STETZER, Marion A.
Marion A. Stetzer, 84, of La Crosse, Wis., died Sunday, January 22, 2012, in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wis. She was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., on Oct. 27, 1927, to William and Hazel (Tooley) Rommel. She married Wesley Stetzer Apr. 20, 1946, in Decorah, Iowa.
She enjoyed reading, cooking, traveling, eating out and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by two daughters; Rita (Terry) Hogan of La Crosse, Wis., and Judith Stetzer of La Crosse, Wis. two sons; Ronald (Betty) Stetzer of La Crosse, Wis., and James (Jamie) Stetzer of Galesville, Wis., seven grandchildren; Tina (Jerry) Neuman, Tom (Marla) Jones, Theresa Jones, Tami (Craig) Yehle, Sara (Joe) Buehrle, Ryan Hogan, and Mindy Stetzer, eleven great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by two sisters; Loretta Fennigkoh of Sparta, Wis., and Barbara Wyse of Onalaska, Wis., nieces, nephews, other family and friends. She is also survived by her best friend Laura Stangl and her loving cat Emmitt.
She was preceded in death by her husband Wesley on Dec. 6, 1982, her parents, one sister; Anita Evenson and brothers Donald, William, Duane Rommel.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, January 27, 2012, in Christ is Lord Free Lutheran Church, 1269 CTY HWY PH, Onalaska, Wis. Rev. Jonathan Unverzagt will officiate with burial to be held in Burns Cemetery, Bangor, Wis. Family and friends may also call from noon until the time of services at the Church on Friday.
The Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Homes are assisting the family with arrangements.