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Marlyse VanStelle

July 16, 1932 — January 8, 2019

Marlyse J. VanStelle, 86, of Oostburg, died peacefully while surrounded by her family on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan.Marlyse was born on July 16, 1932, the daughter of the late Melvin and Dina (Dirkse) Theune. Marlyse graduated from Oostburg High School in 1950. On July 24, 1982, she married Matthew VanStelle in Oostburg. He preceded her in death on June 5, 2004. Marlyse worked as a lab technician at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital for over 40 years before her retirement in 1992.Marlyse was a lifelong member at Bethel Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Oostburg and the Rebekah Society. She was also a Pine Haven Volunteer. Marlyse enjoyed crafts, ceramics, knitting, reading, concerts, cooking, traveling and collecting plates and figurines.She is survived by three step-daughters, Jean (Roger) Karsten of Grand Rapids, MI, Cheryl (Peter) Hill of Guston, KY, and Linda (Carl) Roethel of Oostburg; one step-son, Ken (Christy) VanStelle of Diamond Head, MS ; a step-son-in-law, John DeMaster of Fort Myers, FL; 16 step- grandchildren; 36 step great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Marilyn (Delmar) Hanson; and a dear nephew, James (Debbie) Hertel.Marlyse was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother, Eugene Theune; and a stepdaughter, Ruth Ann DeMaster. A funeral to celebrate Marlyse' life will take place at 9:30 am on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Bethel OPC in Oostburg with the Rev. David Veldhorst officiating. Burial will take place at Hartman Cemetery in the Town of Wilson.Family and friends will gather at the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg on Friday from 5-7 pm, and on Saturday, at church, from 8:30 am until the time of the service at 9:30 am.For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.comA memorial fund is being established in her memory for Oostburg Christian School and Sheboygan Christian School.The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home (920-564-2771) is serving the VanStelle family.

Visitation

Friday, January 11, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wenig Funeral Home - Oostburg
108 Center Ave. Oostburg 53070, United States

Visitation

Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Bethel Orthodox Presbyterian Church
609 Center Avenue Oostburg 53070, United States

Funeral Service

Saturday, January 12, 2019 9:30 AM
Bethel Orthodox Presbyterian Church
609 Center Avenue Oostburg 53070, United States
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