Margery A. (Hanneman) Gustman, 84, of Menomonie passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Colfax Health and Rehabilitation.
She was born Jan. 15, 1935, in Merrill, WI to Oscar and Emilie (Karow) Hanneman. Margery married Ernest H. Gustman of Menasha, Wis., Feb. 12, 1955.
Intelligent, funny, compassionate, and creative, Marge was especially gifted in Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging) and interior design. She loved international travel and enjoyed the living abroad required by her husband’s career in the Foreign Service. She was a kind, humble, wonderful woman who will be sorely missed.
Margery is survived by her husband of 64 years, Ernest; children, Cynthia (Timothy) Orr, Constance Gustman, Carin (Rick) Grinde, Jeffrey Gustman, and Gretchen Gustman; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and her brother, Bruce Hanneman (Kris Baker).
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial services will be held at noon Thursday, Mar. 14, at Christ Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with Pastor Randy Skow-Anderson officiating. There will be visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie is serving the family.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Marge’s memory to Heifer International at www.heifer.org or to Christ Lutheran Church (Social Ministry) at 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie, Wis. 54751.
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