Fumie M. Purdy, 90, Wausau, died Friday December 31, 2021, at home under the care of her family and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.
She was born October 22, 1931, in Nagasaki, Japan. After relocating to the United States, she married Kennan Purdy Jr., they later divorced. Fumie had been employed with Whitmore Floral and later owned and operated a gift store on Washington Street in downtown Wausau.
Among her favorite pastimes, Fumie enjoyed doing wedding flowers and Japanese tea parties. She was a member of the Japanese Club and Christ Community Church Prayer Group. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren, family and friends.
Survivors include three daughters, Janet Modrzejewski and Wallace Williamson; Kathy Berthold and Michael St. Amour; Cindy Purdy; ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren, Rachel Rothmeyer and Isaiah; Brandon, Megan and Rylee Rothmeyer; Derrick, Kaile, Tyler and Bentley Rothmeyer; Jessica, Sirena and Renlee Rindt; Jennifer, Josh, Conner and Graysen Matsche; Jeff Kurth, Nikki and Kylie; Mikayla Berthold; Noah Berthold and Brittany; Mark, Briana, Braylon and McKenna Knutson; Samantha, Brandon and Kayden Wolfe; a sister, Michiko Yamamoto and family, Nagasaki, Japan; a nephew, Fumihiko Yamamoto and family, Tochigi, Japan; niece, Hideko Matunaga and family, Nagasaki, Japan. She was preceded in death by her mother, father, mother and father in-laws, sister and brother-in-laws, a grandson, Matthew Todd Rothmeyer and many close friends.
Funeral services will be Noon Saturday January 8, 2022, at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth St., Wausau. Rev. Robin Wilde will officiate. Visitation will on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com
The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the entire staff of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services for the outstanding care given to Fumie during her time under their care.
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