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Marie E. Dederich


October 28, 1918 - June 19, 2012

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Marie E. Dederich, age 93, of 4909 Well Rd., Vesper, WI died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at the Marshfield Care Center in Marshfield, WI.

Funeral services are 10:30 AM. Friday at St. James Catholic Church, Vesper, WI. Rev. Robert Nelson will officiate. Burial will take place at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Loreto, WI. Visitation will be held at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI from 4:00 - 8:00 PM. Thursday and Friday at the church from 9:30 - 10:30 AM. There will be a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:30 PM. Thursday at the funeral home.

Marie was born October 28, 1918 in Marshfield, WI to David E. and Margaret (Mears) Woodruff. She married James E. Dederich on September 1, 1955 in Milwaukee, WI. He died December 10, 1981. Marie was a phone operator, then a bookkeeper for Woodruff Lumber in Vesper, WI and later was treausurer for both the Village of Vesper and the Vesper Water & Sewer Utility. For many years Marie also served as a news correspondent for the Pittsville Record.

Marie was a lifetime member of Catholic Daughters of America, the Vesper Lions Club and was a lifetime member of St. James Catholic Church in Vesper, WI. Marie enjoyed playing the piano and was a gifted piano player.

Marie is survived by two sons, Patrick Dederich of Vesper, WI and Dennis (Robin) Dederich of Vesper, WI; and two grandchildren, Paul (Chelsea) Dederich of Vesper, WI and Jennifer Dederich of Woburn, MA.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; and brother, David D. Woodruff.