August 28, 1939 – July 13, 2015
Marlene E (Storzer) Hansen, 75, of Gillett died July 13, 2015. The daughter of the late Mary (Stich) and Charles Storzer, was born on August 28, 1939 in Oneida. Marlene attended Gillett High School where she met the love of her life. On July 13, 1957 she wed Neil Hansen at St. John’s Catholic Church in Gillett. Marlene enjoyed watching birds with her husband, taking tractor rides in the woods, and making crafts. She was blessed with the most infectious smile; you couldn’t help but notice her smile when she walked in the room. Everyone adored Marlene’s beautiful crochet work and flowers she enjoyed growing. Marlene loved her family especially her grandchildren; she adored each of them.
She is survived by her husband, Neil, of 58 years, 3 children: Debi Lee of Green Bay, Christine (Craig) Cottrell of Green Bay, Daniel (Patricia) of Gillett; 7 grandchildren: Courtney, Jessie, Brandon, Christopher, Albert, Antone and Nathaniel. Other survivors include her sister Theresa Paulson of Gillett, brothers Frank Henn of Oneida, Donald Storzer of Georgia, as well as nieces, nephews and many friends.
Friends may call St. John’s Catholic Church, Gillett, from 1:30 PM-3:00 PM on Wednesday July 15, 2015. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3 PM with Reverend Dean Dombroski and Sister Marla Clercx officiating. Interment will be in Frostville Cemetery.
March 20, 1921 – July 06, 2015
Marie was born Marie Emilie Bertha Batzer on March 20, 1921 in Gillett, WI, the daughter of the late Gust and Ida (Parduhn) Batzer. She was baptized March 23, 1921 by the Rev. D. C. Markworth and confirmed April 5, 1936 by the Rev. E. A. Wians in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Gillett. On December 28, 1940, she was united in marriage to Norman J. Miller.
Marie graduated from Gillett High School. She was a church organist. She was employed by the Paper Converting Machine Company in Green Bay for 27 years. She was a faithful member of St. James Lutheran Church where she served as a member of the Tabitha Society as the President, Secretary and Treasurer and the Stephen Ministry.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1983 and a daughter Rita May in infancy.
Survivors include three sons, Gene Miller, Kokomo, IN; Dale (Ellen) Miller, Two Rivers; Gary (Barbara) Franksville; six grandchildren, Suzanne (Mark) Dunkin, Kokomo, IN; Charlotte (Brad) Isley, Noblesville, IN; Stephanie Miller, Minneapolis, MN; Tara (Kevin) Lien, Green Bay; Nora (Chad) Bolliger, Cedarburg; Christian Miller (Special Friend Sarah), Racine. Also great-grandchildren, Gabrielle, Kendall, Cora and Selia Dunkin; Morrigan and Owen Lien; Vincent and Mason Bolliger; one sister-in-law, Theodora Batzer, Athens, GA; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at St. James Lutheran Church Shawano, WI, on Friday July 10th at 12 PM with Reverend Fred Zimmerman officiating. Burial will follow in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Gillett. Visitation will be held from 10 AM to 12 PM before the service.
Memorials may be made to the Tabitha Society of St. James Lutheran Church.