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October 2, 2022

7/22/2022 5:29:00 AM
Margaret E. Oestreich

Margaret E. Oestreich, age 94, of Rhinelander, died on July 15, 2022, at the Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital. She was born on Feb. 20, 1928, in Antigo, the daughter of Charles and Frances (Brown) Rank. She attended schools in Neva/Antigo. On June 14, 1947, she married Walter Oestreich. They lived in Antigo until 1956 and then moved to Rhinelander where she has lived since. Wally preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 2001. God blessed them with over 54 years of marriage.

Margaret was employed at St. Mary's Hospital as a nurse's aid for nearly 30 years. She then worked as a home health aid for Oneida County for another five years before retiring. She was a longtime member of the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church and its Women's Group. She enjoyed going to rummage sales and family gatherings. She really loved being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Margaret is survived by her sons Ronald, Randy (Debra), Timothy (Susan) and Thomas, her six grandchildren and her two great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other family and friends. In addition to her husband she was also preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Frank, Tony, John and Joe.

Visitation was held on Thursday, July 21, 2022, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Carlson Funeral Home and from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2022 at the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 22, 2022 at 1 p.m. at the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church with Father Chris Kemp officiating. Interment will follow at a later date at the Northland Memorial Park Cemetery.

You may leave your private condolences for the Oestreich family at The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is serving the Oestreich family.

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