Obit: Marcott, Wilfred #2 (1935 - 2010)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Bjerke-Ulliman, Blumenstein, Boss, Chase, Fleming, Kallio, Marcott, Meilbeck, Navarre, Pudlas, Thieme
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, December 28, 2010, page 15
Marcott, Wilfred "Art" (April 7, 1935 - December 24, 2010)
Wilfred "Art" Marcott, 75, of Curtiss, passed away at his residence in Curtiss of cancer, kidney failure and diabetes, on December 24, 2010 with his family by his side under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice.
Art was born April 7, 1935, in Curtiss at his grandparents farm to Wilfred J. and Dorothy (Pudlas) Marcott.
Art went to Golden Willow, Medford Grade, Lauendale and Pleasant Hill Grade Schools. He graduated from Abbotsford High School in 1953 and entered the Army in 1953, was in the Army Security Agency, radio school and Cryptgraphic at Camp Gorden, Ga. In 1954, he was in Korea, 1955-1956 was in Fort Devans, Mass.
On July 7, 1956, Art married LaVerna Thieme. From 1956-1957, he worked on Reiches farms, Dorchester. In 1958, he began his employment for DHIA in Clark County for seven years, 2 years at Owen-Withee High School, 5 years was owner-operator at Graebel Moving and Storage of Wausau, 20 years for Schneider Transport of Green Bay, several years for the Village of Curtiss in the sewer and water department, then retired doing woodworking in his garage.
Art is survived by his wife, LaVerna; and five children, Bruce Marcott of Montana, Rita (Greg) Navarre of Colby, Linda Fleming of Appleton, Brian (Sue) Marcott of Eau Claire, Bryce (Gwen) Marcott of Fountain City; 16 grandchildren, Amanda, Heather, Clint, Scott, Mindy, Deanna, Jon, Adrian, Amy, Cheston, Chad, Travis, Avery, Gabby, Ethan and Jasmine; 13 great-grandchildren; siblings, Don (Shirley) Marcott, Susan (John Meilbeck) Marcott, Burdella (Bill) Blumenstein; stepmother; Gladys Marcott; sister-in-laws, Carol Marcott and Lorena Boss; aunts, Grace Kallio, Evy Marcott, and Marion Marcott; also surviving numerous cousins friends and neighbors. He truly will be missed.
Art is preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy; father, Wilfred J.; brothers, Bob, and Richard Marcott. Memorials will be established at a later date.
Art's funeral service will be Tuesday, December 28 at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church in Curtiss at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Kris Bjerke -Ulliman will officiate. Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, Dec 27, at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Burial will take place at Pine Hill Cemetery in the Town of Mayville following the service,with full military rites conducted by the Owen American Legion.
Pallbearers will be, Clint Marcott, Scott Navarre, Jon Fleming, Travis Marcott, Chad Chase and Ethan Marcott.
A limb has fallen From the family tree. I keep hearing a voice that says
"Grieve not for me, Remember the best times, The laughter, the song.
The good life I lived While I was strong, Continue my heritage,
I’m counting on you. Keep smiling and surely the sun will shine through. My mind is at ease, My soul is at rest. Remember all, How truly I was blessed. Continue traditions, No matter how small. Go on with your life, Don’t stare at the wall. I miss you all dearly, So keep up your chin. Until the day comes We’re together again"
The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Friends may send online condolences to www.maurinaschillingfuneralhome.com
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