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May 20, 2022

4/22/2022 5:29:00 AM
Deborah J. Castonguay

Deborah J. Castonguay, age 67, of Rhinelander, died on April 14, 2022, at her home. She was born on Feb. 22, 1955, in Rhinelander, to Leonard and Iola (Gilman) Wilmot. She attended schools in Rhinelander, graduating from Rhinelander High School. She also attended Nicolet College where she received an associate degree in accounting. In 1971 she married Barry Castonguay and they were blessed with over 50 years of marriage.

Deborah had been employed by the Claridge Motor Inn and then as a supervisor at K-mart. She was also licensed in child home care. She enjoyed her trips to the casino, trips out west, especially to South Dakota. playing in pool league and she was a diehard Packers fan, She had a great sense of humor and a contagious laugh. She had a deep love for her family and her dog, Buffy.

Deborah is survived by her husband Barry, her daughters Lisa (WIlliam) Beall, Stacy (Travis Johnson) Castonguay and Jody (Christopher) Hurst, her grandchildren Nicklaus Beall, Savanna (Mark) Senoraske, Alexandria (Samuel) Schick, Tyler Castonguay, Kaylee Vazquez and Brody Denton, her great-grandchildren Taylynn and Brynlee Senoraske and Simon Schick on the way, her brother Arthur Wilmot, nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Bonnie Malone and her brothers Richard and Leonard Wilmot.

Visitation for Deborah was held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 from 9 to 11 a.m. with funeral services following at 11 a.m., all at the Carlson Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Forest Home Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established in Deborah's name and may directed to her family. You may leave your private condolences for Deborah's family at

The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is serving the Castonguay family.

Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, April 22, 2022
Article comment by: Jack Johnson

Barry and family,
Condolences to you and your family. It has been long time but we are still friends.

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