Marilyn J Rommelfanger

Marilyn J Rommelfanger

Stoughton – Marilyn J. Rommelfanger, age 81, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital.

She was born on April 23, 1935 in Madison, Wisconsin, the daughter of Josie and Ernie Evenson.

Marilyn was a wonderful interior decorator and co-owned Women’s Touch Interiors until 1987. When her husband Ty retired from the railroad, they went on to buy the Eatery in Stoughton, where she found her true passion. They owned the Eatery until Ty’s death in 1999. Marilyn then went on to work at the Skaalen Nursing Home until she and her daughter opened a women’s boutique called the Wardrobe, which they owned until Marilyn’s retirement. Marilyn had many joys in life; shopping, playing euchre, going on bus trips with her daughter Linda, Hauge family reunions, lunch dates with friends and family, cooking for family on holidays, spending time with her best friend Sherri Quam and watching her grandson and best buddy Oliver. Marilyn was a member of West Koshkonong Church, and thirty plus year member of both the Elks Club of Madison and the Stoughton Lioness Club

She is survived by her 3 children; Linda Wake, Mark Wake, and Victoria Zientek; 10 grandchildren, Scott, Brian, Joy, Amanda, Becky, Tyler, Sophie, Josie, Natalie, and Oliver; and 7 great grandchildren.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ty Rommelfanger, and granddaughter Jennifer Wake.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at West Koshkonong Lutheran Church, 1911 Koshkonong Road, Stoughton, with Rev. Richard Dowling presiding. The visitation will be held the night before from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, at Cress Funeral Home, 206 W. Prospect St., Stoughton. Additional visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of services on Thursday. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at West Kohskonong Cemetery.

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