Obituaries

In Memory Of

Martha "Marge" Oelberg
June 29, 1918 - August 22, 2013

Visitation:
Friday, October 11th, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
St.Bernard-St.Hedwig's Catholic Church
111 North Church Street
Thorp, WI 54771

Services:
Friday, October 11th, 2013 - 1:00pm
St.Bernard-St.Hedwig's Catholic Church
111 North Church Street
Thorp, WI 54771

Full Obituary

Martha Margaret Oelberg, age 95, of Arcadia, CA (formerly of Thorp) passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013 in Arcadia, with family and friends by her side.
Marge was born on June 29, 1918 in Thorp, WI to John and Anna Panek. She was raised on the family farm, received her education at area schools, and graduated from Thorp High School. She spent her early adult years in Glendale, CA where she worked at R & H Motors and taught dance at the Tree Studio. Marge married Henry Oelberg on May 25, 1963 in River Grove, IL where she lived with Hank and his three children Karin, Claudia, and Chris. While in Illinois, she worked as a secretary for the Elmwood Park Chamber of Commerce and later at Madigan’s Department Store.
Marge loved to dance. As a result, Hank and Marge enjoyed many nights dancing at the local Moose Lodge and traveling together. After retirement in 1978, they moved to Albuqueque, NM, and later to Arcadia, CA. After Hank’s death in 1984, she stayed busy working at Henshaw’s Department Store, and spending time with her friends.
She is survived by 3 step-children: Karin Bunn of Plainfield, IL, Claudia Schneider of Madison, WI, and Chris(Penny Nusbaum) Oelberg of Thorp, WI; 6 grandchildren: Jason, Clinton, James, Brandt, John, and Jennifer; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 sister: Antoinette (Tosh) Stuesser of Thorp; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Hank, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 1:00pm at St. Bernard- St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Thorp. Burial will follow in St. Hedwig’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 12:00 noon until time of service at the church.