Marjorie Eslinger, 98 formerly of Boyd, died on January 29, 2018 at
Comforts of Home, Menomonie, Wisconsin. She was born on September
14, 1919 on the family farm in Edson. She was the daughter of Timothy,
Sr. and Elizabeth (Lorenz) Kenealy. Marjorie grew up on the family farm in
the town of Edson and attended elementary school just down the road
from their farm. She attended one year of High School at Chippewa Falls
McDonnell while working as a domestic. She then attended and
graduated from Boyd High. Marjorie married Frank P. Eslinger on
February 8, 1938 in Edson. The couple farmed for many years just north
of Edson, outside of Boyd on County Trunk D.
Marjorie enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, bingo, reading,
church activities, local civic celebrations, and most of all family visits. She
was a strong woman with an independent spirit. She passed along many
well-founded life lessons through how she acted and what she verbalized.
She had an innate ability to see the positive side of things. She was kind
She is survived by her son Roger (Sue) of Ithaca, NY and daughter-in-law,
Caroline of Chippewa Falls. She is also survived by her grandchildren,
Kellie (Chris) Hummel of Ithaca, NY, Brad (Gayle)Eslinger of Boyd, Kathy
(Jeff) Tavormina of Okemos, MI and Rod (Deanne)Eslinger of Chippewa
Falls. Additionally, she is survived by 10 great grandchildren, and 4
great, great grandchildren. Marjorie is preceded in death by her husband
Frank (2006), her son Richard (2011), brothers Timothy Jr, Delton and
Donald Kenealy and sisters Violetta Licht and Bernice Endvick.
Service time/date has been changed from previous
announcement. The funeral mass will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday,
February 9, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church-Boyd with Father
William Felix officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic
Cemetery-Edson. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Thursday February 8,
2018 at the Plombon Funeral Home-Stanley with a 7 PM Rosary Led by
the Legion of Mary. Then, on Friday morning the visitation will be from 10:
30 AM until time of service at the Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to All Saints Parish or the
charity of your choice in Marjorie’s name.