Camby Otto Berry
Camby Otto Berry, 72, of 218624 Timber River Trail, Wausau, formerly of the town of Holway, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. A celebration of life will be held from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, April 1, at the Holway Town Hall. Camby was born May 23, 1950 in Medford to Otto and Louise (Nuernberger) Berry. He graduated from Medford High School in 1968.
Following high school, Camby worked at the local cheese factory and hauled milk until starting a dairy farm of his own.
On Aug. 13, 1983, he married Ginger (Schopfer) Marcott . They farmed in the town of Holway until he was no longer able, and he retired.
Camby enjoyed participating in tractor pulls and earned several trophies over the years. He was highly skilled at fixing everything from farm machinery to household gadgets and was always looking for ways to improve them. Both Camby and Ginger enjoyed country music, of which they attended many local fairs and festivals to listen to famous artists. They also enjoyed some of their free time going fishing and enjoying the outdoors.
Survivors include his wife, Ginger of Wausau; four children, Jini (Dean) Ruplinger of Mosinee, Patti Bloch of Wausau, Steven Marcott of Marshfield, Kelly Marcott of Weston; siblings, Ralph (Darlene) Berry of Curtiss, Jean (Ralph) Pitzke of Stetsonville, Lori Berry of Weston; grandchildren, Nikki Marcott of Miami, Fla., Matthew (Melissa) Dassow of Eau Claire, Krista (Chris) Reeves of Ohio, Onalee Marcott of Calif., Hailey Bloch of Waconia, Minn., Shyley Marcott of St. Louis Park, Minn., Madelyn Marcott of Weston; great-grandchildren, Ariana, Raelynn, Emerson and Avery; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Daniel Berry.
Hemer-Pickerign Funeral & Cremation Services of Medford and Rib Lake is serving the family. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice. com.
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