Carol Marie (Rumppe) Eide, age 97, of Hixton, WI, passed away April 24, 2023 at Marshfield Medical
Center in Marshfield, WI.
Carol was born December 21, 1925 to Lester and Frances (Lukas) Rumppe in Taylor, WI. She attended
and graduated from Taylor High School. Carol was united in marriage to Merlin Eide on June 19, 1946 at
Taylor Lutheran Church and were married for 67 years until Merlin’s passing in 2013.
After graduation she worked at the Hixton Bank, and side- by- side with her husband, Merlin, on their
farm in Curran Township for over 60 years. She was an active member of the Upper Pigeon Lutheran
Church Women’s Group. Carol enjoyed quilting and old-time music.
Carol is survived by her brother Richard Rumppe and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Frances Rumppe; husband, Merlin; brothers,
Charles, Vernon, and Ernest; and sister in law, Janice Rumppe.
Funeral services for Carol will take place Saturday, May 6, 2023 at the Upper Pigeon Lutheran Church at
11:00 a.m. Pastor David Christianson will officiate. Friends and family are invited to call on the family
from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial at Upper Pigeon Lutheran Cemetery will immediately follow
The Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements, 715- 963-2311.
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