E. Colson Trepanier.
Murella E. Trepanier, (nee: Colson) passed away Tuesday,
April 22, 2003 at St. Mary's Medical Center after a courageous battle
with cancer. Murella was born in Oconto September 17, 1921, daughter of
the late Wallace and Irene (nee: Exferd) Colson. On April 30,
1938 at St. Peters Catholic Church in Oconto, she was united in
marriage to Ronald J. Trepanier who preceded her in death, May 6,
1999. Murella as employed by Goldblatts, Three Sisters
Women's Clothing and was a volunteer for St. Mary's Hospital
Auxiliary. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic
Church and prior member of Holy trinity catholic Church.
Murella's greates pleasure was cherishing the time spend with her
grandchildren and attending their activities. She was dearly
loved and will be sadly missed. Survivors include her five children,
Ronald (Chris) Trepanier of Richmond, VA, JoAnn Edwards of Racine, Dee
(Terry) Kovara of Racine, Nancy (Dan) Kozlik of Charlotte, NC, Janet
(Jim) Saunders of Pacifica, CA; 13 grandchildren; a sister, Joyce
Miller of Green Bay, WI; a brother Fritz (Dorothy) Bostedt of Green
Bay; nieces, nephews, other relatives; dear friends, Florence
Szcupanski and Mildred Rhode.
In addition to her husband and parents she was also preceded in death
by her son-in-law, David Edwards; and her brothers, Peter Colson,
Roland Colson, and Howard Bostedt Jr. A Mass of Christian burial was
celebrated at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 5300 Spring Street,
Racine, Friday April 25, 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Paul M. Esser
officiating. Entombment at West Lawn Memorial Park.
Relatives and friends met with the family at the funeral home on
Thursday. Memorials to the American Cancer Society, the
Alzheimer's Association, for for masses to be said have been
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