Marjorie A. Bursack, 89
July 12, 1925 -- Jan. 23, 2015
Marjorie A. Busack, nee Snyder, 89, of West Bend, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at The Kathy Hospice, town of Polk.
She was born on July 12, 1925, in Avoca, to the late Walter and Della (nee Wonn) Snyder. She married Harold Strasse and Harold passed away on March 7, 1961. She then married Vilas “Vi” Bursack on May 16, 1964, in Milwaukee. Vi passed away on Jan. 26, 2014.
Marj was employed as a customer service representative at Cutler-Hammer in Milwaukee for 30 years, retiring on May 31, 1983. After retirement, Marj and Vi moved to the West Bend area. She was a member of Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church in West Bend.
Marj is survived by a daughter, Cheryl (John) La Brie of Wind Lake; two grandsons, Todd (Jenny) Salnas of California and Eric (Emily) Salnas of California; three great-grandchildren, Abby, Drew and Luke; two sisters, Carol Dettl of Michigan and Kathryn Melgard of Pewaukee; and many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Strasse; her second husband, Vilas “Vi” Bursack; a sister, Shirley Martell; and three brothers, Glen Snyder, Robert Snyder and Norbert Snyder.
A funeral service in remembrance of Marj will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. at the Myrhum — Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service and a luncheon will be served following the service. Burial will be in Valhalla Memorial Park, Milwaukee.
Memorials to Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church, West Bend, or the Washington County Humane Society are appreciated.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.