THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Margaret A. Gartzke
Issue Date: June 6, 2013
Margaret A. Gartzke, 84, of Marinette passed away Sunday morning, June 2 at her home.
Born April 4, 1929 in Seymour to Lawrence and Mary (Landwehr) Daoust, she spent her earliest years there before moving with her family to Peshtigo.
She attended Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Marinette and on Aug. 10, 1949 married Robert L. Gartzke. They resided for several years in the Milwaukee area where she worked for Gimbels Department Store. In 1960 they returned to Peshtigo, later moving to Marinette. Over the years she worked at a local mink ranch, Thompson Boat Co. and the Aerial Co. in Marinette. She was a member of Holy Family Parish.
She is survived by her husband, Robert; four daughters, Connie (William) Dausey of Marinette, Sue (Richard) Jacquart and Diane (Tom) Bikowski, both of Oconto and Mary (Mike) Fox of Menominee; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and two sisters, Mavis Salacinski of Tomahawk and Deloris Cortazzo of Tennessee.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an adopted brother, Donald Landwehr.
Friends called at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home in Marinette on Wednesday, June 5 from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass was offered at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in Holy Family Parish-Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Taylor St. by Rev. Joseph Dorner. Burial was in Glenwood Memorial Gardens.