(3/21/12) Theresa Ellen Eisberner, “Tressa,” 75, of Humbird, joined our heavenly father on Monday, March 19, 2012. Death occurred in her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Black River Memorial Hospital Hospice.
Theresa was a loving servant of the Lord, her family and the community. Theresa was born on Nov. 16, 1936 in Mentor Township to William and Violetta (Fitzmaurice) O’Leary.
She was united in marriage to Donald L. Eisberner on Feb. 1, 1954, and together they raised 7 children in rural Humbird. Donald preceded her in death in April 1982. She then spent the remaining years with her loving partner Fred “Frick” Theiler. Theresa worked many years as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Sunset Nursing Home in Fairchild, WI., and Black River Memorial Hospital until 1986, when she purchased the Hotel Bar & Grill in Humbird. Tress and Frick ran the business until retiring in 2000.
Tressa loved the beauty of nature, she loved rides in the countryside, flowers, birds, kit kat candy bars, her children, grandchildren and the Green Bay Packers.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Melcher/Matti Post # 320 and played Mrs. Santa Claus for many years for area children. She was a past member of the Jackson County Tavern League, the Fairchild Lioness Club, the Saint Joseph’s Alter Society and the Fairview Homemaker’s Club.
Theresa is survived by her partner, Frick of Humbird; her sister, Geraldine (Harold) Delap of Merrillan, WI; 2 sons, Marcus (Cathy) Eisberner of Seattle, WA, Lucas Eisberner of LaCrosse, WI; 3 daughters, Sarah Eisberner (Rocky Walton) of Alma Center, WI, Kathleen (Henry) Harasimowicz and Christina (Terry) Collins of Humbird, WI; 22 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and numerous family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, daughter, D’Ann Kaufman Sullivan, son, Jonathan Eisberner, and siblings, Lewis, Patrick and Clara.
Funeral services will be held Sat. March 24, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta, with Pastor Pat Trotter officiating. Friends may call Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, family request memorials to Black River Memorial Hospital Hospice, Black River Falls or Donald L. Eisberner Memorial Scholarship at N4181 Stuve Rd. Humbird, WI 54746.
Online condolences can be left at www.andersonfhaugusta.com .