Obit: Carstensen, Marilyn B. (1935 - 2018)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Berger, Carstensen, Dobeck, Neuschwander, Nowak, Stendel, Ziembo

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 2/02/2018

Carstensen, Marilyn B. (Berger) (16 OCT 1935 - 30 JAN 2018)

Marilyn B. Carstensen, 82, of Medford passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 at Aspirus Medford Hospital. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10-11 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford. A private family service will follow with Father David Neuschwander officiating. Urn bearers will be grandsons, Mark Nowak, Vincent and David Dobeck, Tim Ziembo and Zach and Alex Carstensen.

Marilyn was born on Oct. 16, 1935 in Deer Creek to the late Herman and Julia (Stendel) Berger. She went to Deer Creek School and attended Medford High School. Her marriage to Daniel Carstensen took place at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford on Oct. 24, 1953 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 2014.

She was a stay at home mom and did day care until her children were in school. She then worked in the kitchen at Medford nursing home and later at Memorial Hospital and in the laundry at Memorial Hospital until her retirement.

Marilyn is survived by her children, Barb (Bill) Ziembo of Brooklyn Center, Minn., Lori (Mike) Dobeck of Henderson, Nev., Donna (Pete) Nowak, Dan-Butch (Jill) Carstensen, Mike (Denise) Carstensen, all of Medford; one brother, Vernon Berger of Medford; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Marilyn was preceded in death by her sister, Norma Evsich; brothers, Robert Berger, Donald Berger and Wallace and Ruth in infancy.



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