsie (Fiskar) Rutledge. She married Mauri Martola on September 25, 1954 in Thunder Bay. Loretta enjoyed golfing, bowling, wintering in Florida and spending time at the cottage up north.

Loretta is survived by her children: Gary Martola and friend Julie, Lori (Thomas) Keller and Lynn (Charlie) Ross. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Jennifer and Stephanie Maresh, Julie Ross, Kyle (Stephanie) Martola, Anthony (Anna) Keller, Troy (Kelsey) Keller and Phillip Martola, and great-grandchildren, Amaya Maresh, Jordan Ledzin, Shay and Sutton Keller, Atalie and Braylie Keller and Emerson and Aubrey Martola; and a sister, Arline Wilson.

Loretta was preceded in death by her husband Mauri, in-laws Helen (Reino) Naykki, her grandson, Daniel Ross, brother-in-law, Frank Wilson and her sister Dolly (Pete) Amadeo.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 22, 2022 at the KESSLER FUNERAL HOME, 304 S. Commercial St., Neenah with Pastor Jeff Prewitt officiating. A memorial gathering will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. Private interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park immediately following services. For online condolences, please visit: In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established.


The family would like to thank the Theda Care staff and Dr.’s for all the care given to Loretta.


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Memorial Gathering
April 22, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Kessler-Fahrenkrug Funeral Home
304 S. Commercial Street
Neenah, WI 54956

Memorial Service
April 22, 2022

11:00 AM
Greenlawn Memorial Park, Neenah

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