Obit: Oestreich, Vera E. #4 (1919 - 2008)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Oestreich, Johnson, Luchterhand, Bradshaw, Janke, Bryant, Adamski, Krueger

----Source: Banner Journal (Black River Falls, Jackson Co., WI.) June 11, 2008

Oestreich, Vera E. (23 February 1919 - 9 June 2008)

Vera E. Oestreich, 89, of Marshfield died Monday, June 9, 208, at Memorial Medical Center Health and Rehabilitation in Neillsville.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at Christ Lutheran Church, Marshfield, with Rev. Mark Krueger officiating. Burial will take place in Loyal Cemetery and serving as pallbearers will be Jeffrey Janke, Denis Janke, Ralph Bryant, Lawrence Adamski, Raymond Oestreich and Bradley Bradshaw.

The visitation will be held Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until service time at Christ Lutheran Church.

Rembs Funeral Home of Marshfield is assisting the family.

Mrs. Oestreich was born February 23, 1919, in the Township of Loyal, Clark County, to John and Anna B. (Johnson) Luchterhand. She attended Loyal Grade School and was a graduate of Loyal High School. She also was a graduate of Stevens Point College. She and Dennis Oestreich were united in marriage November 19, 1941, in Marshfield. He died May 5, 2000.

She taught in rural and state grade schools several years and at Immanuel Lutheran School in Wisconsin Rapids for 10 years. She and her husband then owned and operated Tri City Oil Company in Wisconsin Rapids for 15 years until their retirement in 1970. In 1972 they moved to Marshfield where Vera resided until she entered the nursing home in Neillsville in March of this year.

Vera was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, its Ladies Aid and a past member of its Women’s Club.

She is survived by her sister, Janet Bradshaw of Merrillan; a niece, Candice (Denis) Janke; and a nephew, Bradley Bradshaw. She is further survived by four great-nieces and nephews and one great-great niece.

She was predeceased by her parents and her husband.

A memorial in her name has been designated to Christ Lutheran Church.

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