Marden “Marty” West, 88, of Waupun, died Tuesday
evening, March 19, 2013 at Waupun Memorial Hospital.
Marden was born September 8, 1924 in Ontario, WI the son
of William and Ruth Marden West. Marden grew up in Ontario and graduated from
Ontario High School in 1942. He was in both theaters of WWII and came behind
General Patton in the chemical infantry division. On February 9, 1946 Marden
married his grade school sweet heart, Verna Molley, in La Crosse. The couple
moved to Waupun in 1948. He was employed by the Waupun State Prison for 31
years and had a painting business with John Rehrauer for 20 years. Marden was a
member of American Legion Post 210 of Waupun, Waupun United Methodist Church,
and Masonic Lodge #48. He enjoyed his family and special friend, Bernadine
Marden is survived by his children, Patsy (James) Quick
of Minong WI, Mark (Betty) West of Fond du Lac, and Jeff (Peggy) West of
Appleton; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces and
Marden was preceded in death by his wife, Verna; and
three brothers, Edward, Chester, and Robert West.
Funeral services for Marden West will be held Saturday,
March 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev.
J.D. McCarty officiating. Burial will follow at Hilltop Cemetery in Ontario,
WI. Friends and relatives of Marden West may call on the family on Friday from
4-6 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the
time of service.
The family wishes to thank Waupun Memorial Hospital, the
Christian Home, and Dr. Richard McMahon for their love and
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are
serving the family. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and
to send condolences.