Obit: Rashka, Renata E. (1916 - 2002)
Surnames: RASHKA WEBER WIERSIG BERNARDIN LIVINGSTON
----Source: Tribune-Record Gleaner (Clark County, WI) 07/10/2002
Rashka, Renata E. (23 JUL 1916 - 5 JUL 2002)
Renata E. Rashka, 85, Colby, Wisconsin, died on Friday, July 5, 2002, at Augusta Nursing Home, Augusta. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, July 9, at Christ Lutheran Church, Abbotsford. The Rev. Dr. Paul C. Hunsicker officiated. Burial was in Colby Memorial Cemetery, town of Colby, Clark County.
Renata Wiersig was born on July 23, 1916, in the town of Hull, Marathon County, to Rudolph and Lena (nee Weber) Wiersig. She married John Rashka on Sept. 8, 1943, in Little Rock, Ark. After farming in Mosinee for a short time, they moved to the town of Hull, and farmed for 30 years. After her husband died, she moved to Colby. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Abbotsford. Her interests included the outdoors, gardening, bird watching, needlework and quilting.
Survivors include two sons, Marvin Rashka, Unity, and Dennis Rashka, Milwaukee three daughters, Sandra (Charles) Bernardin, Thousand Oaks, Calif., Donna Rashka, Milwaukee, and Debra (Donald) Livingston, Windsor and three granddaughters, Michelle Rashka, Arpin, Kelly Rashka, Tucson, Ariz., and Suzanne Rashka, Louisville, Ky.
Preceding her in death were her husband, on June 7, 1980 her parents two brothers and one sister.
Community Funeral Home, Colby, assisted the family with arrangements.
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