Darlene V. Breheim, age 83 of Westfield, formerly of Marshfield, passed away peacefully with her family and friends by her side on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at Montello Care Center. She was born on March 6, 1926, Township of Sherman, Clark County, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Gustav and Lauretta (Dietsche) Pischer. Darlene married Allen Breheim on September 23, 1946 in Marshfield. She worked at Weyerhauser of Marshfield for over 30 years. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Montello and of the ladies aid and choir, Tello-Tones singing group and she has been active throughout her life with 4-H. Darlene enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning, flowers and especially the life she lived with Allen.
Survivors include her husband of almost 63 years, Allen; one sister, Eloise (Herbert) Schwantes, Spencer, WI; brother in law, Karl (Carolyn) Breheim, AL; sister in law, Nadine Weichelt, Milltown, WI; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Darlene was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille Endries and Beverly Pischer; brother, Donald Pischer.
A funeral service for Darlene will be held on Monday, September 21, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Montello with Rev. Peter D. Zietlow officiating. Interment will be in Riverside “Lawrence Lake” Cemetery, Township of Westfield. A visitation will be held on Sunday, September 20, 2009 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home, Westfield and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the church. Memorials would be appreciated to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Montello.