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Myrtle Caroline "Merle" Schultz Cole
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1925
Clark County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 2006
Wood County
Wisconsin, USA

Myrtle "Merle" Cole, 82, Colby, died Sunday, October 8, 2006, at St. Joseph's Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

Merle was born April 24, 1925, in Abbotsford, to George and Emma (Ulrich) Schultz.

Merle and Arthur Cole were married April 12, 1944. He preceded her in death in 1992.

She lived her entire life in the Abbotsford-Colby area. Merle worked at the Colby Hotel, Hedler's Supermarket, Figis and was a cook for the Colby School District.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and Colby VFW Post #2227 Auxiliary.

Merle is survived by her children, Richard Cole of Colby, Ken (Ruth) Cole of Marathon, Glen (Kerry) Cole of Colby, Jack (Cindy) Cole of Marshfield, Ronda Gearhart of Eagle Grove, Iowa, Sharon (Mike) Spuhler of Loyal, and Barbara Noeldner of Unity; one daughter-in-law, Donna (Jerry) Spaeth of Spencer; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; a brother, Clyde Schultz of Spencer; two sisters, Tudie Fischer of Colby, and Carmen (Clyde) Broeske of Dorchester; and one sister-in-law, Jean (Jack) Warns of Abbotsford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur; one son, Terry Cole in 1988; two granddaughters, Tina and Angela; four sisters, Lorna, Lydia, Lucille and Jaunita; and two brothers, Clarence and Wallace.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2006, at Zion Lutheran Church, Colby. Burial was in Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Reverend Matthew Christians presided. 
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  Arthur Herman Peter Cole (1922 - 1992)
  Richard Arthur Cole (1945 - 2007)*
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Abbotsford Cemetery
Clark County
Wisconsin, USA
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Record added: Mar 07, 2011
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Myrtle Caroline Merle <i>Schultz</i> Cole
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Myrtle Caroline Merle <i>Schultz</i> Cole
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