Cecelia Marie Priebe, age 99, of Rhinelander, died February 23, 2016 in Rhinelander. She was born December 21, 1916 in Rhinelander to William and Louise (Blazek) Priebe. She attended schools here, graduating from the Rhinelander High School in 1934. She then attended County Normal and then the UW Stevens Point. Cecelia graduated from Stevens Point in 1957 with a degree in teaching. She returned to Rhinelander where she taught school for 41 years, retiring in 1979.
Cecelia was a member of the Retired Teachers Assoc. and the National Teachers Assoc. She was a lifelong member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her five sisters and four brothers.
Memorial services are set for Monday, February 29 at 11 a.m., with a visitation from 10 a.m. until the service at 11, all at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. Reverend Richard Krahn will officiate. Interment will be in the Forest Home Cemetery. You may leave your private condolences for Cecelia’s family at www.carlsonfh.com. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is handling the arrangements for the Priebe family.