Obit: Sterzinger, Lorena (1919 - 2004)
Contact: Crystal Wendt
Surnames: Sterzinger, Malik, Huss, Oberleitner, Schulke, Frueh, Bauer, Lofland, Geswaldo
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Mon, 23 Aug 2004
Sterzinger, Lorena (8 Dec. 1919 - 21 Aug. 2004)
ABBOTSFORD - Lorena Sterzinger, 84, Abbotsford, formerly of Colby, Wisconsin, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at her home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Colby. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. The Rev. John Malik will officiate. Pall bearers will be Larry Sterzinger, Chris Huss, Doug Huss, DuWayne Huss, Shawn Oberleitner and James Schulke.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford, and until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. There will be a parish rosary service at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Lorena was born Dec. 8, 1919, in Augusta to Leo and Helen (Frueh) Bauer. She was a graduate of Abbotsford High School. Lorena and Randall Sterzinger were married May 20, 1939, at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Abbotsford. He died April 13, 2004. They farmed in the town of Colby and later in the town of Holton near Dorchester. They moved to Colby in 1975, and she worked as a cook at Colonial House Nursing Home from 1976 until 1989. She enjoyed cooking, fishing and playing cards. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Lorena is survived by her children, Denise (Bernard) Huss of Peshtigo, and Darrel (Diane) Sterzinger of Howell, Mich.; five grandchildren, Lawrence Sterzinger, Christopher Huss, Douglas Huss, DuWayne Huss, and Bernadine Oberleitner; 12 great-grandchildren, Dyman, Keenon, Melissa, James, Andrew, Adam, Tabitha, Derik, Tristan, Kathryn, Paul and Stephanie; two sisters, Marie Lofland of Largo, Fla. and Hilda Geswaldo of Ottumwa, Iowa; and one brother, Leonard (Elaine) Bauer of Tripoli.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Randall, two grandchildren, Sarah Huss and Keith Sterzinger, two sisters, Loretta Bauer and Delores Bauer, and one brother, Albert Bauer.
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