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Cora L. Wirts

June 15, 1949 — April 17, 2021

Cora Lynn Wirts, 71, of Sandwich, IL passed away on April 17, 2021. Cora was born on June 15, 1949 in Belvidere, IL to Gerald and Helen (Smith) Mowers. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. She loved Nascar. She would go to Daytona every year. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was her racing hero. She also loved dirt track racing and she was a huge Packers fan.

Cora is survived by her 2 children, Mark Carlson of WI and Mike (Mindy Hester) Nelson of Somonauk, IL; 1 brother, Jerry; As well as 3 grandchildren, Christopher, Brandon and Bridget.

She is preceded in death by her parents; Her spouse, Edwin Wirts; 1 sister, Barbara; And 1 brother, Lester.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

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