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Schiller, Hazel E.

Hazel E. Schiller, 75, of Loyal, passed away at St. Joseph Hospital, in Marshfield, on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2012. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Loyal, with Rev. Daniel Zimmerman officiating. Burial will take place at Hillside Cemetery, in Marshfield, at a later date. Visitation will be held at the church, on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until time of service.

Hazel Eileen Mengeling was born on October 31, 1936, in Nevada Township, Mower County, Minnesota, the daughter of Herman and Anna (Torguson) Mengeling. Her family moved to Wisconsin, when she was a baby. Hazel attended school in Richfield, Pittsville, Neillsville, Marshfield and graduated from Kiester High School, in Kiester, MN in 1955. She was united in marriage to Elwood Schiller on July 20, 1957, at St. John's Lutheran Church, in Pittsville. Hazel farmed for 57 years with her husband, first in Pittsville, then in Marshfield, and finally moving to Loyal in 1972. She also worked for two years at Weinbrenner Shoe Company in Marshfield, 15 years at Fiskars in Spencer, three years in the kitchen for the Loyal Public Schools, and seasonally at Figi's in Marshfield.

Hazel was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and its TLCW, and a former member of Clark County Homemakers. She had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her family, walking with friends, the Brewers, the Packers, volunteering with Progressive Travel and working at Figi's.

She will be dearly missed by her husband, Elwood, of Loyal; her children, Edwin (Diane) of Loyal; Candace (Terry) Nau of Medford; Jay of Marshfield; Dean of Greenville; Steven (Laurie) of Marshfield; grandchildren, Scott (Leann) Schiller, Krista (Jeremy) Goessl, Lindsey (Nick) Wells, Jeremy Schiller, Tyler Schiller, Derek (Katelyn) Aumann, Maryssa Schlough, Kelsi (Josh) Trachte, Taylor Trachte; great-grandchildren, Evelyn, Liberty, Hailey, Payton; one brother, Wilmer (Shirley) Mengeling of Lake Havasu City, AZ; special family members, Allan and Julie Trachte, Sarah Bray; many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Earl Mengeling; and two sisters, Lucille Davidson and Myrtle Trachte.

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Cuddie Funeral Home, of Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Oct. 5, 2012
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