Marcella Oehler, 94
Sept. 6, 1921 -- Oct. 1, 2015

Marcella OehlerMarcella Oehler, 94, of Kewaskum, passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at Kettle Moraine Gardens in Kewaskum. Last Rites were given to Marcella on June 10, 2015, by the Rev. Edwin Kornath.

She was born on Sept. 6, 1921, the daughter of the late Rudolph and Anna (Pueschner) Umlauft and on Dec. 30, 1940, she was united in marriage to Orval Oehler at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester. Orval preceded Marcella in death July 2, 2015.

Marcella enjoyed cooking, tending to her garden and sewing. She was the family seamstress, sewing everything from clothes to teddy bears and even all her daughter's wedding dresses. Marcella's greatest joys were rummaging and sharing her sense of humor with those around her.

Those Marcella leaves behind to cherish her memory include five children, Ronald Oehler of Burnsville, Minnesota, LaVern Oehler of Jackson, Judith (Thomas) Kescenovitz of Fond du Lac, Patricia (Dale) Ellie of Markesan and Kathleen (Jerry) Mislang of Menomonee Falls; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, Marcella was preceded in death by a grandson, David Kescenovitz, three sisters and three brothers.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Marcella will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (331 Main St., Kewaskum, WI 53040).

Marcella’s family will greet relatives and friends at the church Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. The Rev. Edwin Kornath will officiate and entombment will follow at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Marcella's arrangements. Additional information and online guestbook may be found at

The family extends their heartfelt appreciation to Kettle Moraine Gardens and Father Edwin Kornath for the care provided to Marcella, as well as the outstanding and personalized care provided by Miller Funeral Home.