Joseph I. Marx, 91

Joseph I. Marx, 91, of St. Michaels, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk.

He was born on March 18, 1920, in the town of Barton, the son of the late Andrew and Ida (Schiller) Marx, and on July 6, 1948, he was united in marriage to Gertrude Theusch at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in St. Michaels.

Joseph was employed by the West Bend Company in West Bend for 38 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the 25 Year Club, St. Michaelís Catholic Church in St. Michaels and the Boltonville Sportsmenís Club.
Those Joseph leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife of 63 years, Gertrude; four sons, Gerald (Patricia) Marx, Daniel (June) Marx, Gary (Jane) Marx and Robert Marx; seven grandchildren, Kim, James, Jack, Joseph, Anne, Mary and Megan Marx; two great-grandchildren, Devin and Addison; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Marx, and two sisters, Helen Goetz and Clara Theisen.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in St. Michaels. Father Edwin Kornath will officiate and burial will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Friday from 3 p.m. until the time of Mass.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Josephís arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at