Mabel I. Gilbertson, 91, of Wausau, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Mount View Care Center, Wausau.
Mabel was born Aug. 9, 1919 in Ramsay, Mich., the daughter of Alfred and Hattie (Gehrke) Hagstrom. She spent her early years in Wausau. She married Austin Gilbertson on May 10, 1941. All of their married years, over 60 happy ones, were also spent in Wausau.
Mable worked at Ausman Jewelry in Merrill for a number of years and at Winkleman's in Wausau until she retired.
Mable is survived by her siblings, Lorraine Nutter, Oregon, Wisc., Glen (Dorothy) Hagstrom, Mississippi, Willard (Cathie) Hagstrom, Oregon, Wisc., Robert (Barbara) Hagstom, Louisiana, and Caroline (Ronald) Trapp, Arbor Vitae and many nieces and nephews of which she was a part of each of their lives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Austin.
Memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St. Wausau. Rev. Tim Vanden Langenberg of Wesley United Methodist Church will officiate. Visitation will be held from 12 noon until the time of services at the funeral home.
Mabel's siblings would like to thank the staff of Mount View Care Center for the loving care that she received while she was there.
On-line condolences may be given at www.brainardfuneral.com