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Marilyn "Gin" M. Fanetti

Marilyn "Gin" M. Fanetti

October 3, 2018

Marilyn “Gin” M Fanetti, 80 of Bloomer, passed away, Wednesday, October 3, 2018, surrounded by her family at her home. She was born on February 26, 1938, in Chippewa Falls, WI to Marian (Barney) and Adolph Bohaty. She grew up in Cornell, WI and married Gene Fanetti on April 25, 1959 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Cornell, WI. She along with her husband were owners of Fanetti Transport, Inc, established in 1960 and retired in 1994. Following retirement, traveled the southern US during winters and was an avid collector of Indian artifacts. They went on to establish a camp ground in Mesa, AZ.

Gin was an active member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church, serving as President of the Parish Council, President of the PCCW, as well as resurrection singers. She was also a member of the Bloomer American Legion Auxiliary.   Gin also gave of her time and talents at Mayo Clinic Health System in Bloomer. She treasured her time with her friends playing bridge, crafting, scrapbooking and quilting.

She loved spending time with her family, hosting holidays, and life events at her home as well as attending her grandchildren’s sporting events.

She is survived by her children, Lisa (Floyd) Dachel of Bloomer, Todd Fanetti (Dianne Root) of Bloomer, Maria (Kevin) Seibel of Bloomer, Eric (Janel) Fanetti of Menomonie; grandchildren, Tasha (Taylor) Zeman, Shawna Seibel, Krystina Seibel, Jonathon Dachel, Cole Fanetti, Clayton Fanetti, Ciarra Seibel, and Morgan Fanetti; brother, AJ (Patt) Bohaty, and sister, Deborah (Tracy) Redpath.

She is preceded in death by parents; husband, Gene; one son in infancy, Jeffrey; sisters, Sheila Kastel, Victoria Bohaty, Patricia Bohaty; brothers, Daniel Bohaty and Thomas Bohaty.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, October 8, 2018, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Bloomer with Father Victor Feltes officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s North Catholic Cemetery, Bloomer. Lunch will be served at White Pine Pavilion. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at the Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home, Bloomer. Christian Wake Service will begin at 7 p.m.

Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services of Bloomer is serving the family.


5-7 p.m. on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home, Bloomer


10 a.m. on Monday, October 8, 2018, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Bloomer

Florist Information

A Secret Garden Floral & Gift 715-568-1037. All flowers are to be delivered to the funeral home on Sunday by 1 p.m.


  • Rhonda Rossler Boettcher Marilyn was such a dear person to my mother, Mabel Rossler. Her kindness and warm heart showed that she was a special person. I will be forever grateful to her for her acts and words of kindness. May you have God's love and peace as you grieve. Rhonda Rossler Boettcher,Torrington,Wy

    October 8 at 9:19am

  • dan walker My mother the late Betty Walker of Cornell used to work for the Fanettis many years ago. Please accept my sympathies. She thought that the Fanettis were good people. I never got a chance to meet them. Dan Walker, Rhinelander, WI.

    October 5 at 9:32am

  • Judy and Jim Rubenzer Gin was a beautiful, lovable and caring lady. Everyone will miss her. She did meals on wheels at my moms , Elaine Nosal, and always gave her a hug and one day handed her a stack of her beautiful homemade greeting ♥️ cards, just because! Such a sweetheart!

    October 5 at 8:18am

  • Jeanne Shaw Lisa I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I pray for you and your family through this time. I hope that your mom is now at peace and wish you and your family healing and strength.

    October 4 at 10:54PM

  • Sis Mayer I am so sorry for your loss and Gin will be missed by many as she touched so many lives. Hugs and prayers to your entire family.

    October 4 at 6:27PM

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