March 8, 1923 - February 4, 2021
Louise (Martin) Briggs Louise Briggs, age 97, passed away on February 4, 2021 knowing she was loved by many. Louise was born on March 8, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois to John and Rose Martin. She spent her early childhood years in Chicago, then moved to Baraboo, WI in 1936. She enjoyed playing the flute in the high school band where she met her future husband Dwaine Briggs. Louise graduated from Baraboo High School, attended UW-Madison and Groves-Barnhart Business School. She was employed as a secretary in Madison, and as a civil service employee in Madison and Oakland Army Base in California during WWII. She married her high school sweetheart in Baraboo on November 17, 1945 when he returned from military service. They made their home in Baraboo until 1954 when they moved to Madison, Wisconsin. Louise was employed as an executive secretary at Oscar Mayer Food Corp for nearly 30 years until her retirement in 1985. Dwaine and Louise moved to Port Charlotte, FL and enjoyed many active years at Maple Leaf Estates Golf and Country Club. In 2015 Louise moved to the Carolinas to live closer to family. Louise is survived by her son Richard (Lois) Briggs, Indian Land, SC; two granddaughters, Kathy (Nate Larson) Briggs, Portland, Oregon and Karen (Dustin) Chitko, Fort Mill, SC; two great-grandson Ryan and Aaron Chitko; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband in March, 2007; her parents; sisters Dorothy Larson and Ila Arndt; and her son David in 2015. A virtual memorial service will be held on February 20th, followed by a celebration of life in Baraboo, Wisconsin later this year. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the Glaucoma Research Foundation at https://www.glaucoma.org/involved/honor-and-memorial-gifts.php
Louise (Martin) Briggs Louise Briggs, age 97, passed away on February 4, 2021 knowing she was loved by many. Louise was born on March 8, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois to John and Rose Martin. She spent her early childhood years in Chicago, then... View Obituary & Service Information
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