Marilyn J. Moerke
Marilyn J. Moerke, 92, formerly of Fond du Lac, died on Monday, September 10, 2018, at Agrace Hospice Care in Madison, WI.
She was born on July 23, 1926, in Underwood, ND, the daughter of Henry C. and Echo M. McLaughlin Lindstrom. On December 5, 1948 she married Arthur G. Moerke in Parshall, North Dakota. He preceded her in death on June 23, 1990.
Marilyn was a member of Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church where she was a member of Ruth Circle and was the chairperson of the Prayer Chain at church. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary for over fifty years. She worked as a station agent for the Soo Line Railroad during WWII. She was a sales clerk for Evenson’s Hallmark in Fond du Lac. Marilyn enjoyed playing bridge, pinochle and widow whist and watching Wisconsin Badger Basketball. She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchild.
She is survived by her son Steven (Kristi) Moerke of Sun Prairie, her grandchildren: Megan Moerke of Richmond, VA and Amanda (Christian) Kriesel of Sun Prairie; her great-granddaughter Echo, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her grandson Daniel Moerke, and her sister Betty (Ivan) Avery.
VISITATION: Friends may call on Friday, September 14, 2018, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church, 20 Wisconsin-American Drive, Fond du Lac.
FUNERAL: Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church, with Rev. Tom Meyer officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, N.D.
In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church or Agrace Hospice.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-442