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Tarsilla Lampe Obituary

Tarsilla "Sally" Lampe

October 1, 1922 - May 15, 2017
Resided in Marathon, WI


Tarsilla "Sally" Lampe, 94, Marathon, passed peacefully Monday May 15, 2017 at Aspirus Hospice House, Wausau.

Sally was born October 1, 1922 in Templeton, Iowa, daughter of the late Henry and Ida (Uhlenkamp) Willenborg. On October 19, 1947, she married Herman Lampe in Manning, Iowa. He preceded her in death August 27, 1974. Sally worked for 25 years at Marathon Cheese Corporation retiring in 1990. An active member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Sally also volunteered at St. Anthony Retreat Center. Among her favorite things to do were crocheting, sewing, puzzles and spending time with her family. She was also an avid reader and gardener.

Survivors include her four loving children, Robert (Kathy) Lampe, Rothschild; Eileen Wiese, Dousman; Karen (Terry) Steiner, Grafton; Daniel (Michelle) Lampe, Marathon; nine grandchildren, Kristin Lampe (Matt Schmitz); Evan Lampe (Hsiao-Pei Yen); Amanda Lampe; Jeremy (Jamie) Wiese; Dana (Patrick) Stinnett; Kyle and Bret Steiner; Michael and Danielle Lampe and 11 great grandchildren, Ty, Brooke, Ninel, Jocelyn, Rylee, Addison, Morgan, Jacob, Carter, Liam and Claire.

Sally is also survived by one brother, Leo (Darlene) Willenborg and three sisters, Bernice Naber, Edna (Ray) Tigges and Elaine Heulshorst and two brothers-in-law, Albert (Margaret) and Marvin Lampe and three sisters-in-law, Norma and Ardella Willenborg and Isabelle Dentlinger.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin and Henry Willenborg; one sister, Jeanette Lampe; brothers-in-law, Clarence and Joseph Lampe, Myron Naber and Gene Heulshorst; sister-in-law, Dorothy Meister and one son-in-law, Chet Wiese.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Thursday May 18, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Marathon. Rev. Msgr. Joseph Diermeier will preside. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to Aspirus Hospice House and Rev. Msgr. Joseph Diermeier.




St. Mary Catholic Church
700 Market Street
Marathon, WI US 54448
Thursday, May 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
700 Market Street
Marathon, WI US 54448
Thursday, May 18, 2017
11:30 AM
St. Mary Parish Cemetery
County Road B
Marathon, WI US 54448
Thursday, May 18, 2017
12:40 PM