Marion Irene York, age 90, of Downing, WI passed away on Friday morning of March 6, 2015 at the Baldwin Care Center in Baldwin, WI.
Marion was born July 17, 1924 in Whitewater, WI to Elmer and Irma (Holt) Foote. Marion married Wayne A. York on March 20, 1943.
They dairy farmed for several years in the Cambridge/Fort Atkinson area where they raised their children before moving to a hobby farm near Downing, WI in 1991. She enjoyed her flower gardens and traveling with family. She traveled to every state but five, cruised the Caribbean and also traveled to several countries in Europe.
Marion is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 50 years Wayne in 1993; sisters Arlene Owens, Ruth Ann (Peter) Scholle and Dorothy Rubitsky; brothers Robert (Mary) Foote, Ivan Foote, Richard “Dick” (Linda) Foote; grandsons Richard “Rick” York and Walter “Wally” York.
Marion is survived by children: LeRoy (Judith) York, Dan (Gayle) York, DonnaJean (Lawrence) Stilen, Virginia “Ginny” York and Mariann (Richard “Rick”) Kruchten; grandchildren and great grandchildren: Christine (Keith) Holbrook, Andrew & Peter; Lee (Anastsia “Anna”) York, Addison, Jeremy & Jason; Tammy (Dale) Roe, Brittany; Kathy (Scott) Uptagraw, Kacy & Brandon; Roger (Susan) York, Josh, Lauron & Dakota; Steven Graffin, Patrick Graffin, Cody; Connor (Meegan) Graffin, Wyatt, Hallie, Molly; David York-Kruchten; Richard (Hope) Kruchten, Alexis, James, Dean & Caleb; Matthew Kruchten, Daisy. Brother Robert (Nancy) Foote; sister-in-law Esther Foote; and brothers-in-law Bill Owens & Ron Rubitsky. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Glenwood City, WI with Pastor Curtis Rohland officiating. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery in Whitewater, WI on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 12 p.m. with Pastor Harold Zimmick officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may given to St. Judes Hospital or The Children’s Miracle Network.