Lucille Garbe

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Garbe, Lucille O.

Lucille O. Garbe, 95, Denmark, passed away August 27, 2014 at a local hospital. She was born December 9, 1918 in the town of Herman to the late Henry and Meta (Bunge) Milz. On October 30, 1937 she married Herbert Garbe at Trinity Lutheran Church in Howards Grove; he preceded her in death on October 29, 1987 after 50 years of marriage to Lucille. They were dairy farmers for many years in Suamico and later worked for the Green Bay Press-Gazette as route carriers for over 20 years. Lucille was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Denmark.

She is survived by her children, Julia Wachal, Lexington, KY; Henry Garbe, Shady Cove, OR; Darlene (Jack) Parrish, Suamico; Lee Garbe, Denmark; 13 grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, Lucille was preceded in death by her sons, Ron and Gene Garbe; daughters-in-law, Jodi and Sharon Garbe; son-in-law, Dennis Wachal.

In accordance with her wishes, no services are being held. Proko-Wall Funeral Home is assisting her family.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Odd Fellows for their expert care and compassion. A heartfelt thank you to Peggy Bida and Joan Garbe for all their kindnesses to Lucille over the years.

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Green Bay, WI 54302
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Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Aug. 31, 2014
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