Obit: Morneau, Ann L. (1923 - 2003)

Contact:  Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 edition of the Clark County Press

Ann L. Morneau

Ann Morneau, age 80, of Marshfield, formerly of Neillsville, died Thursday, Aug. 21, at her home in Marshfield.

Ann Lillian Morneau was born July 14, 1923 in Haugan, Wis. the daughter of Wencel and Anna (Jilek) Stefle. She attended Holy Trinity Catholic School in Haugan. After her schooling, she worked at a defense plant in Minneapolis, Minn.

She was united in marriage to Alfred Morneau on September 3, 1946 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Haugan. They then moved to Neillsville and later to Granton where Alfred worked at the John Mullin Cheese Factory and Ann raised their four children. Eventually, Ann begtan working as a housekeeper at the Memorial Medical Center in Neillsville. She worked there for sixteen years before retiring in 1978.

Alfred died in 1978, and it was after Alfred's death that Ann began traveling around the United States with her daughter Margaret. Margaret moved to Minneapolis in 1979 and then later moved to Marshfield. In 1982 they moved to Idaho for a short time before returning to Marshfield. Ann enjoyed reading and traveling and she was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Margaret Morneau of Marshfield; two sons, Richard (Lynn) Morneau of Minneapolis, Minn. and Ronald Morneau of Oshkosh; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one sister, Julia Morneau of St. Paul, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Jerome; her parents; and a sister, Stella.

Funeral services for Ann were held Tuesday, August 26 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Fr. Donald Wilger officiated. Interment was in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.



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