Marietta (Fogarty) Vander Kelen – Mrs. V.K. passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019.

In keeping with the wishes of Marietta, there will be no funeral services.

During her career she worked as a recreational therapist at Milwaukee Lutheran Hospital and Lakeview Health Center, West Salem, WI. She also worked at LaCrossroads High School in La Crosse, WI.

Her grandchildren filled her world with love and laughter. Eibhlin, Lochlan, and Daegan Vander Kelen and Leo and Layla Kellan.

She leaves behind her beloved children, Michael, Patrick (Kelsey), and Shannon (Nic).

Marietta’s husband of 40 years, Tom, preceded her in death.

Cremation Society of Wisconsin, Altoona is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at





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