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Marcella E. (Belongie) Mathisen

June 1, 1924 ~ July 4, 2018 (age 94)
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Marcella E. Mathisen, 94, a former longtime resident of Wheeling, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Burr Oak Manor, Genoa City, WI.  She was born June 1, 1924, in Gladstone, MI, to the late Alphonse and Amilia Belongie.

Survivors include her children, Carole (Larry) Widmer, Ralph Mathisen, and Julie (Ken) Quitschau; grandchildren, Jessica and Michael Widmer, Shawn Quitschau, Susan (Chris) Kalm, and Michael (Jen) Angeloff; eight great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Robert Angeloff; sisters, Alice Vemich and Vivian (Bill) Miller; and many nieces and nephews.

Marcella was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Mathisen; daughter, Gloria Angeloff; and six siblings.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 8, from 2-4 p.m., at Hamsher Lakeside Funerals and Cremations, 12 N. Pistakee Lake Rd., Fox Lake.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m., Monday, July 9, at St Peter Catholic Church, 2118 Main St., Spring Grove.  Burial will be private in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Marcella’s name may be made to Catholic Charities, 312-655-7525,, or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 800-344-4867,

Donations may be made to:

Catholic Charities
721 N LaSalle, Chicago IL 60654
Tel: 1-312-655-7525

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
PO Box 4527, New York NY 10163
Tel: 1-800-344-4867

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