Alta A. Przedwiecki, age 80, of Jefferson passed away peacefully on November 7, 2023 at Mercy Health in Janesville surrounded by her loved ones.
Alta was born on February 5, 1943 in Cook County, Illinois to Mary Etta (Sullivan) and John Henry Brown Smith. As a teen, she grew up in Whitewater but later moved to Florida with her family and finished high school at Sacred Heart Catholic School. After graduating in 1961, she went to beauty school to become a Beautician. Once she completed her schooling, she moved back to Wisconsin.
Alta worked as a waitress for many years and later in life she lived in Indiana where she worked at Kohl's until her retirement.
Alta loved to travel in her younger years with her family and her favorite time of year was Christmas. She loved the holidays and being together with her family.
Alta was an active and faithful member at “Church of Christ” in Janesville. Alta opened her home up to many church meetings.
Alta was a very sweet and caring person. She could start up a conversation with just about anyone. She was the life of the party. Alta enjoyed cooking, and loved animals - especially her cats.
Alta is survived by her two children: Tony (Kim) Przedwiecki, and Carolyn (Jim) Bernth; Grandchildren; Joshua Przedwiecki, Donja Johnson, Shaina (Mike) Cantrell, Jaimie (Jay Deck) Bernth, Grace (Griffin) Trautweiler, Moriah Bernth, Caleb Bernth and Joshlynn Bernth; Great-grandchildren Carter Cantrell and Rylee Cantrell; Sister Alberta (Eugene) Raasch and Brother-In-Law Lowell Nelson.
Alta was preceded in death by her parents and her twin sister, Alma Nelson.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Rock County Humane Society.