Marian L. Pettersen


Marian L. Pettersen, 83, went to be with her savior June 25, 2009.

She was the beloved wife of Thor for 63 years, the dearest mom of the late Sharon Schipper-Rau, Susan (the late Daniel) Lundman, Kathryn (James) Adam and Karen (Michael) Magedanz. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and her son-in-law, Mark Rau.


Marian volunteered her musical abilities by playing the piano and organ at church, nursing homes and most recently at the Masonic Home in Dousman.

Visitation will be held from noon until the 2 p.m. time of service Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94). Interment will follow at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Pewaukee.

If desired, memorials may be directed to the Wauwatosa Bible Chapel Missionary Fund.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.


(Freeman – June 27, 2009)