October 26, 1932 — July 25, 2022


WARRENS - Leone A. (Hoag) Gehrke, age 89, of Warrens, Wisconsin, passed away Monday, July 25, 2022, surrounded by her loving family at Touch of Home.  She was born October 26, 1932, to Dan and Luella (Prielipp) Hoag and was a lifelong resident of Warrens.

   Leone was united in marriage to Harold Gehrke on August 26, 1950.  She spent her working years at Marten’s Floor Covering in Tomah and at Olson’s Cranberry Marsh during Fall harvest. 

   She enjoyed camping, gardening, cooking, going to the casino and polka music.  More than anything, she loved spending time with her family.

   She is survived by her children, Lynn (Marshall) Kuehl of Warrens, WI, Sue (Jon) Steen of Ridgeway, WI and Faye (Greg) Marshall of Black River Falls, WI, grandchildren, Terry (Tanya) Lamb, Kristin (Jim) Moeller, Seth Lamb, Hugh (Lani) Nauman, Ryan Burkhalter, Annetra (Pete) Muehlenkamp, Jarrod (Diane) Ebert and Lindsay (Don Semann) Ebert, 17 great grandchildren, brothers, Dan (Janet) Hoag of Oakdale, WI, Lester (Judy) Hoag of Oakdale, WI, Gay (Kathy) Hoag of Tomah, WI, sisters, Lorna Schamens of Sparta, WI, Elaine McCaskey of Iowa, Lois (Doc) Miller of Sparta, WI, Jean (Duane) Jacob of Tomah, WI and Sandy (Dave) Wagner of Tomah, WI, sister-in-law, Rose (Bundick) Hoag of IL,  many nieces, nephews and cousins.

   She was preceded in death by her parents, Dan and Luella, her husband, Harold, a brother, Harley Hoag, granddaughter, Jennifer Burkhalter, brothers-in-law, Jim McCaskey and Marlow Schamens.

   A special thank you to Touch of Home and St. Croix Hospice for the care given to Leone in her time of need.

   Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 30, 2022, 11:00 a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah.  Burial will follow in the Warren Mills Cemetery, Warrens, WI. 

   Family and friends are invited for visitation on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. A luncheon will follow the burial at the Log Cabin in Warrens.  

   The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements.

   Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.

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