Lohrville – Gene “Julio” Wirt, 66, died on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. A Celebration of Life service was held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Lohrville Community Building with burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Lohrville.
Eugene Webb Wirt was born on May 27, 1953 to Curt and Lillian (Rosalez) Wirt. He graduated from Lohrville High School in 1972. Throughout the years Gene worked for the State of Iowa, City of Lohrville, IBP, Gemberling Excavating, Arcadia and Lohrville Lockers, and New Coop where he retired from in 2016. He was a member of Pheasants Forever, NRA, and the Lohrville Fire Department. Gene loved hunting and spending time with his family and friends.
Gene is survived by his son Cody (Amanda) Wirt and their daughter Kinley of Otho; daughter Heather Taylor and her children Ava Wessels and Louis Taylor of Fort Dodge; special friend Laurie Christensen; mother Lil Wirt; and brother Jeff Wirt all of Lohrville. He was preceded in death by his father Curt Wirt; Aunt Rorie and Uncle Dean Tuel; Uncle Bud Fair; other aunts, uncles, grandparents and many close friends.