Robert L. Marien

A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mueller Funeral Home, 979 N. Green Bay Road, Grafton for Robert L. Marien, 91, of Grafton, who died on Saturday March 18, 2006 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 5 p.m. until time of service. Inurnment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date.

Robert was born in New Holstein on Jan. 10, 1915, the son of the late William and Paula (nee Schedler) Marien. After serving his country during World War II in the Army, Robert was united in marriage to Virginia Peabody. Robert worked many years as a supervisor for Johnson Controls. Robert enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing and pitching horseshoes.

Robert is survived by his wife Virginia of Grafton; children Thomas A. Sr. (Ria) Marien of Grafton, Barbara J. (Michael) Colombo of Jackson, Richard G. (Christine) Marien of Wausau, Kathleen A. Marien of Jackson and Robert L. Marien of Grafton; grandchildren Daniel (Janet) Marien, Robert (Lori) Marien, Thomas Jr. (Cheryl) Marien, Timothy (Christine) Marien, David Colombo, Laura (Jack) Riess, Christopher (Lisa) Colombo, Stephany Marien, Jamie Turner, Cary Rickert, Harmon Marien, Gaige Marien, Trevor Marien, Tanner Marien, Hannah Marien, Shelby Riess, Nathan Riess, Josephine Colombo, Benjamin Colombo, Hailey Rickert, Zander Richert, Olivia Turner and Zian Turner. Further survived by other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting