Obit: Schmadeke, Gina M. (1966 - 2013)

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Surnames: Schmadeke, McDonald, Koski, Wagner, Beatty, Franklin, Booze, Paterson

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 02 Oct 2013

Schmadeke, Gina M. (9 AUG 1966 - 31 AUG 2013)

Gina Schmadeke, 47, Loyal, died on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Ministry Home Care Hospice, House of the Dove, Marshfield. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Rev. Douglas Bjerke officiated. Interment was in the Loyal Cemetery. Casket bearers were Patrick Schmadeke, Michael Schmadeke, Jonathon Schmadeke, Marcus Beatty, Karl Wagner, Kyler Paterson, Timothy Schmadeke and Caleb Franklin.

Gina Marie Schmadeke was born on Aug. 9, 1966, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and Ellen (nee McDonald) Schmadeke. She attended school in Solon, Iowa, and graduated from Solon High School in 1984. Gina then started a family, and in 1991 they moved to Middleton, where she worked at Kohl’s Food Stores. In 1995, they moved to Loyal, and she worked at Kwik Trip in Loyal and Menard’s and Prince Corporation in Marshfield. Her illness forced her to retire two years ago.

She is survived by her fiancé, Matt Koski, Loyal; three children, Brianna (Karl) Wagner, North Liberty, Iowa, Megan Beatty, Eau Claire, and Marcus Beatty, Colby; two step-children, Bethany (Caleb) Franklin, Eau Claire, and Heather Koski, Madison; one granddaughter, Violet Wagner, North Liberty, Iowa; her parents, Charles and Ellen Schmadeke, Solon, Iowa; a brother, Brian (Chris) Schmadeke, Waterloo, Iowa; and two sisters, Kara (Jeff) Schmadeke-Booze, Anamosa, Iowa, and Mary (Richard) Paterson, Riverside, Iowa.

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The Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, assisted the family with arrangements.



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