Obit: Willger, Lois Marion (1922 - 2013)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Willger, Klingman, Nichols, Ziemba, Gadke, Hendrickson, Kondrasuk, Goebel, Garsow, Corradi

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI) 1/30/2013

Willger, Lois Marion (13 October 1922 - 27 January 2013)

Lois Marion Willger, age 90, of Stanley, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen. Lois was born on October 13, 1922, in Knapp, WI, the youngest of eight children, to the late Frank and Hannah (Klingman) Nichols. The family moved to the Gilman area when she was a young girl and Lois graduated from Gilman High. On November 29, 1941, she was united in marriage to Glenn Willger at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Gilman. The couple lived in Minneapolis for a short time before moving to Stanley in 1945. They owned and operated the Texaco Service Station in Stanley for many years.

Lois was an avid bowler for many years, enjoyed reading and was very active with Holy Family Ladies Circles. She also volunteered at Victory Memorial Hospital.

Lois is survived by her children: Nancy (Ron) Ziemba of Gilman, Joanne (Don) Gadke of Stanley, Debra (Kirk) Hendrickson and James (Debra) Willger, both of Eau Claire, Steven (Kerry) Willger of Manhattan, Montana; 15 grandchildren; 18+ great-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband (’98); her parents; brothers: Charles, Harry, Russell and Alfred Nichols; and sisters: Mae Kondrasuk, Clara Goebel and Margaret Garsow.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Stanley. Father Frank Corradi will officiate. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. on Friday at the Plombon Funeral Home, Stanley. There will be a 6:45 p.m. Parish Rosary on Friday. Visitation will continue at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning until time of service.



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