Marie Joan Allen
March 25, 1917 May 22, 2012
Marie J. Allen (nee Weiker) was born March 25, 1917, and passed away
peacefully surrounded by her loving family Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at the age
She was the beloved wife of the late Durward Norman Allen and the dearest
mother of Sharon (Carl) Paetzke of Santa Clara, Utah, Diana (Randy) Melody
of Genesee Depot, Susan (A. Dennis) Ramsey of Fargo, N.D., and Mary (Bob)
Grall of Wales. Marie is further survived by 10 grandchildren, 18
great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Lucille
Kreibich of LaCrescent, Minn.; and her brother, John Weiker of West
Salem. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Marcella Weiker of La
Crosse, and by several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, John and Emma (Klug) Weiker;
husband, Durward N. Allen; brother Jerome, including infant brothers Joseph,
Leo and Eugene; brother-in-law, Clarence Kreibich; and sister-in-law, Helen
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 1, at St.
Josephıs Ridge Catholic Church, W2601 Highway 33, St. Joseph Ridge, La
Crosse WI 54601. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
A memorial gathering will be held for Marie from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday,
May 31, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road, Waukesha
(four blocks south of Interstate 94 on the corner of highways J and JJ),
with a Rosary service to be held at noon, with the Rev. Mark Molling
Catholic Mass memorials would be appreciated for Marie. Please send to: St.
Paulıs Catholic Church, P.O. Box 95, Genesee Depot, WI 543127.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home is assisting the family. For more
information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the
online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.