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LaVine Woller

August 21, 1926 — July 2, 2023

Merrill

LaVine Valera Woller, age 96, of Merrill, Wisconsin peacefully passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2023 at Bell Tower Residence Assisted Living in Merrill, Wisconsin. She was born on August 21, 1926 to the late William and Hertha (Sturm) Neumann in the Town of Berlin, Wisconsin.

LaVine married her first husband, Charles Bartelt, on June 6, 1946, he preceded her in death on May 5, 1977. She married her second husband, Raymond Ohrmundt, on November 2, 1979, he preceded her in death on February 29, 1984. On July 12, 1987, LaVine married Leonard Woller, he preceded her in death on June 12, 2017.

LaVine used to farm with her first husband, Charles, and went along on the “pig route” as a pig hauler with him for 15 years. She was a homemaker and an excellent seamstress, who put her talents towards working at her sister-in-law’s bridal salon.  LaVine was always well dressed, ensuring her outfits and jewelry would match and her nails and hair were always done. She loved gardening, going on trips, polka dancing, and feeding the birds. She was a fantastic cook and was an excellent shot with the gun, when it came to unwanted critters. She also enjoyed spending time with her family.

LaVine is survived by her daughter: Debra (Steve) Blaubach, son: Leon (Beth) Bartelt, step-children: Mary (Pat Karlen) Kurtzweil and Nancy (Guy) Frostman, grandchildren: Nathan (Nicole) Blaubach, Brittany (Ben) Flitcroft, Marisa (Mitch) Voermans, April (Mike) Sather, Colton Bartelt, Lillie (Casey) McCulloch, Tracy (Ryan) Neumann, Daniel (Steph) Kurtzweil, Eric (Jayda Resch) Kurtzweil, Bailey (Liz Strait) Frostman, and Amber Frostman, and great-grandchildren: Ethan, Hannah, Laikyn, Breken, Rowe, Ridge, Kali (Jacob), Keagan (Adam Harper), Caleb, Deacon, Beau, Wade, and Mara, great-great-grandchildren: Paisley and Jett.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands: Charles Bartelt, Raymond Ohrmundt, and Leonard Woller, and brother: Eldon.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 14, 2023 at 12:00 pm at Faith Lutheran Church, 15425 S County Road K, Merrill, WI 54452. Pastor Donald Love will officiate. A visitation will be held on Friday, July 14, 2023 from 10:00 am until the time of service also at the Church. Interment will take place at Berlin Cemetery in the Town of Berlin.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church in loving memory of LaVine.

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at www.waidfuneral.com.

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