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Catherine Woodcock

January 15, 1941 — February 27, 2019

Chippewa Falls

Catherine M. Woodcock, 78, of Chippewa Falls, passed away peacefully on February 27, 2019 at home with her family by her side.

She was born January 15, 1941, the daughter of Henry and Angeline (Goettl) Rubenzer.

On December 1, 1956, she married William “Bill” Woodcock.

Catherine worked for F & F Shoe Factory, Holiday Travel, and Chippewa County as a bus driver for the handicapped.  She was also a volunteer driver for Triniteam.  She enjoyed traveling to numerous states with her husband, going to Blue Grass Festivals with her brother, Henry and his wife Kay, and singing with the family.  Cathy and Bill enjoyed going on casino trips and spending some winters in Las Vegas.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, William; four children, Jean (Roman) Keyeski, Wanda (Robert) McVinnie, Barbara (Jeff) Larson, James (Donna) Woodcock; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Ann Purdue, Mary (Ike) Bowe; brother, Pat (Karla) Rubenzer; sisters-in-law, Connie Rubenzer and Marlene Rubenzer; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Angeline Rubenzer and Henry (Ora) Rubenzer; six brothers, Ralph, Marvin, Thomas, Henry Jr., Valentine and Dan; two sisters, Henrietta and Bernadine “Chic”; and two grandchildren, Lisa and Joshua.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 5 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Chippewa Falls with the Rev. Terri Koca officiating.  Burial will be in Prairie View Cemetery, Village of Lake Hallie in the spring.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Monday, March 4 at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel, Chippewa Falls and one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to donor’s choice.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, March 4, 2019

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel

44 E Columbia St, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Trinity United Methodist Church

201 W Central St, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Trinity United Methodist Church

201 W Central St, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

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