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Germaine M. Oberst

September 10, 1940 July 11, 2019
Germaine M. Oberst
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Obituary for Germaine M. Oberst

Germaine M. Oberst, age 78, of Stevens Point, WI died July 11, 2019 at Ascension St. Michaels.
Germaine was born September 10, 1940 in Stevens Point, WI to Nicholas and Martha (Meshak) Kranski. She was the second youngest of 6 kids and attended St. Peters grade school and graduated from Maria High School.
She married Robert Oberst on February 23, 1963.
Germaine was a CNA at St. Michaels hospital and a waitress. She later took time to raise her family while she continued to volunteer at St. Michaels Hospital. Germaine and her family traveled a lot due to her husband’s military service; and she was proud to have visited all 50 states.
In 1978, Germaine and Robert moved back to Stevens Point where they lived there for the rest of her life.
Germaine found joy in bowling and bird watching. She loved animals, particularly her cats. She also loved reading, crossword puzzles, and word searches, along with cooking and baking for her friends and family.
She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Delores Smith and Christine Worzalla; brothers Chester Kranski, Clarence Kranski, and Nicholas Kranski. Recently, Germaine was lovingly comforted and cared for by her nieces Carol Smith and Therese Waterson.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Oberst of Stevens Point, WI; two sons, Robert Oberst of Milwaukee, WI, and James Oberst and his wife Pamela Shen of Oakland, CA; sisters in law, Carol Oberst of Kenosha, WI, and Rose Kranski of Rudolph, WI; brothers-in-law, Donald Smith of Stevens Point, WI, Tom Oberst of Kenosha, WI; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Portage County Humane Society. A family burial will take place in Forest Cemetery at a later date.

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Forest Cemetery Final Resting Place

Patch St.
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Patch St. Stevens Point 54481 WI
United States

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