Obit: Allmann, Marie L. #2 (1921 - 2009)
Contact: R. Lipprandt
Surnames: Allmann, Babich, Blanchard, Cooper, Gorke, Langreck, Mazans, Meyer, Van Slett
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co. WI), Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Allmann, Marie L. (Van Slett) (April 13, 1921 - January 4, 2009)
Marie L. Allmann, 87, passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2009 at the Golden Living Center–Continental Manor in Abbotsford, Wis.
Marie was born April 13, 1921 to Frank and Mae Van Slett in Milan, Wisconsin.
She received her education in Unity and graduated from Unity High School. She received her teaching degree at UW Stevens Point and went on to teach at the Rural Unity School. On March 16, 1944, Marie married Edward A. Allmann in Colby, Wis. After traveling for Edward’s military service they made their home in Colby, Wis.
Marie was an avid gardener and an excellent seamstress. Marie could warm your heart with her home cooked meals and delicious bakery. She was a very dedicated mother and grandmother. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
She was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Parish, Christian Mothers Society and VFW Auxiliary Post #2227. Marie had a strong work ethic, she held many jobs throughout her life including: teacher, store clerk, portrait painter, and retired as a teacher’s aid from the Colby School District. After retirement she enjoyed creating and selling crafts.
Marie touched the lives of many people she will be remembered as a kind and loving mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Marie is survived by her eight children; Carol (Dick) Masanz, Stratford, Gregg (Diane) Allmann, Mukwonago, Robert ( Sheryl) Allmann, Columbia, SC, Julie (Ron) Cooper, Colby, Mary (Dan) Babich, Abbotsford, Richard (Debby) Allmann, Colby, Melanie (Mark) Gorke, Abbotsford, Jenny (Pete Weber) Langreck, Colby, Wis. Twenty one grandchildren; Russell, Amy, Steve, Jessica, Jason, Bobby, Anne, Mike, Ron, Karen, John, Tom, Scott, Nicole, Kristen, Melissa, David, Barbara, Suzie, Matt and Molly. She was a proud great-grandma of fourteen.
She is further survived by a sister, Bunny Meyer, Colby; and three brothers, Art, Russell, and Orville Van Slett. She is preceded in death by her husband the late Edward and a daughter Kathleen. Also by her sister Aurelia Blanchard and by her brothers Elmo, Francis, Charles, and Joseph Van Slett.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. at Maurina- Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford on Thursday, January 8, 2009 and at church on Friday one hour before services. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Colby, Wisconsin on Friday, January 9, 2009 at 11 a.m. Burial will be private at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. A St. Mary’s PCCW Parish Rosary service will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home in Abbotsford
Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home, Abbotsford is assisting the family with arrangements.
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