Marie Wiberg Marie Wiberg, 96, of Alcester passed away Sunday, July 6, 2008 at Morningside Manor in Alcester. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at Nathanael Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Alcester. Rev. Renee Tecklenburg officiated. Burial followed in Ahlsborg Cemetery, rural Spink. Visitations were after 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, with the family present after 6 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the church. Visitation resumed prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. The Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel in Akron was in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carslenfuneralhome.com. Marie Wiberg was born April 16, 1912 on the family farm in Lincoln County, the daughter of Helmer and Anna (Erickson) Paulson. She attended country school in Lincoln County. Later, she worked in a caf�?© in Centerville. She was united in marriage to Herbert Wiberg on October 15, 1936 in Canton. The couple farmed north of Spink in Union County. Marie was a homemaker for her family. After Herbertâ�?�?s death in 1969, she moved to Alcester. She was a caregiver for many children for over 20 years. For the past year and a half, she had been a resident of Morningside Manor in Alcester. Marie was a former member of Alsburg Lutheran Church, where she was a Sunday school superintendent and teacher. After moving to Alcester, she became a member of Nathanael Lutheran Church. While attending both churches, she was active in ladies aide and circle. She enjoyed helping her children when they were young with their 4-H projects. One of her favorite pastimes was watching her children and grandchildren in all of their activities. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, playing cards, and playing the piano. She enjoyed cooking and making divinity candy for her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include her daughter, Lois Anderson and her husband Bob of Volin; a daughter-in-law, Lyna Wiberg of Alcester; seven grandchildren, Rhonda Eckert of Wakonda, Terry Anderson and his wife Annie of Sturgis, Darcy Nagel and her husband Dennis of Rapid City, Shawn Anderson and his wife Jennifer of Gayville, Daniel Wiberg of Alcester, Paula Wiberg of Alcester, and Amy Schlueter and her husband Wade of Alcester; seven great-grandchildren, Jacob, Zachary, and Dagny Anderson, Zane, Chance, Scout, and Sage Anderson; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herbert; a son, Donald Wiberg; six sisters, Josie Moberg, Hazel Ludens, Mabel Fickbohm, Edith Morgan, Esther Mollner, and Sally Pierce; four brothers, Paul, Cliff, Bob, and Harold in infancy and four great-grandchildren, Allyson, Austin, Cole, and Carli Eckert. Casket bearers were her grandchildren. Honorary casket bearers were her great-grandchildren.
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