Marcella Vande Streek

Date of Death: Oct 05, 2017
Marcella Vande Streek

1928 - 2017

Marcella Vande Streek, 89, of Eagle River, formerly of Waupun, died unexpectedly on Thursday, October 5, 2017 in Wausau.

Marcella was born May 1, 1928 in Eagle River, WI the daughter of Joseph and Caroline Hoffman Barovich. She married Phillip Wickstrom in Washburn, WI. In 1951 they moved to Waupun and later divorced. On June 20, 1959 she married Alvin “Streek” Vande Streek in Eagle River. Following their marriage the couple resided in Waupun all their married lives. Marcella was employed at Waupun Launders for several years. Following Streek’s death in 1990, Marcella returned to Eagle River and was employed at Bonson’s Grocery for 12 years. While residing in Eagle River she was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. While in Waupun she was a member of Pella lutheran Church for 40 years. She was a fun loving person who enjoyed relatives and friends. She also enjoyed fishing, NASCAR races, snowmobile races, walking, and her dog.

Marcella is survived by two daughters: Anita (Cal) Hartgerink of Waupun, and Ginger (John) Haberman of Show Low, AZ; six grandchildren: Amy Hartgerink (friend Rod Spatola), Paul (Doreen) Hartgerink, Clint (Sarah) Hartgerink, Lisa (Phillip) Tinsley, Lonn Haberman, and Becki Brewer; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

Marcella was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Vande Streek; and her sister, Caroline Kelly.


Friends and relatives of Marcella Vande Streek may call on the family on Tuesday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Marcella Vande Streek will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun.


Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens in the town of Trenton.

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  1. Sylvia Landaal Says: October 7, 2017 at 7:59 pm

    Anita, I loved taking care of your mother when she came to the clinic. One of my favorite patients. May God bless you and give you comfort. Sylvia Landaal

  2. Sarah Olson Says: October 8, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    I wish peace and love to the family during this time of loss. She was a lovely lady and I’m sure touched so many in a good way. I hope that there are ways that we can remember her like a gift to her church or something of that nature that would be meaningful to her I wish you love and strength

  3. Betsy and David Roe Says: October 11, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    Dear Family of Marcella Vander Streek:

    We were saddened to hear of your loss. She will be missed in the Bridges Landing community. Praying for comfort for you at this difficult time.

    The Roe Family

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