Verna B. Kisling, 91, Cameron, Wis., died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at Marshfield Medical Center, Rice Lake.
She was born June 29, 1927, at Pittsville, Wis., to Anthony and Rose (Diehn) Skrupky. She grew up in the Cameron area and graduated from Cameron High School. She worked at the Farmers Store in Cameron after high school.
On July 21, 1951, she married Lyle Harland Kisling. Verna and Lyle were both involved with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts for many years. Verna was an active member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church choir and altar society.
After being a homemaker for many years, she worked at Sanna Dairies until the plant closed.
In 1980, Verna and Lyle moved to Lake Nebagamon to retire. They enjoyed many years of hunting and fishing, and cherished the many friendships they made.
In 1990, after Lyle’s death, Verna moved back to Cameron into a home built for her by family and friends.
Surviving are sons Larry of Grand Junction, Colo., Steven, Michael (Mary Lee) and Mark (Lori), all of Cameron, and Bradley (Sheila) of Rice Lake; daughters Sharon (Roger) Kaiser and Kathy (Robert) Van Helden, both of Cameron, and Charlotte (James) Spencer of Manhattan, Kan.; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; sisters Florence Gronski of Rice Lake and Barbara (Russell) Clausen of Cameron; brothers-in-law Ed Frankenberg of Cameron and Al Dullinger of Trego; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Verna was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on Dec. 3, 1989; a brother Harry Skrupky; and sisters Caroline Gronski, Harriet Dullinger, Margaret Frankenberg, Dorothy Hessel and Catherine Ajewski.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at noon Saturday, Nov. 10, from St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Cameron, with Father Bala Raju Policetty officiating and interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Cameron.
Visitation will be held two hours prior to services at the church.
Rausch-Lundeen Funeral Homes, Cameron and Dallas, are handling arrangements.