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Constance M. Oebser

Constance M. Oebser

Constance “Connie” M. Oebser age 95 of Menomonie, passed away on Wednesday August 21, 2019 at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie.

Connie was born on November 2, 1923, in the Township of Spring Lake, rural Elmwood.  She was the daughter of William and Elva “Florence” (Allen) Kerg.

Following her 1940 graduation from Elmwood High School, Connie earned her teaching degree from River Falls State Teachers College.  She taught grades 1-8 at Triple Hill School in rural Elmwood.

Connie married Carl Oebser on June 8, 1943. They settled on his family farm near Hatchville and raised their seven children.  They enjoyed going to dances and playing cards with friends.  After Carl’s retirement, they moved to Elmwood.  Following his death in 1986, Connie moved to Eau Claire for several years and then to Menomonie for the remainder of her life.

Connie worked for many years at Sanna Dairies in Menomonie.  After her retirement, she traveled with friends and rekindled her passion for painting.  Her family and friends will continue to cherish the results of her artistic talent.

Connie is survived by her sons, Michael (Sara) of Hudson, and Richard of Woodbury, MN; her daughters, Rosanne (John) Schauf of Menomonie, Susan (Dennis) Laurila of Phillips, Sally Kimbrel of Woodbury, MN and Christine (Jeff) Vickers of Greeley, CO; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Carl, a son, Daniel; a son-in-law, Arnold Kimbrel; brothers, Lloyd and Raymond Kerg and her sister, Lorraine Johnson.

The family wishes to thank the staff at The Neighbors of Dunn County for their compassionate care over the past four years.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday August 26, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Menomonie with Rev. John Mano officiating.  Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery-Farm Hill, rural Elmwood.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.


  1. Pat (Lecheler) Meyer

    Very sorry to hear of Connie’s passing and extending sympathy to the family at this sad time. Lots of memories from growing up as neighbors. Susan and I were classmates and friends. Thinking of all of you and wishing you God’s peace.

  2. Jerry Wold

    Connie was a cousin and good friend of ours. Many times on trip to Wis, we would do something together. May Connie rest in peace. She will truly be missed.

  3. Kathlleen McCardle

    You have my sympathy in the loss of your Mom. Always a lovely, gracious lady.

  4. Peggy (Oebser) Jackline

    May God comfort you and give you strength during this time of sorrow. It seems like once we have lost both parents, we are set adrift on a great ocean. We can no longer ask their advice when we need it. We are all on our own and it is only then that we begin to understand just how much they meant to us. Mothers have been said to be the heart of a home. They are always there for their husband, and always there for their children. May your heart and soul find some peace and comfort in the many cherished memories of times with your mother.

    It has been a long time since I have been back to Wisconsin but, like my sister Mary said, we always loved the entire clan getting together! My thoughts, prayers and love are with you in this very difficult time.

  5. Tami ( Lecheler) Raethke

    Sorry for your loss. Connie was a wonderful lady. Many great memories growing up together living just down the road. The good old days.... May she Rest In Peace in Gods loving arms. ????????

  6. Mary Oebser Rodieck

    Our condolences to all of our cousins. Though we didn’t see each other very often it was always fun getting together for family reunions. May the wonderful memories you have of your Mom last you a lifetime! ❤️

  7. Mary Oebser Rodieck

    Our condolences to all of our cousins. Though we didn’t see each other very often it was always fun getting together for family reunions. May the wonderful memories you have of your Mom last you a lifetime! ❤️

  8. Chris Knospe

    What wonderful memories of all the Oebser reunions, and family get togethers. Our hearts go out to all of Connie's families. God Bless Connie and all of you.

  9. Barb (Lecheler) Garton

    Deepest Sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Lots of memories while growing up as neighbors in rural Elmwood. I last spoke with Connie while she lived in Eau Claire. Such a sweet lady. Rest in Peace in Heaven. May God's love comfort each of you during this sorrowful time.

  10. Suzi Crownhart

    My sympathy to Connie’s family. She was a wonderful lady.

  11. Barbara A Freiberg (Fritz)

    Your mom was such a special lady. My mom, Helen enjoyed her friendship since high school and always spoke so highly of her. I remember all of you from school. Wishing you God's Peace in knowing your mom is in Heaven. Love to you all.

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