Marian Ihlenfeld, 95
June 21, 1921  Nov. 21, 2016

Marian Ihlenfeld, nee Jari, formerly of West Bend, died Monday, Nov. 21, 
2016, at Kettle Moraine Gardens in Kewaskum at the age of 95. She was 
born June 21, 1921, in Medford to the late Louis and Anne (nee Paur) Jari.

After completing school, Marian moved to the Milwaukee area with her 
sister in pursuit of a job. While in Milwaukee, she met her future husband.

On April 29, 1944, she was united in marriage to Theodore E. Ihlenfeld 
in Milwaukee. Theodore predeceased May 16, 1988.

In 1950, the family decided to make Washington County their home, 
settling on Silver Lake. For the past 10 years, Marian has been a 
resident of Kettle Moraine Gardens.

Marian cherished her role as a wife, mother and later grandmother. Her 
devotion to her family was evident to all who knew her.

Survivors include two sons: Donny (Nancy) of Phillips and Larry (Sue) of 
Kennan; one granddaughter, Kimberly (Tim) Bauer; one sister-in-law, 
Lucille Jari of Medford; special nephews, William Ihlenfeld and Thomas 
Ihlenfeld; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 
three brothers, Victor, Ralph and Arte, and two sisters, Grace and Ruby 

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at the 
Schmidt Funeral Home with the Rev. Darin Wiebe officiating. Burial will 
follow in Washington County Memorial Park. The family will greet 
relatives and friends at the funeral home Thursday from 11 a.m.12:15 p.m.

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