Obit: Kren, Marian (1922 - 2004)
Transcriber: Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, June 9, 2004 edition of the Clark County Press

Marian Kren

Marian Kren, age 82, of Neillsville, died Wednesday, June 2, at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Marian Rose Augusta Kren was born on April 14, 1922 in Neillsville, the daughter of William and Susan (Seidelman) Puttkamer. She graduated from Neillsville High School in 1940 and then worked at the American Stores Condensery and as a secretary at the Neillsville High School before her marriage. She was united in marriage to Walter Kren on April 17, 1943 in Neillsville and then worked as a homemaker raising her family.

Marian was a member of the United Church of Christ. She was an avid birdwatcher and she enjoyed her flowers. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren very much.

She is survived by two daughters, Judy Siebert, of Eau Claire and Peggy (Jon) Baymiller, of Johnston, Iowa; one son, Richard (Sandra) Kren, of Watertown; 12 grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; one sister, Sueann Binder, of Wisconsin Dells; two brothers, Bill (Joan) Puttkamer, of Lake Mills and James Schultz, of Neillsville. Marian is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service for Marian was held Saturday, June 5, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor James Mohr officiated. Music was provided by Deon Spangler, organist and Jordyn Quast, soloist. Interment was in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Honorary casket bearers were: Scott and Tony Siebert, David, Kevin and Daniel Kren and Harrison Baymiller.

The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Marian's family with funeral arrangements.



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