Carla Ufken

Carla Ufken

NEW GLARUS, Wis. — Carla D. Ufken, age 90 passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the SSM Health Hospice Home in Monroe. She was born on September 16, 1931 in Brodhead, WI the daughter of Granville and Ferne (Ostrander) Lewis. Carla graduated from Monticello High School in 1949. On July 7, 1951 she was united in marriage to Alfred Ufken in Gatesville, TX while Alfred was in the service. The couple then farmed in the Monroe and New Glarus area, and Carla had worked at Moore Business Forms and the Chalet Landhaus Inn. She was also a member of the Stuessy-Kuenzi Post 141 American Legion Auxiliary. Carla enjoyed quilting, genealogy, and most of all time spent with her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.

Carla is survived by her children Debra Ufken, David (Dorothy) Ufken, Larry Ufken, Linda (Dan) Stolts, and Wayne Ufken, grandchildren Melanie (Jeff) Judd, Alen (Tina) Zweifel, Andrea (Sheena) Hirschfield, Tonya (Muhammed) Ufken, and A. J. Ufken, great-grandchildren Jerrod, Ashley (fiancé Jacob Udelhoven), and Allyson Judd, Jacob and Alexander Zweifel, Ayaan, Atiya, and Ibraheem Aga, and Lelani, Beckham, and Avery Hirschfield. She is further survived by her brother Jerry (Patti) Lewis, sister Mary Jane (John) Pettit, and sisters-in-law Ruth Lewis, Jackie Ellingson, and LeaAnn Pillath. She was preceded in death by husband Alfred, son Dan, parents, sister Patricia, brothers Roger and Ted (Mayona), and brother-in-law Ted Haugo.

Private family graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the Swiss United Church of Christ Cemetery in New Glarus.

The Zentner-Beal Funeral Home of New Glarus is assisting the family.

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