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Darlene Biesek, 70, Baraboo

October 10, 2018

Darlene Marie (Schell) (nee Ulrich) Biesek, 70, of Baraboo, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at home surrounded by her family.

Darlene, daughter of Obert and Edith (Harman) Ulrich, was born in Baraboo on Sept. 12, 1948. She was baptized on April 17, 1949, at North Freedom Methodist Church. Darlene was a graduate of Baraboo High School. She was employed by Teel Plastics, Harmony Bar and most recently Walmart in Baraboo. On June 23, 2001, she was united in marriage to Eugene Biesek at St. Joseph Catholic Church. In her free time she enjoyed feeding the squirrels and birds and tending to her flowers. Her family will remember her for her green thumb when it came to caring for her house plants.

Survivors include her husband, Eugene; children, Robert Brownell, Becky Brownell, Jennifer (Keith) Kohlmeyer; step-children, Jim (Michelle) Schell, Terrie (Roger) Hicks, Leslie Pogreba, Katrina (Greg) Borkenhagen, Eugene (Mary) Biesek, Jr.; grandchildren, Jayson, Jordyan, Tanner, Justin, Aaron, Meredith, Mike, Alan, Charlie, Patrick, Janelle, Emily, Abigail, Alois, Shawn, Melissa, Kelsey, Thomas, Andrew, Heather; brother, Marvin (Linda) Ulrich; sisters, Jeanne (Donald) Thurston and Janice (Robert) Bergman; many sisters and brothers-in-law; and nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Richard Brownell and Richard Schell; brothers, Ronald Ulrich and Eugene Ulrich; and her step-daughter, Brenda Buelow.

A prayer service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Redlin Funeral Home with Father Jay Poster officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at the funeral home as well as from 10 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

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