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AGE: 85


ADDRESS: 135 Gibson, Medford; A former Town of Deer Creek resident


PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:40 AM Friday, August 8 at Aspirus Care & Rehab, Medford where she had resided for the past 8 years


TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Monday, August 11 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville


OFFICIATING: Father Simon Reddy Boyapati


INTERMENT: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Stetsonville


VISITATION: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville from 9 AM until the time of funeral mass at 11 AM on Monday, August 11


DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 6, 1928 at Burke, South Dakota


EDUCATION: Burke, SD elementary schools and was a 1945 graduate of Burke, SD High School


MARRIAGE: September 9, 1946 at Burke, SD to Martin M. Liegl and he preceded her in death April 16, 2005


PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: They moved to the Town of Deer Creek from South Dakota in 1960 and farmed there from 1960 until 1982. While farming, she was an activity aide at Memorial Nursing Home and worked at Taylor County Human Services. They were foster parents to newborns awaiting adoptions and later to troubled teenagers. She was devoted to the Pro-Life movement and enjoyed many artistic endeavors such as painting, sculptures, ceramics, enjoyed baking bread, seamstress work, knitting & crocheting.


MEMBER OF: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville


SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughters - Dianne (Don) Ludwig of Hortonville & Patricia (Mark) Steevens of MarshfieldSons – Martin (Mary) Liegl of Hortonville, Kevin (Jodeen) Liegl of Stetsonville, Joe (Lois) Liegl of Bowman, ND, Steve (Bonnie) Liegl of Neenah


CHILDREN DECEASED: 1 Daughter in infancy; 1 Grandson – James Liegl




SURVIVING SISTERS: Arlene (Butch) Heine of Yankton, SD & Margaret Minkel of Rapid City, SD


BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: James Lubbers, June Steffen, Alice Birkenshaw


DECEASED FATHER: Herman William Lubbers


DECEASED MOTHER: Helen Marie Henrecy


PALLBEARERS: Honorary – All grandchildren not serving as active pallbearers; Active – Grandchildren: Dan Ludwig, Sarah Bleier, Carl Steevens, John, Jason & Melissa Liegl

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