Daniel J. Marx, 65 |
March 20, 1951 — August 13, 2016
Daniel J. “Jocko” Marx, 65, of the town of Kewaskum, passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at The Kathy Hospice, with his family by his side.
Dan was born March 20, 1951, in Sheboygan, the son of the late Joseph and Gertrude (Theusch) Marx. On Oct. 24, 1992, he was united in marriage to June Petermann at St. John of God Catholic Church in the town of Farmington.
Dan was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum. He graduated from St. Michael Catholic School, Kewaskum High School and then received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. After earning his degree, Dan was employed by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department for 35 years, retiring in 2013. Dan enjoyed playing softball, golf and was an avid Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers fan. He was also a member of the Monday Night Club.
Those Dan leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife, June; a daughter, Megan Marx; three brothers, Gerald (Patricia) Marx, Gary (Jane) Marx and Robert Marx; two brothers-in-law, Jeff (Tammy) Petermann and Jay (Lori) Petermann; two sisters-in-law, Jill (Dan) Steffes and Joan (Blair) Hall; 19 nieces and nephews; his faithful companion, Bruno; and many friends. In addition to his parents, Dan was preceded in death by his parents-in-law, Ron and Sharon Petermann.
A Memorial Mass for Dan will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at St. Michael Catholic Church (8881 Forest View Road, St. Michaels) with the Rev. Edwin Kornath officiating.
Dan’s family will greet relatives and friends Wednesday at the church on from 3 p.m. until the time of Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the KEYS Club or the Kewaskum Athletic Association are appreciated.
The Myrhum Patten Miller and Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Dan’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.