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Hazel A. Obermueller

July 17, 2018

Obituary

Hazel A. Obermueller, age 89, of Colfax, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Atrium Acute Care of Bloomer, with her family by her side. Hazel was born on August 5, 1928, in Ridgeland, WI, to Casper and Mathilda (Schleusner) Kaiser. She graduated from Prairie Farm High School. Hazel married Orie Obermueller on August 19, 1950, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Glenwood City. Together they raised four children. Hazel and Orie lived on a hobby farm in Glenwood City from 1950 to 1958. In 1958 Orie’s job brought them to their home of 60 years in Colfax. Hazel worked at a variety of places, including 3M, Fabritec, Commercial Testing Labs, and Colfax Area Nursing Home. She then opened her own upholstery business, O&H Upholstery, with her husband, in the early 1980’s. She volunteered her time at the Colfax schools and the Grapevine Senior Center. Hazel was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Colfax Women’s Club, and the Colfax Restoration Group. She was a devoted member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Elk Mound, where she held numerous positions in the Altar and Rosary Society. She was also a Eucharistic minister. Hazel was a fan of the Colfax Vikings, the Green Bay Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers. She rarely missed any of her children and grandchildren’s games. She enjoyed numerous vacations with her husband and family, including a trip to Germany. She enjoyed gardening, needle and wood crafts, painting, card games, golfing, fishing and bowling. She is survived by her children, Lana (Don) Berge, Ken (Robbie) Obermueller, Sheila (Willie) Rose, Steve (Julie Johnson) Obermueller; grandchildren, Todd (Megan) Berge, Tara (Tom Sampson) Bergeson, Sarah (Darin) Winrich, Matthew Rose, Amanda (Todd) Burnap, Jackie (Pat) Gundersen, Tyler (Christine) Obermueller, Bradley (Chelsey) Obermueller, Brianna (Ryan) Schimek; step-grandchildren, Summer and Blake Johnson; great-grandchildren, Miranda Berge, Sloane (Josh) Watton, Adrianna and Makaila Winrich, Ryder and Brody Gundersen, Peyton and Parker Obermueller, Jackson Burnap, Quinlynn and Tenley Schimek, Sawyer and Greyson Obermueller; great-great grandchild, Stella Walton; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Orie; parents; father and mother-in-law, Frank and Delia Obermueller; sisters, Esther (Merlin) Martinson, Alice (Louie) Danovsky, Laura (Donald) Mittelstadt; brothers, Walter (Joan) Kaiser, Arthur (Loretta) Kaiser, Edward (Alice and Clara) Kaiser; brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward (Hattie) Obermueller, Hubert (Margaret) Obermueller, Anna (Paul) Probst, Eva (Ben) Mikla, Katherine (Ted) Sempf, Grace (Ralph) Jacobson; and many cousins, family and friends. Hazel’s family would like to thank the staff at Atrium Acute Care of Bloomer and St. Croix Hospice. They would also like to thank all of those who visited Hazel while she was in Atrium. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 23, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 417 W Menomonie St, Elk Mound, with Father Joseph Nakwah officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Sampson Funeral Home, 1017 Railroad Ave, Colfax, and again one hour prior to the service at the church. A private family burial will take place at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery, Colfax. To express online condolences, please visit www.sampsonfuneralhome.com

Service Information


Visitation

Sunday, July 22 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sampson Funeral Home
1017 Railroad Avenue
Colfax WI


Visitation

Monday, July 23 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
417 W Menomonie St
Elk Mound WI 54739


Mass

Monday, July 23 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
417 W Menomonie St
Elk Mound WI 54739

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