Monday, September 12, 2016


NAME OF DECEASED: Margaret “Marge” Viola Tlusty AGE: 98

ADDRESS: Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at her residence in the Town of Medford, under the loving care of her family and Hope Hospice.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 15 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza and Deacon Joe Stefancin.

INTERMENT: Will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Cemetery, Whittlesey, at a later date.

VISITATION: Visitation will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Whittlesey on Wednesday, September 14, from 4:00 PM until the time of a rosary service at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue at the church on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: She was born in the Town of Chelsea on February 13, 1918

EDUCATION: She was a graduate of Whittlesey Grade School, Medford High School, Taylor County Normal School and UW-Stevens Point where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree.

MARRIAGE: Married Walter M. Tlusty on June 30, 1938 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey. He preceded her in death on September 6, 2011

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: She taught elementary school in Taylor County, Colby, and Dorchester schools. She was instrumental in promoting the newspaper as a classroom teaching tool. She enjoyed family, nature, reading, traveling, and working with youngsters in school and church. She also enjoyed playing cards, gardening, ice fishing, and crocheting.

MEMBER OF: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey, where she taught CCD and sang in the choir.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Judith (Richard) Mercier of Ashland, Robert of Wauwatosa, Mary (Ronald) Mauer of Delafield, and John (Annette) of Medford



SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sisters-in-law: Bernice Tlusty of Medford and Betty Tlusty of Chelsea

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers: Ferdinand, Joseph, Edward, Oscar, and Frank; Sisters: Marcella Brandner, Catherine Leischer, and Marie Massoth Buehler

DECEASED FATHER: Ferdinand Brandner DECEASED MOTHER: Margaret Kestler

PALLBEARERS: Her 9 grandchildren will be serving as pallbearers.

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of your choice in Margaret’s name.
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