Marianne O. Stellner, 85, of rural Stoddard died Sunday March 29, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born April 7, 1934 to Herbert and Constance (Olson) Knutson. Marianne graduated from Viroqua High School and Vernon County Teachers College. She taught in rural Vernon County for 2 years. Marianne married Lemarr Stellner on February 18, 1956. The couple farmed their married life. She enjoyed gardening, embroidery, bird watching and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her 9 children, Steve (Cheryl) of Texas, Peggy and Lori of Viroqua, Mark (Darla) of Stoddard, Todd of Westby, Chris of Stoddard, Connie (Lonnie) Krause of Genoa, Matt (Tracy) of Coon Valley and Nick (Teale) of Sparta; grandchildren, Shelly (Brian) Wicks, Erica (Kyle) Buros, Rian Getter, Mark (Angie) Stellner, Emily (James) Ennis, Tyler Stellner, Dylan Krause, Macy and Mackenzie Stellner and Shana (Dan) Adams; great grandchildren, Dalton, Mari and Naia Buros, Jaxson and Max Getter, Declan and Bryce Ennis, Matt, Shane and Dakotah Adams, Keisha Ried, Jazmen, Brayden and Payten Wicks; 2 sisters, Anita Thompson and Jean Knutson and a brother, John Knutson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lemarr in 2001; son Dennis in infancy; 2 brothers, Lamont and Harlan; a sister, Delores Randles; a sister-in-law, Pat and brothers-in-law, Harlan Thompson and Calvin Randles.
Private family funeral services will be held at the Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley with burial in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. A public celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Memorials to the family may be sent to Seland Funeral Home, P.O. Box 217, Coon Valley, WI 54623. Condolences may be given at selandsfuneralhome.com.
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