Margretha Helena (Glad) Czlapinski, age 68, Born in Gouda, Netherlands, died Saturday September 4, 2010. She died a peaceful death at Ministry St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point. She was born December 15, 1941in Gouda. In 1955 her entire Dutch family came by boat to the USA, making their way to Green Bay.
Marge is the daughter of the late Huibert & Johanna (Dewaal) Van Veen. She stayed in Waupaca with her late foster parents, HOWARD & ROSE MANNEY of Waupaca for 3 years. During high school from 1957 to 1959 she was know as: “The little Dutch Girl”.
She is survived by her foster brother, Mark (Sherry) Manney of Waupaca. Philip & Marge were married in 1983 and have 2 children & 4 grandchildren. Survivors include her husband, Philip of Stevens Point. Their daughter, Julie (Mark) Shepherd of Lansing NC. Grandsons: Nathan & Levi. Their Son, Brian (Jennifer) Glad of Iola-Scandinavia. Granddaughters: Alexandria & Samantha. She is survived by 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
Marge graduated from UWSP in 1975 & started teaching High School in Tri-County, Plainfield in 1976-2004. She will be cremated with a private service at a later date. Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home in Stevens Point is assisting the family with arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com