Obit: Kluckhohn, Marion Edward (1918 - 2009)
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Surnames: Kluckhohn, Unz, Patchett, Zschernitz, Weisgerber, Ranney


----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 3 June 2009


Kluckhohn, Marion Edward (15 July 1918 - 31 May 2009)


NEILLSVILLE -- Marion Kluckhohn, 90, of Neillsville, died Sunday, May 31, 2009, at the Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Center in Neillsville.


Marion Edward Kluckhohn was born July 15, 1918, in Knox, Ind., the son of Edward H. and Gertrude (Unz) Kluckhohn. He was united in marriage to Dolores Patchett on July 30, 1939, in Naperville, Ill.


Marion served with the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946. When he returned to his family in 1946, he farmed until 1951, when he and Dolores moved to Neillsville. Here he farmed and worked construction until 1958, when he went to work for Jordahl Brothers and then Rice's as a carpet layer. After his retirement in 1999, he took care of the Russell Park Campground for three years and then the KOA in Hixton for three years.


Marion is survived by his wife, Dolores, of Neillsville, five children, Jack (June) Kluckhohn of Neillsville, Carolyn (Tom) Zschernitz of Neillsville, Patricia (Manfred) Weisgerber of Neillsville, Patrick (Valerie) Ranney of Charndler, Ariz., and Gary (BettyAnn) Ranney of Spokane, Wash.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is further survived by one brother, Harlan Kluckhohn of Stockton, Ill.


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


The Gesche Funeral Home of Neillsville is assisting Marion's family with arrangements.



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