Obit: Marek, Jennie (1899 - 1980)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Marek, Buzek, Alsterberg, Cook, Vobara, Krause, Opelt, Finder, Noble

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/29/1980

Marek, Jennie (24 June 1899 – 24 May 1980)

Funeral services were held Memorial Day afternoon, May 26, for Mrs. Jennie Marek, 80, of Granton, who passed away on May 24 in Neillsville Memorial Hospital. The Rev. William Noble of the Granton United Methodist Church officiated with burial made in the Town of Lynn Cemetery.

The deceased was born on June 24, 1899, in North Judson, Indiana, to Mr. and Mrs. John Buzek. She received her education in Chicago. On May 25, 1935, she married Charles Merek in Chicago ceremonies and the couple moved to the Town of Sherwood. In 1976, they moved to the village of Granton. She was a member of the Granton United Methodist Church.

Surviving her is her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Alsterberg of Neillsville and Mrs. Dorothy Cook of Seattle, Wash., and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters.

Serving as pallbearers were Anton Vobara, Henry Alsterberg, Alvin and Erwin Krause, Larry Opelt and Steve Finder. The Gilbertson Funeral Home of Granton as in charge of arrangements.



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