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Melvin H. Stahel

October 9, 1942 — May 22, 2023



Melvin H. Stahel, age 80, of Marathon City passed away on Monday, May 22, 2023, at Aspirus Hospice House.


Melvin was born on October 9, 1942, to the late Reinhart and Viola (Langhoff) Stahel.  He grew up in the town of Stettin.  He married Clair Ann Weiland on October 16, 1965, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the Town of Cassel.  She preceded him in death on March 31, 2008. He worked at Anderson Brothers and Johnson and Menzner Lumber.  He enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, fishing and listening to polka.  He was a member at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marathon.


Melvin is survived by his children Sarah (Larry) Galassi, Maria Hornick, Leon (Julie Volhard) Stahel, Daniel Stahel; grandchildren Matthew Stennet, Katie Galassi, Amanada Galassi, Thomas (Christy) Galassi, Zachary (Viridiana) Galassi, Derrick (Jenna) Stahel and Logan Stahel; and 10 great grandchildren.


Besides his parents and wife, Melvin was preceded in death by his granddaughter Cassandra Galassi and siblings Esther, Lois, Verna, Merlin, Norman, Lydia, Selma and Leona


A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 26, 2023, at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Marathon.


The family would like to thank the staff of Aspirus Hospice and Home Care Services for the great care they gave Melvin.

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Graveside Service

Friday, May 26, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery

1042 Wisconsin Hwy 107, Marathon, WI 54448

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