Paulette A. Robinson

Paulette A. Robinson, age 76, of Merrill, Wisconsin passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2023 in Wausau, Wisconsin at Aspirus Hospice House. She was born on June 28, 1947 in Merrill, Wisconsin, the daughter of Norman and Bernice (Luedtke) Wetterau.

Paulette was united in marriage to David Czech in 1968 and later divorced. Paulette was united in marriage to Ben Robinson on January 28, 1984. He died on November 25, 2013.

Paulette graduated 8th grade from the last one room county school, Park School. She graduated Merrill High School with the class of’65.

After graduation she worked for Farmer Employers Insurance, Semling-Menke, then took a leave to get married and a have family. Once her children were in school, she went back to work. She worked at Merrill Gravel and Construction and then her final job was with Lincoln County Commission on Aging. After retiring, she stayed at home for a few years and then started volunteering at Park Place room meal site, and later became a resident of Park Place. Paulette also enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, reading, antiquing and collecting teddy bears.

Paulette is survived by her sons: Christopher (Lisa) Czech and Michael (Lynn) Czech, step-children: Joseph (Grace) Sophia, and Dana (Doug) Peterson, grandchildren: Emily (Tucker) Roesler, Derek, Valerie and Vanessa Czech, Bethany, Allie, Benjamin, and Tabetha Durdall, and Daniel, Aiden, and Jeremy Peterson, great-grandchildren: Braxton, Willow and Maverick,sister: Kathy (Ken) Brice, sister-in-law: Sheri Wetterau, many nieces and nephews and special friends: Joy Haehlke and Diane Ziebell.

Paulette was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Robinson, brother, Russell Wetterauand parents.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 11:00 am at Waid Funeral Home in Merrill. A visitation will be held from 9:00 am until the time of service also at the funeral home. Rev. Donald Love will officiate. Interment will take place at Merrill Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church in the Town of Hamburg, Wisconsin in loving memory of Paulette.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Aspirus Hospice House for their care and compassion shown to Paulette and her family.

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at

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