Martha “Moe” I. Arnstad, 67, of Chippewa Falls passed away on Friday, June 30, 2023, at her home.

Moe was born on July 27, 1955, to Charles and Etha (Ohenmus) Arnstad in Eau Claire, WI.

Moe loved nothing more than spending time with her three dogs, Cubby, Joey, and Chi Chi. She enjoyed golfing, and riding motorcycles with Gary. Most recently, she enjoyed spending weekends up north working on their new home.

Moe is survived by her significant other, Gary Berger, and her beautiful, intelligent, and modest daughters, Maria Mattice, and Melissa (Joe) Bowe, and their father, Mark Mattice. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, Margaret, Charles, Edward, and Marian Arnstad, many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. She also had four wonderful grandchildren, Maxwell and Milo Kane, and Elliott and Andersen Bowe whom she loved very much.

Moe was preceded in death by her mother, Etha, and her father, Charles, her twin nephews Chad and Barry, and Phoebe.

A visitation will be on Friday, July 7, 2023, from 4:00 to 7:00 at Smith Funeral Chapel.


  1. Moe was unforgettable! I am thankful I was able to have her as an aunt!!! Maria, Lissy and families, we love you and share your grief during this time. I will be sure honor Moe every chance I get.

  2. Moe was a fun person. She was a big part of my life for several years. Great memories, and great times, that will never be forgotten. She may be out of sight, but will never be out of mind.

  3. Moe was such a fun, sassy, and exciting person to be around. I have some great memories with her and the girls that I’ll cherish forever. Rest in Peace beautiful Moe 💕

  4. She had such an amazing spirit! Feisty, sassy and so much fun when we worked together. She has sarcasm down to an art – anyone who met her would remember her – she will be missed.

  5. We are so saddened to hear of Moe’s passing. We had such great times with Moe and Mark in our younger days. Thinking of you all during this difficult time and God bless.

    With deepest sympathy,
    John (JB) and Cindy Brace

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