Obituary for Sue Linzmeier

Carolyn Sue Linzmeier, 76, Junction City, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, July 15, 2022 at St. Kilian’s Catholic Church, Blenker, with Rev. Sengole Vethanayagam officiating. Burial will be in Runkel Cemetery, Town of Eau Pleine, Portage County. The visitation will be from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday at Martens/Rembs Funeral Home, Junction City and from 10:00 am until service time at St. Kilian’s Catholic Church. A rosary service will be held at 6:00 pm on Thursday at the funeral home.

Sue was born on November 5, 1945 in Kirksville, Missouri to Archie and Frances Irene (Courtney) Lucas. She was a 1964 graduate of Auburndale High School. She was united in marriage to Raymond W. Linzmeier on May 8, 1965 at St. Kilian’s Catholic Church.

Returning to college as an adult, Sue graduated from Mid-State Technical College in 1993. She then worked as a registered respiratory therapist until her retirement.

Sue was a member of the Piecemakers Guild of Central Wisconsin, the Monday Round Barn Sewing Group making quilts for Quilts of Valor (quilts for veterans), and was an active leader for the Carson Climbers 4-H group and the P.T.A. In addition to quilting, she enjoyed snowmobiling and above all her family, who always came first.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ray and their daughters, Lisa (Scott) Krueger of Stevens Point, Lana (James) Mallek of Junction City, Lynn (Douglas) Stubbe of Rhinelander and Leslie (Ron) Hawkins of Henderson, Kentucky. She is also survived by grandchildren, Matthew (Courtney) Giese, Morgan Mallek, Lucas Mallek, Synclare Stubbe and Kerik Stubbe and one great grandson, Titan Allen. She is further survived by sisters, Sandy (Ron) Koziczkowski and Nancy (Leonard) Czaikowski and a sister-in-law, Teresa Lucas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Robert Lucas, a son-in-law, Dominique Wade, sister-in-law, Marcella McNutt, and brothers-in-law, Mike Zimermann and Richard McNutt.                     Condolences may be sent online to

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