Marie H. Kohn


Marie H. Kohn, 94, formerly of Kewaskum, passed away Thursday Aug. 19, 2010, at the Beechwood Rest Home.

She was born on April 30, 1916, in the town of Scott, the daughter of the late John and Ida Ebert Gatzke. On July 7, 1934, Marie married Clayton N. Kohn at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum. Marie worked at Regalware, Engerkress and later at Boyle Midway in Illinois before retiring and returning to Wisconsin. She was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Campbellsport. Marie enjoyed playing cards and belonged to many card clubs, playing bingo and dancing. During her time at the rest home, Marie was still the warm and well liked person she always was.

Survivors include her daughter, Janis (Leander) Oppermann of Kewaskum; her grandsons, Corey (Jennifer) Oppermann, Shane (Melissa) Oppermann and Sheldon (Jessica) Oppermann; her great-granddaughters, Lauren Marie and Sara Jane; her sister-in-law, Vivian Kohn; her nephews, Delmar Gatzke, Galan Gatzke and Dennis Gatzke; her nieces, Karen Schneider, Diane Grichtmeier and Vivian Ione Clearman; other relatives and friends.

Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton on June 23, 1980; and her son, Clayton Jr.; her brothers, Arbie Gatzke and Leo Gatzke; her infant siblings, Raymond, Adolph and Clara; her brothers-in-law, Michael Kohn and Lester Kohn; her sisters-in-law, Louise Gatzke, Leona Gatzke and Myrtle Kohn; her nephews, Jeff Gatzke and Robert Kohn; and a special friend.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 25, at 4 p.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Campbellsport. The Rev. Neil Zinthefer will officiate and burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 p.m. until time of Mass at the church.

Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com

The family extends a special thank you to the nurses and staff at the Beechwood Rest Home for the care and concern of Marie.