Obituary for Carol Derge

Carol J. Derge, 88, Marshfield, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at Well Nature View Assisted Living, from pulmonary complications.

A Funeral service will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield, where the visitation will be from 2:30 pm until service time. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Marshfield.

Carol was born on December 17, 1933 in Neillsville, to Ernest and Fala (Kalsow) Gloff. She was a 1951 graduate of West Division High School in Milwaukee. She was united in marriage to John F. Derge on June 1, 1974 in Marshfield. He died on July 2, 2000.

As a young lady, Carol worked at Aetna Surety in Milwaukee. After moving to Marshfield, she was employed at Roddis Plywood Corporation which later became Weyerhaeuser, until her retirement after 40 years of service.

Carol was an avid Wisconsin sports fan. She also enjoyed bowling, fishing, sewing, quilting, cake decorating and traveling with her sister and brother-in-law. In her retirement years she looked forward to meeting friends at McDonald’s for coffee.

She is survived by her sister, Lolita Nickel of Nekoosa and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and brother-in-law, Donald Nickel.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Wells Nature View Assisted Living for their kind and loving care.

Memorials may be designated to Christ Lutheran Church.

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