Marcia Nutter, Wausau, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2012, at Mount View Care Center.
Born in the city of Shafer, Minnesota on Nov 3, 1923 to Lawrence and Ethel (Crane) Burch. She married John Lloyd, they later divorced. She married Lawrence Nutter, who preceded her in death, on June 1, 2006. Marcia was a homemaker, but in 1944 she heeded her nations call to arms and worked as a “Rosie the Riveter”, the cultural icon of American women in World War II. She worked at PB4Y2 planes at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp., San Diego, CA. She also worked at the Dough Boy Mills in Richmond, WI making K rations. Her journey throughout life started with being transported by horse and buggy as a child. Extending through vast changes in technology and society; ending in the space and electronic ages. She lived through the depression, seven wars, two husbands, the passing of two of her children before her. Marcia raised eight unique and varied individuals along with their numerous friends. She continued to apply her extensive experience surrounding childcare and worked tirelessly, helping to rear her grandchildren and great grandchildren and their friends. She knows all of their names, which totaled 17 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren. No small feat indeed, considering she would also remember to acknowledge each of their birthdays through the years. Her children: John (Peg) Lloyd of Cumberland, Wisconsin, Michael (Bette) Lloyd of Merrill, Laurie Lloyd-Lee of Wausau, Mary Sandas of Naples, Florida and Kathy (Dan) Bradford of Merrill Preceded in death by her two sons: Larry Lloyd and Edward Nutter, her parents, five brothers and one sister. She loved much and lost much through her lifetime. To the end, she thanked God for all of His love and blessings He had showered on her from the beginning to the end of her life. Funeral services will be held at John J. Buettgen Funeral Home in Schofield on Friday, July 6th starting with visitation at 11 am and the funeral service itself at noon. Condolences can be left at www.jjbfh.com.