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Margariete "Marge" B. Bruse

May 12, 1939 ~ October 20, 2018 (age 79)

     Margariete “Marge” B. Bruse, 79, of Sparta, died Saturday, October 20, 2018 at her home. She was born at home in Wilton to the late Herman and Ella (Roe) Miller. She was married to Robert O. Bruse. He preceded her in death on April 24, 2014. Marge had an infinite love for horses.

     Marge is survived by her sister, Mooneen (Bernie) Waite and many nieces and nephews.

     In addition to her husband, Robert and parents, Herman and Ella, she was preceded in death by three infant siblings, Sherman, Mae, and Johnny; and adult siblings, Earl, June, Hugo, Henry, Shirley, Alvin, and Robert.

     A Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, November 2, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend Loretta Waughtal officiating. Burial will be in Northern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery, Spooner.

     Visitation for Marge will be at the funeral home on Friday, from 2 p.m. until the time of services. Online condolences may be offered at

     The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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