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Marybeth Tschumperlin

Marybeth  Tschumperlin

Marybeth Tschumperlin, age 74, of Eau Claire, passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Dove Health Care West in Eau Claire.

Marybeth was born April 29, 1948, in New Richmond.  She was the daughter of Wade and Joyce (Watters) Johnson and grew up in that community.  Marybeth graduated from New Richmond High School in 1966.  After high school, Marybeth worked for Doughboy in New Richmond for a short time, before working for CESA, in Elmwood for several years and Turtle Lake for 17 years, retiring in 2012. Marybeth married Michael Tschumperlin October 26, 1990. After marriage, they made their home in rural Elmwood.  Besides her career with CESA, Marybeth also wrote a weekly column for the Sun-Argus Newspaper, “Cruising around Elmwood”, for several years.  She also worked in the Sun-Argus Newspaper office for a short time.  Marybeth also bartended at Cubs Pub in Elmwood for several years. In 2019 Marybeth and Mike moved to Eau Claire, where she remained the rest of her life. 

Marybeth enjoyed trips to the casino, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Marybeth is survived by her husband, Michael, father-in-law, Harold Tschumperlin of Elmwood, a sister-in-law, Nancy Tschumperlin; three brothers-in-law, Robert (Tina), James (Cheri) and Joseph (Christine) Tschumperlin; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Gretchen Johnson; mother-in-law, Audrey Tschumperlin and a sister-in-law, Sally Tschumperlin.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday October 31, 2022, at Plymouth United Church of Christ in Eau Claire with Rev. David Huber officiating.  Burial will take place at St. John’s Cemetery in Plum City, WI.

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



  1. John Kelly

    Condolences to the family from your old neighborhood friends in New Richmond . I have good memories of you and all your family .

  2. Tom Watters Sr

    Marybeth, may you Rest In Peace!q

  3. Jim Krause

    Mike, You have my sympathy. I am sorry to hear about Marybeth.

  4. Cheryl (Asher) Spicer

    Mike, I’m so sorry your loss. I always enjoyed seeing Marybeth at CESA. ????????

  5. Diane Longsdorf

    I am very sorry for you loss.

  6. Kathy & Bob Geraets

    Our condolences Mike. Marybeth was a woman with many talents,

  7. Kevin and Kassondra Bryant

    So sorry for your loss Mike and Tschumperlin family. Prayers for God's love and comfort to surround you all. Much love!!!

  8. Suzi Crownhart

    Thinking of you Mike at this sad time. Marybeth was a good friend to all. She will be missed.

  9. Lee Hardy

    My sympathy Mike. My memories of Marybeth are "a wry smile" along with sincerity and a caring heart!

  10. Sharon Gingras

    So sorry to hear this news. Mary Beth was a New Richmond Northsider friend, both growing up on N. 3rd Street. We felt well protected in the neighborhood as her father was the New Richmond Fire Chief and they lived next door to the Chief of Police! My sincere sympathy to her family.

    Sharon Johnson Gingras

  11. Jeffrey Baiermy

    My sympathy goes to the tschumperlin family!! They were good neighbors!!! Rip

  12. Jayne & Jerry Holt

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless

  13. Cynthia J Behrens

    I'm so sorry. She was always so sweet to me.

  14. Connie Schultz

    I have fond memories of Marybeth and her family. We went to school and church together. Marybeth was a bridesmaid in my wedding. Her dad (Wade) was fire chief in New Richmond. We had many fun times together. She had a life well lived. She so loved her husband, Mike, and his family. Love you my friend.

  15. Diane Bee

    Dan & Diane Bee send our sincere condolences to Mike & his family. Marybeth was a lovely person & will be missed. Hugs to all

  16. Steve & Diane Radle

    Our thoughts & prayers are with you Mike. Always remember-those we loved will be with us forever in our hearts.

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