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Marlene Grinde
October 15, 1946 - August 28, 2019

Marlene Grinde

Marlene Grinde
Oct 15, 1946 - Aug 28, 2019

Marlene Grinde
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Marlene Grinde, of Antigo, died Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at home under the care of her family Pastika Independent Living Services and LeRoyer Hospice. She was 72 years old. She was born on October 15, 1946, in Two Rivers, daughter of Norman and Evelyn (Graycarek) Gauthier. She married Paul Grinde on June 20, 1970, in Two Rivers. He survives.

She was raised in Two Rivers where she attended St. Lukes and Holy Redeemer grade schools then graduated from Washington High School with the class of 1964.

After high school Marlene worked as a customer service representative for Paragon Electric in Two Rivers for six years. Following marriage the family lived in several Wisconsin communities including Plymouth, Beaver Dam, Green Bay, Rothschild and Athens before moving to Antigo in 1996.

Marlene was active in community service while in Antigo. She was a volunteer at Aspirus Langlade Hospital and a member of their auxiliary, served as a board member of AVAIL, member of the Good News Group in Wausau and served as an election inspector for the city of Antigo. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Antigo.

Survivors including her husband Paul are a daughter, Jill (James) Benware, San Tan Valley, Arizona; three grandchildren Colin, Ella and Haley; a brother-in-law, Ralph (Elaine Thielemann) Grinde, Cat Springs, Texas; two nieces, Julie Grinde, Bryan, Texas, Donna (George) Autobee, San Antonio, Texas; great-niece and nephew, Mia and Joseph Autobee.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Gordon and Bertha Grinde; sister-in-law Corinne Grinde.

The funeral Mass will celebrated on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Entombment will take place in Knollwood Memorial Park, Manitowoc.

Visitation will be 1 to 5 p.m. on Monday at the Bradley Funeral Home and 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. A parish wake service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday also at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed in Marlene's name to AVAIL Inc. P.O. Box 355 Antigo, WI 54409, Kathy's House Inc. 600 N 103rd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53226, CoVantage Cares P.O.Box 107 Antigo, WI 54409, or SS Mary and Hyacinth Charity Fund 819 Third Ave. Antigo, WI 54409.

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Sonja Heiser on Sep 1, 2019

Paul, Please accept my condolences in the loss of your wife. I did not know Marlene, but through you, I knew how important she was to you and what a great life's partner she was. The loss is hard to bear, but may the thoughtfulness and kindness of your family and close friends help you through the journey.

Sue Bahar on Sep 1, 2019

Paul and family,
Gerry and I send our deepest sympathy at Marlene’s passing. Blessings to you all.

Sue and Gerry Bahar
Silver Bay, MN

ann majewski on Aug 30, 2019

Paul, Jill and your family - so sorry for your loss - Marlene was always so upbeat and had that beautiful smile on her face - she will be missed by so many - God Bless - Ann & Dick Majewski

Lynda & Dennis Dvorachek on Aug 30, 2019

Paul , Jill & family, our deepest sympathy at your great loss.
Memories of our chance meeting with our girls so long ago are special.
Rest in peace, Marlene . And may God give you peace .

Cathi Kim on Aug 30, 2019

Marlene's warmth and welcoming heart will be dearly missed. She would light up a room with her smile, humor, and kindness. I'm so sorry to hear of her passing and my thoughts and prayers are with your family and her loved ones.

Kay Weix on Aug 29, 2019

Paul we are so sorry to hear about Marlene please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Kay and Ron Weix

Sharon Suchon on Aug 29, 2019

What a wonderful lady she was. Marlene and my mother would attend sewing classes together. They are both pain free and probably will be sewing up a storm now. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family Paul. She will be missed.

Sharon Suchon on Aug 29, 2019

What a wonderful lady she was. Marlene and my mother would attend sewing classes together. They are both pain free and probably will be sewing up a storm now. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. She will be missed.

Valerie and Bob Raisch on Aug 29, 2019

CandleBless her heart, Marlene was the sweetest lady and a real trooper never giving up and always smiling. So glad that she came into our lives though briefly. Paul and family, we are sending deepest condolences and love. Fly high with the angels, dear lady. We know you are in a place of beauty and eternal joy and someday we’ll all be reunited.

May all your memories ~ faith, family and friends help you through this difficult time, Paul and family.

Blessings and peace,
Valerie and Bob Raisch

Judy Meder on Aug 29, 2019

Paul and family. Even though Marlene has been ill for a while, it's still hard to lose the ones we love. Please know you are all in my prayers and be comforted in knowing she is now safely in Jesus arms free of pain. Take care Paul & God's Blessings.

Valerie and Bob Raisch on Aug 29, 2019

Bless her heart, Marlene was the sweetest lady and a real trooper never giving up and always smiling. So glad that she came into our lives though briefly. Paul and family, we are sending deepest condolences and love. Fly high with the angels, dear lady. We know you are in a place of beauty and eternal joy and someday we’ll all be reunited.

May all your memories ~ faith, family and friends help you through this difficult time, Paul and family.

Blessings and peace,
Valerie and Bob Raisch

Valerie and Bob Raisch on Aug 29, 2019

CandleBless her heart, Marlene was the sweetest lady and a real trooper never giving up and always smiling. So glad that she came into our lives though briefly. Paul and family, we are sending deepest condolences and love. Fly high with the angels, dear lady. We know you are in a place of beauty and eternal joy and someday we’ll all be reunited.

May all your memories ~ faith, family and friends help you through this difficult time, Paul and family.

Blessings and peace,
Valerie and Bob Raisch

Valerie Raisch on Aug 29, 2019

CandleBless her heart, Marlene was the sweetest lady and a real trooper never giving up and always smiling. So glad that she came into our lives though briefly. Paul and family, we are sending deepest condolences and love. Fly high with the angels, dear lady. We know you are in a place of beauty and eternal joy and someday we’ll all be reunited.

May all your memories ~ faith, family and friends help you through this difficult time, Paul and family.

Blessings and peace,
Valerie and Bob Raisch

Heather Petersen on Aug 29, 2019

Paul and family I am deeply saddened by this news. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Heather Petersen

Joanie Steinke on Aug 29, 2019

We found out how small the world is when Jill, Suzy and Zig got together at SNC! Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. God has His arms wrapped around you and will get you through this! Hugs, prayers and love! ❤️ Joanie Steinke

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Bradley Funeral Home
1550 Neva Road
Antigo, Wisconsin 54409
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
A parish wake service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday also at the funeral home.

Visitation

Sep
3
Tuesday
Bradley Funeral Home
1550 Neva Road
Antigo, Wisconsin 54409
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Sep
3
Tuesday
St. John Catholic Church
415 6th Ave.
Antigo, Wisconsin 54409
11:00 AM

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