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May 19, 1940 - February 25, 2020
Funeral Home Maurina-Schilling Funeral Homes -Owen
Douglas J. Missling, 79, of Longwood, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Aster Assisted Living in Marshfield under the tender care of hospice.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Greenwood. Rev. Elizabeth Biers will officiate. Military Rites will be conducted by the Owen American Legion Post #123, Owen-Withee Vets Club and the Lublin American Legion Post #547. Family and friends are welcome from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church. Interment will be held at a later date.
Doug was born on May 19, 1940, the son of Herbert and Lempi (Wepling) Missling in Longwood. He graduated from the Agriculture Short-Course at UW Madison. He was drafted in the U. S. Army and was stationed at Fort Hood, TX from 1963-65. On October 2, 1965, Doug was united in marriage to Carol Wendt in Greenwood.
Doug farmed for 59 years on the home farm in Longwood. He was a member of the Owen-Withee Lion’s Club, Church Council, Holstein Assoc., and Longwood Town Board. He was a delegate for Tri-State Breeders and a Sunday School Teacher. Doug enjoyed dart ball, softball, bowling, farming, card playing, camping, and fishing.
Doug is survived by his three daughters: Debbie (Rod) Englebretson of Owen, Michelle Carpenter of Abbotsford, and Susanne Lilly of Port Washington, WI; six grandchildren: Devon Englebretson of Hortonville, Derek Englebretson of Marshfield, Elli Carpenter of Abbotsford, Hunter Carpenter of Abbotford, Mason Carpenter of Abbotsford, and Conner Lilly of Port Washington; and two great-grandchildren: Archer Englebretson of Marshfield and Caleb Englebretson of Hortonville. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Thomas.