Marion F. Carpenter, 91
Feb. 5, 1925 — July 9, 2016
Marion F. Carpenter, 91, of West Bend, found eternal peace on Saturday,
July 9, 2016, in her residence at Cedar Bay West, West Bend.
born on Feb. 5, 1925, to the late Frank and Anna (nee Manales) Fuerst in
Sheboygan. She graduated from Sheboygan North High School and went on to
nursing school at St. John’s School of Nursing in Springfield, Illinois.
After graduating, Marion returned to Sheboygan working at St. Nicholas
Hospital. She moved to West Bend in 1958 where she worked at St.
Joseph’s Hospital, then at Aurora Medical Center in Hartford, formerly
called St. Joseph’s, while finishing her career at Cedar Bay West, West
She was an avid reader, enjoyed playing bridge and sheepshead, and
volunteered for several years at both St. Joe’s in West Bend and Cedar
Lake Home. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and
Those Marion leave behind to cherish her memory include her two
children, Linda (John) Baier and Patrick (Karen) Carpenter; seven
grandchildren, Robert (Lynde) Baier, Deborah Wagner, Kathy Christ,
Timothy (Amy) Baier, Melissa (Igor) Lukic, Kelly (Mark Kubicek)
Carpenter, and Jodi (friend Marcus Meier) Carpenter; 10
great-grandchildren; brother, Fred Fuerst; other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister,
A memorial Mass in remembrance of Marion will be held at 10 a.m.
Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 138 N. Eighth
Ave., West Bend.
The family will greet relatives and friends at the church from 9 a.m.
until the start of Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Holy Angels School Trust Fund or a
charity of your choice in Marion’s name is appreciated by the family.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted
with Marion’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be