Inez J. Egle, 89, formerly of the town of Molitor (Taylor County), mother of a Stevens Point woman and Custer man, died early Monday, Feb. 14, 2000, at Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford, where she had resided the past three years.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Medford with the Rev. Roy D. Williams officiating. Burial will be in Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Medford.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hemer Funeral Home in Medford and from 9 a.m. Thursday at the church until the services.
Mrs. Egle was born Nov. 23, 1910, in Medford, a daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Werner) Steinbach Sr. She attended Medford area schools and graduated from Medford High School in 1928.
She was married to Norbert Egle on Nov. 17, 1934, at Rice Lake. He died March 23, 1989.
They farmed in the town of Molitor for many years and also operated a sawmill.
She worked most of her life as a housewife and mother. She was a leader for the Pine Tree 4-H Club for a period of time.
She resided in Custer with her son for a short time before returning to Medford in December of 1997.
She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Medford, also serving as an organist, and a member of the St. Paul’s Ladies Aid.
Survivors include two daughters, Joan Ouellette, Stevens Point, and Mary (Ken) Holmes, town of Molitor; two sons, Chuck (Mary), Stevens Point, and Ben (Jean), Medford; two sisters, Verna Rowe, Plover, and Alma Beretta, Beloit; one brother, Herbert (Adeline) Steinbach, Medford; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Walter, William and Paul Steinbach; and one sister, Ruth, who died in infancy.