Obit: Stargardt, Alice Ann #2 (1943 - 2012) 

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Stargardt, Schaefer, Zurn, Kapusta, Schallock, Bengry, Wentz, Dunham          


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 7, 2012


Stargardt, Alice Ann (21 April 1943 - 2 March 2012)


Alice Stargardt, 68, of Neillsville, formerly of Marshfield, died Friday, March 2, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family.


Alice Ann Zurn was born April 21, 1943, in Marshfield, the daughter of Sylvester and Evelyn (Schaefer) Zurn. She attended school in Marshfield and graduate from Columbus High School. She was united in marriage to David Stargardt Dec. 26, 1964, at the Church of St. John the Baptist in Marshfield.  Two years later, they welcomed a daughter, Janet, to their family and six months after that Alice began working at the Marshfield Clinic.  Her career at the clinic lasted for 43 years, where she went from being a stenographer when she started in 1966 to typing research grants for doctors when she retired May 1, 2009.  For years, Alice and Dave spent time on their property in Neillsville and in 2009 they moved there permanently.


Alice was a member of the Living Hope Evangelical Free Church family in Neillsville.  She enjoyed camping and four-wheeling, but most of all she enjoyed spending time, playing games and attending school events with her grandchildren.


She is survived by her husband, Dave; one daughter, Janet (Scot) Kapusta of Neillsville; four grandchildren, Justin, Cordell, Janalee and Isabella Kapusta; her mother, Ev Zurn of Marshfield; two sisters, Joann (Ron) Schallock of Apple Valley, MN, and Mary (Harry) Bengry of Sioux Falls, S. D.; her beloved cat, Pushet; and many other relatives and friends.


She was preceded in death by her father, Sylvester "Boppie." 


A memorial service for Alice will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Living Hope Evangelical Free Church in Neillsville. Pastor Steven Wentz and Pastor Alan Dunham will co-officiate. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.


Memorial gifts may be directed to local organizations.


Online condolences may be made at


The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Alice’s family with funeral arrangements.




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