Marlene E. Abfall

Marlene E. Abfall

Marlene E Abfall

Marlene E Abfall, age 78, of Adams Wisconsin passed away peacefully on January 30th at Villa Pines Nursing Center.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 12 Noon on Monday, February 3, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church Friendship Wisconsin. Interment will be at St. Leo Catholic Cemetery, Friendship, WI. Visitation will be on Monday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass.

Marlene was born on December 18, 1941 to John and Gilda (Bonelli) Fricano in Chicago Illinois. She and her children moved to Friendship, Wisconsin in 1975, and enjoyed having a small hobby farm with ducks, chickens, rabbits, goats, pigs, and cattle. The city girl fully embraced her happy country life. She married Donald Abfall Sr., on May 14, 1994. They enjoyed nearly 26 wonderful years together.
Marlene loved her family and friends and was never happier than when she was surrounded by them at her kitchen table, enjoying a meal and laughter. She loved to cook, and took great pride in her Italian specialties.

Marlene will be terribly missed by her husband Don of Adams, brother Ron (Marlene) Fricano of Holland, Mi, brother-in-law Andy (Marlene) Abfall of Minocqua Wi, daughter Mary (David) Lamken of Stevens Point Wi, sons Joseph Barus of Madison, Wi, Steve Abfall of Arkdale, Wi, Don (Debbie) Abfall Jr., Adams, Wi, grandchildren Steve Abfall, Megan Abfall, Lily DeWitt Abfall, Catherine Abfall, and Jim (Amanda) Kruger and four great-grandchildren.

We would like to thank Heartland Hospice and the staff at Villa Pines for the wonderful care they gave to Marlene in her last hours. We are grateful to have had the time to say goodbye.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit to offer online condolences.

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  1. Charlie and Dana Johnson and family says:

    Don Jr. and Family, so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you.

  2. Don & Bonnie Kelly says:

    Don & family~
    Prayers to you all. I certainly will miss Marlene’s stories. She always had so much news to share. Our heartfelt condolences.

  3. Gerald Marks says:

    So sorry for your loss

  4. Chuck and Barb Dehmlow says:

    To the Abfall family, We are so sorry for your loss and send you our sincere condolences. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Janis clark says:

    My condolences to the family of Marlene. Thoughts and prayers to you all.

  6. Jane Imboden says:

    Don and family, so sorry for your loss. Hugs to you.

  7. Susan Moran says:

    Don & Family, may God give you comfort during this difficult time. Our sincere condolences. RIP Marlene.

  8. Joseph Barus says:

    This is Joe, Marlenes son. If you are coming to mom’s services tomorrow, please do not feel the need to wear anything fancy. No need for black or a suit or any of those trappings. Wear jeans and a t-shirt for all we care. This is about a celebration of her life and clothes are not the issue. Wear what you want and just come to share the joy of my mother’s life.

  9. Greg & Linda Sorenson says:

    Don and family. We are sorry for your loss. Marlene was a special lady and will be missed by many.

  10. Theresa David says:

    Our sincere condolences to Marlene’s family. She was a wonderful neighbor! She had a loving smile and was always concerned about us- such a great neighbor! We will miss her making special trick or treat bags for the kids and all of her kindness. Our thoughts especially go out to Don Sr. and Don Jr. If you need anything let us know. Love, the Davids- Dennis, Theresa, Hannah, Arran, and James

  11. Ray and Cheri Witz says:

    Ray and I are very sorry for your loss, sending our prayers to Marlene’s family.

  12. Robert T Davis says:

    So sorry for your loss. Hopefully your faith will comfort you knowing she is with the Lord.

  13. Norman Amell says:

    I’m going to miss her sweet smile. My condolences to Don Sr. And family.

  14. Juanita Schmidt says:

    Very sweet lady. Certainly will be missed. Prayers go out to the family.

  15. Joanne Holland says:

    Dear Mary, Joey and Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother is someone I remember as so lovely and kind. She always seemed patient and warm hearted. I hope you find much love and support from family and friends.

    With Much Love,

  16. Linda Widmar says:

    Condolences to the Abfall family. Sending prayers.

  17. Sandy Gast says:

    Very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family.

  18. Michelle and Bruce Koehler says:

    Steve, Donny, Debbie and Family, It sounds like your Mother was a joyful and loving woman who will be sadly missed. Our hearts and prayers are with you as you celebrate her life. May you find comfort and peace through God’s loving presence.

  19. Bob and Julie Goodhue says:

    So sorry; our sympathy to you.

  20. Karen says:

    Our love and support go out to you Mary, Dave and family. So sorry for your loss. Peace to all knowing she is resting in God’s eternal light!💜

  21. Cindy Babcock says:

    So sorry for your loss, thinking of all of you.

  22. Herb & Lois Babcock says:

    Prayers and hugs to the Abfall family.

  23. Jason and Amanda Zdun says:

    Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  24. Sam & Marilyn Baggs says:

    Marlene’s Family: What a great soul. Always friendly with a heartfelt smile for all. Knew Marlene a few years back at the Rock. R.I.P. MY FRIEND!

  25. Lily DeWitt-Abfall says:

    I’ll miss you

  26. Deb (Westhuis) and Dan Hoekstra says:

    Uncle Don and family, our condolences , sending prayers for comfort at this time .

  27. Richard & Rita Zietlow says:

    Don and family, so sorry for your loss. I considered Marlene a great friend who I will miss dearly we had many good talks. She always enjoyed all of the kids, she will be missed by many until we meet again my dear friend Rest In Peace.

  28. Andrew Esposito says:

    From Lynne & Andrew Esposito, we are so sorry to hear this. Well now she can tell Johnny what’s on her mind finally.👫

  29. Rushell Moyer says:

    My deepest sympathy to all the family.

  30. Debbie and Tom Spees says:

    May God be with you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers will also be with you!

  31. Thad & Gina Herman says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wishing you peace in the days to come. Cherish the memories.

  32. Debra Segina says:

    Such a special lady! Her wit, kindness and supporting friendship all made her unique and wonderful. We are so sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace.

  33. Judy Bieri says:

    Don so sorry for your loss. I’ve known Marlene since our days at Castle Rock Container Co. since a great lady and now she is at peace.

  34. Diana Koehn says:

    Very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you..

  35. Stephanie and Bob Kierstyn says:

    Don and Families so sorry for your loss

  36. Janet Zentner says:

    What a very special lady. So very sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  37. Rick and Brianna Carlson says:

    Sorry for your loss, our condolences.

  38. Mike, Libby, & Evan Langlo says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss and will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  39. Buck and Peggy Sleeman says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for comfort during this difficult time.

  40. Jon & Lori Borgen says:

    Our condolences on the loss of Marlene. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!

  41. Heather and Scott Toltzmann says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  42. Peg Lecy says:

    So sorry on your loss. May God family and friends comfort you

  43. Penny Sellhausen says:

    So sorry for your loss

  44. Pam Zindars says:

    Sorry for your loss.

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