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Marcella A. (Mrs. Selmer) Gilbertson

  • Written by Bob Gabrielson
  • Published in Obituaries

(11/22/13)  Marcella A. Gilbertson, age 84, of Weyerhauser, WI and formerly of Black River Falls, WI died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 in the Chippewa Valley Health System in Bloomer, WI.

Marcella was born in Black River Falls, WI on April 17, 1929 to Miller J. and Addie (Dehn) Cronk.

She graduated from Black River Falls High School in 1947 and married Selmer A. Gilbertson on Nov. 14, 1947 in Black River Falls.

The couple lived in Black River Falls, Eau Claire, and in 1995, they moved to Chain Lake near Weyerhauser, WI.

Marcella worked for many years as a loan processor for the Farmers Home Administration in Black River Falls.

Due to her failing eyesight, she loved to watch the Game Show Network on TV. She enjoyed going with her friends to visit others.

Surviving are her five children, Alan Gilbertson, Menomonie, WI, Bruce Gilbertson, Weyerhauser, WI, Gerald (Colleen) Gilbertson, Cashton, WI, Annette (Tim) Henning, Stoughton, WI, and Diane (Joseph) Strangfeld, Osseo, Wi, 12-grandchildren, 11-great grandchildren, one sister, Dorothy Streeter, Janesville, WI, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Selmer, on August 16, 2002, her grandson, Kevin, 3-brothers, James, Francis, and Darrell, and 1-sister, Audrey.

Funeral services for Marcella A. Gilbertson will be at 1 P.M. Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at Torgerson's Funeral Home (715-284-4321) 408 N. Water St.; Black River Falls. Pastor Eric Bakken will conduct services and burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Black River Falls. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 11 A.M. until the time of services.

Online condolences may be sent to www.torgersonfuneralhome.com.

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