Marion A. Henke, 94, Beaver Dam, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Beaver Dam Community Hospital.

Marion was born March 24, 1925, in Lowell, the daughter of Edward and Rose (Koehler) Roth. She was united in marriage to Donald A. Henke in 1958 in Beaver Dam; he preceded her in death in 1989. Marion worked as a hostess at The Pyramid Supper Club for 35 years and at Jung’s Seed in Randolph for more than 30 years. A member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam, Marion cherished her children and enjoyed traveling with her sister. Marion’s hobbies included gardening, playing golf, cross-country skiing, doing ceramics and collecting clowns.

Marion is survived by her six children, Judy (Harold Sr.) North of Randolph, Bonnie (Terry) Bennett of Beaver Dam, Gary Bilke of Brandon, Cheryl (David) Benike of Beaver Dam, Jeffrey Henke of Deerbrook, and Russ (Conchi) Henke of Beaver Dam; 26 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; sister, Rose Hornickle of Watertown; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three grandchildren, Jennifer, Neil, and Adam; great-grandchild, Adam; two daughters-in-law, Paulette and Sheri; two brothers; four sisters and other relatives.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 11, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 311 W. Mackie St., Beaver Dam from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Moberg officiating. A luncheon will be served at church, followed by burial at Oak Hill Cemetery, Waterloo.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam, is honored to be serving the family. Send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at cstonefs.com.


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