Marilyn M. Griepentrog, age 80, formerly of Horicon, died on Sunday, November 25, 2007 at the Divine Savior Extended Care, in Portage.
Friends and family may call on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at the Murray Funeral Home in Horicon from 10:00 AM until the Funeral Service at 11:00 AM. Marilyn”s daughter, Debra Zimmerman will be leading the service. Burial will follow at Oakhill Cemetery in Horicon.
The former Marilyn Mae Dasenbrock was born on September 15, 1927, to the late Merlin and Elvina (Herbst) Dasenbrock. In 1949, Marilyn was united in marriage with Milton Otto Griepentrog in Milwaukee. Together, they had two children and raised them in the Beaver Dam area. Marilyn enjoyed traveling to many different places, and through her travels; she developed pen-pals from all over. She would write beautiful poems and even had one published. She also had a love for animals, photography and her family. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Portage.
Marilyn is survived by her two children, Debra Zimmerman, Portage and Gary (Linda) Griepentrog, Beaver Dam, her five grandchildren, Christopher Beekman, Beaver Dam, Shannon Breneman, Wisconsin Dells, Josh Griepentrog, Oshkosh, Mike Griepentrog, Beaver Dam, and Michael (Judy) Beekman, Minnesota Junction. She is also survived by her great grandchildren, Chelsie, Meghan, Kailee, Zack, Sabastian and Dominic, her brother, David (Doris) Dasenbrock, Bowie, MD, her sister, JoEllen Pasewald, Horicon, a long-time companion, Arthur Kamrath, Beaver Dam, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton, a brother, Peter Dasenbrock and a son-in-law, John Zimmerman.
A memorial fund has been established by the family.
The Murray Funeral Home in Horicon is serving the family. Online condolences may be made on our website at www.MurrayFH.com
Wednesday, November 28th, 2007, 11:00am
Oak Hill Cemetery-Horicon