Marjorie ‘Marge’ Goergen

Jan. 8, 1934 – Oct. 1, 2010

Marjorie "Marge" Goergen (nee Erickson) was born Jan. 8, 1934, and passed away Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, of complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

She was the wife of 54 years to Ronald J. Goergen; mother of Dana (Gerald) Shew of Oshkosh, Kurt (Cheryl) Goergen of Eau Claire and Paula Mandel of Watertown; grandmother of Brian Shew of Franklin, Kelly Shew of Oshkosh, Cory Goergen of Ames, Iowa, and Ryan and Ellie Mandel of Watertown; sister of Betty (Scott) Roberts of Fond du Lac, John (Beverly) Erickson of Lake Geneva and Helen (Donald) Grunden of Lake Geneva; and the sister-in-law of Theresa Goergen of Kansas City, Mo.

Marge was a registered nurse for the Milwaukee County Mental Health Center. She will be remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, seamstress, decorator and homemaker. The Best A-Class Lady.

Services were held.

Bevsek-Verbick Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. For more information, call 414-546-4343. Online condolences can be made at

A special thanks to Oak Hill Terrace and staff, especially Spring House, Kandy Dutcher R.N., Carol, Michelle Melissa, Nick, Doris, Laura, Gwen, Linda, Paula, LeAnn, Deb Judkins and Mr. Best. Thanks to Vitas Hospice for Marge’s care.

–Ron Goergen and family