Obit: Oberle, Imogene (1917 - 2015)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Baker, Brenner, Liazuk, Maurer, Mnichowicz, Oberle, Prasnicki, Rains, Schmidt, Schmitt, Sleeva, Smart, Tietyen
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 7/23/2015
Oberle, Imogene (Baker) (29 SEP 1917 - 20 JUL 2015)
Imogene Oberle, 97, Gilman, passed away peacefully among family on July 20 at her daughter’s home.
She was born on September 29, 1917 in the town of Thorp, the daughter of the late Warren and Euphemia (Smart) Baker. She attended Stanley schools and graduated from Stanley High School. She then became a teacher and taught in a room-room schoolhouse.
On June 14, 1938, Imogene was united in marriage to Leo Oberle at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Stanley, and they lived in the Thorp area. In 1944, they moved to Gilman where they farmed until 1972, when they moved to the village of Gilman.
Imogene was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, was a member of the Rosary Society the women’s guild and taught CCD classed for many years. She enjoyed playing cards and board games and taking bus trips.
Imogene is survived by four sons, Richard, Earl (Terri) and Randall Oberle, all of Gilman, Bernard (Pat) Oberle of Cadott; eight daughters, Carol (Mel) Brenner, North Liberty, IA, Arla (Robert) Rains of Cedar Falls, IA, Mary (Bill) Maurer and Lois (Allen) Tietyen, all of Milwaukee, Frank Prasnicki, Rita Liazuk and Donna (Tom) Schmitt, all of Gilman, Anita (James) Mnichowicz, Lublin; 33 grandchildren; 38 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Margaret (Rueben) Schmidt Phillips.
She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Imogene is preceded in death by her husband Leo (1978); her parents; two sons, Dennis and David; and three grandchildren, Brian, Ann and Nicole, one great grandchild, Doran; three brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be at 11 am, on Saturday, July 25 at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Gilman with Fr. Madanu Sleeva officiating. Burial will be from 9:30 am Saturday until time of service.
Plombon Funeral Service-Gilman assisted the family.
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