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Song S. Shaben

November 12, 1948 — October 27, 2020

Song S. Shaben, age 71, of Prairie du Chien, passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, WI. She was born in South Korea on November 12, 1948, the daughter of Namsin Choi and Gwisan Ji. Song received her general education in South Korea. In 1971, she moved to the United States. On October 26, 1991, Song was united in marriage to Robert Shaben at St. John's Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien. She was employed for 28 years at 3M in Prairie du Chien. Song enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing, knitting, painting, and walking outdoors. She dearly loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Robert; her son, Harold (Stephanie) Waterman; 4 grandchildren: Anjela, James, Parker, and Marshall Waterman; a sister, Sung Ae Choi; a brother, Sung Ho Choi; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to her parents, Song was preceded in death by a brother, Sung Su Choi and three grandchildren.
A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020, at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville with Father John Meinholz officiating. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville. There will be no public visitation. Cards of Condolences may be mailed to Martin Schwartz Funeral Home, PO Box 30, Lancaster WI 53813.

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