Marguerite E. Scholzen Nee: Durben

December 24, 1927—April 7, 2018

RACINE—Marguerite E Scholzen, age 90, passed away Saturday, April 7th, 2018 at The Addison of Pleasant Prairie Memory Care.

Marguerite was born in Racine, December 24, 1927, daughter of the late Adam and Anna (Bins) Durben.

Marguerite graduated from St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1945”. She was united in marriage to Gerald J. Scholzen on June 26, 1948 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Marguerite enjoyed reading, bowling, traveling, watching the Packer and Brewer games, reading and playing games with the grandkids, and spending time with her family.

She will be deeply missed by her 5 children, Linda (Ron) Solberg, Jerry (Sandy) Scholzen, Betty (Tom) Klamm, Craig (Kerri) Scholzen, Dianne (Ron) Chase; 7 Grandchildren, Jason (Christine) Beyer, Andrew (Katie) Chase, Kristin (Karl) Peura, Steven (Liz) Scholzen, Samantha Scholzen, Jennifer Klamm, Zachary Scholzen; 9 great-grandchildren, Austin and Madelyn “Maddy” Beyer, Summer and Carter Gray, Bianca and Tegan Peura, Braden and Brielle Chase, Magnolia Scholzen; brother George (Vicki) Durben, sisters-in-law Alice Durben and Lucille Scholzen, brother-in-law Francis “ Smokey” (Helen) Scholzen, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years Gerald J. Scholzen, brothers James and Robert Durben, sisters Helen Durben and Marie Ager, sisters-in-law Marilyn Meister and Elizabeth “Betty” Scholzen, brother-in-law, Richard Scholzen.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 3101 Drexel Ave, Monday April 16, 2018, 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Town of Dover. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Sunday at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital have been suggested.

A special thank you to the caring and compassionate staff of The Addison of Pleasant Prairie Memory Care for their love and support given to Marguerite.


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