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Merle A. Sjostrom

Merle A. Sjostrom

Merle Audrey Sjostrom, 83 of Maiden Rock was called to her heavenly home on March 1, 2018 at her home with her family by her side.

She was born on September 29, 1934 in Prescott, WI to Clarence and Ethel (Nadeau) Muhlhausen. Merle married Edwin E. Sjostrom on June 10, 1953 at the Little Brown Church, Iowa. She was a member of the Maiden Rock United Methodist Church, Daughters of the American Revolution and Editor of the Maiden Rock Press.

She enjoyed family and friends, camping, community activities and coffee clubs.

Merle is survived by her husband, Edwin; three children: Lynette (Joseph) Traynor, Douglas (Kim) Sjostrom and Laurie Hilden; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; siblings: Violet Nelson, Marvin (Barbara) Muhlhausen, Emil (Patricia) Muhlhausen, Everett (Barbara) Muhlhausen and sister-in-law, Gail Muhlhausen and other relatives.

She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Melvin Muhlhausen.

Memorial service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the Maiden Rock United Methodist Church, 618 County Rd S N, Maiden Rock, WI with Pastor Grace Baldridge officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. the day of the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials of your choice would be preferred.

Cremation Society of Wisconsin, Altoona is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at