Marjorie M. Buss, 85
M. Buss, 85, of Kewaskum, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at
Markesan Resident Home in Markesan.
She was born on Aug. 27, 1926, in Barton, the daughter of the late Edwin
and Selma (Klumb) Bartelt, and on Sept. 10, 1949, she was united in
marriage to Ivan Buss at St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in
Kewaskum. Ivan preceded Marjorie in death on May 15, 1977.
Marjorie was a member of St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kewaskum
and the Ladies Guild. She worked for many years at Rosenheimer’s Store
in Kewaskum and later in the deli at Geidel’s Grocery Stores in
Those Marjorie leaves behind to cherish her memory include three children,
Charles (Carol) Buss of Manchester, Michael (Kay) Buss of Cascade and Jeri
(Jeff) Lauritzen of Brookfield; a sister, Joyce (Roger) Schleif of
Kewaskum; nine grandchildren, Craig (Rachel) Buss, Cristy (Mike) Buss
Murray, Katie, Cara and Matt Lauritzen, Andrew and Aja Buss, Rob and Mike
Crofts; six great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, Marjorie was preceded in death by
two brothers, Milton and Willard "Bill" Bartelt and a
sister-in-law, Audrey Bartelt Jaraczewski.
Funeral services for Marjorie will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 3,
2012, at St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kewaskum. The Rev. Troy
Swenson will officiate and burial will follow in Lutheran Memorial Park in
Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday from noon until
the time of services.
The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Marjorie’s
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