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Marie T. Stern

April 27, 1922 — January 17, 2011


Marie T. Stern, 88, of Menasha, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2011 with her family at her side. She was born on April 27, 1922 in Ultenoythe, Germany, the daughter of the late Hermann and Maria (Von Uchtrop) Tameling. On June 27, 1944, Marie married Bernard Stern in Sayner, Wisconsin and the couple enjoyed 60 loving years together. They owned and operated Rhinelander Decorating in Rhinelander and retired in 1980 when they moved to Sayner. Bernie and Marie moved to the Fox Valley in 1997 to be closer to their children. They were regular attending members of St. Mary Catholic Church in Greenville and their spiritual life was important to them. Marie enjoyed spending time outdoors watching wildlife, hunting, fishing, bird-watching and tending to her flowers. She looked forward to going for a ride and traveling with family.

Marie is survived by her children: Bernard, Jr. (Mary) Stern, Appleton; John T. (Ginger) Stern, Kimberly; Theresa “Terri” Stern, Menasha; Kenneth Stern, Menasha and Joseph Stern, Menasha; grandchildren: Jestin (Marn) Stern of Greenville; Michael (Catherine) Stern of Greenville, Nicole Stern of Neenah and Adam Stern of Kimberly; great granddaughters: Gabrielle “Gabi” Stern and Margaret “Maggie” Stern. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Bernie Stern on July 10, 2004 and her brother, Henry “Hank” (Charlotte) Tameling.

The funeral liturgy for Marie will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH, 410 W. Lawrence Street, Appleton. Father Jim Leary, OFM. CAP will be officiating. Burial will take place at Town of Plum Lake Cemetery in Sayner, Wisconsin. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and again at the church on Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of mass. They prayer service will take place at 7:00 pm on Friday. A memorial fund has been established in her name.

Wichmann Funeral Home
3212 S. Oneida Street
Appleton, WI 54915

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