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Rexall "Rex" Mortensen

January 9, 1929 — January 9, 2021


Rexall (Rex) G. Mortensen, 92, went to our Savior on January 9, 2021.  He was born January 9, 1929, in Marion, Wisconsin, the son of Otto and Tilda (Evenson) Mortensen.  He married Adeline (Hager), May 26, 1951.

He was a veteran of the Army Medical Corp and served during the Korean conflict.  Rex worked for Marathon Electric in Wausau for many years and retired in 1989 as Quality Control Engineer. He was past chairman of the Marathon Electric Credit Union and member of their Quarter Century Club. He was an active member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Wausau. He loved fishing, gardening, and woodworking.

Survivors include;  son, Craig (Deb) Mortensen; daughter, Cheryl (Steve) Benson; four grandchildren, Tara Sperry, Dana Mortensen, Brooke (Josh) Klingbeil, and Christopher Mortensen; five great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Janice (Clarence) Dumke;  and his special friend, Marlene Laffin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Adeline, and sister, Opal Steinfeldt.

In lieu of flowers, any memorials may be directed to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 600 Stevens Drive, Wausau, WI 54401, in Rex’s name.

A public visitation will take place from 10:00 am until 10:45 am on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 600 Stevens Drive, Wausau. A private family service will take place at 11:00 am. A recording of the service will be available on Rex’s obituary page on Friday, January 15. Burial will take place at Restlawn Memorial Park. Family and friends may go to to leave an online condolence or words of remembrance.

The family asks that all Covid-19 guidelines be followed with wearing masks and following social distancing.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, January 14, 2021

10:00 - 10:45 am (Central time)

Saint Mark's Lutheran Church

600 Stevens Dr, Wausau, WI 54401

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