Obituary of Myrtle Alice Griffin
Myrtle Alice Griffin passed away on 18 May 2022, at the age of 92. She was born on 26
October 1929, in Jefferson, WI. Myrtle was the daughter of Frank and Gertrude Alice
(Schemm) Langholff. Myrtle graduated from Jefferson High School. She married Coleman J.
Griffin on 26 June 1948. They resided in Fort Atkinson all of their married life.
She was a homemaker known for her apple pies and making everyone feel welcome in her
home. Myrtle was a member of St. John’s Community Church. She was also a longtime
member of the VFW Auxillary. Myrtle organized the luncheon for the blood drive several times
Myrtle is survived by her children: Barbara (Larry) Ketterman, Connie (Jim) Haag, James
(Linda) Griffin, and Karen (David) Moore. She is also survived by grandchildren: Travis
(Samantha) Ketterman, Brett (Martha) Ketterman, Jim Haag, Sara Haag (Jeremy Scheiber),
Katie Johnson (Bill Carroll), Brandon Moore (Rachel Hahn), and Olivia Moore (Michael
Pregont). Great grandchildren: Zoe, Ava, Tes, Gavin, Sydney, Liv and Oliver Ketterman. Also
surviving are brothers, Frank and Erwin Langholff; sisters, Edna Cooper, Ruth Langholff, and
Bertha (Birdie) Langholff; and sister-in-law, Cathy Griffin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Coleman (1996); infant son, Thomas Robert;
parents; brothers, Fred (Fritz) and Clarence (Buddy); and sister, Marian Downs.
Services will be held at St. John’s Community Church, Hwy J, Fort Atkinson on Friday, 27 May
at 11:00 AM with visitation at 10:00 AM. Pastor Kevin Butler presiding. Burial will follow at
Lakeview Cemetery, Fort Atkinson, WI. Memorials in Myrtle's honor can be made to St.
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