Obituary for Marie Gertrude Louise Landwehr

Marie Gertrude Louise Landwehr

Marie Gertrude Louise Landwehr, 91, Stratford, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021, at House of the Dove in Marshfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, May 7, 2021, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, March Rapids where visitation will be from 9:00 am until service time. The service will be streamed online at Rev. Philip Wilde will officiate. The family would appreciate everyone wearing face masks. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery and serving as pallbearers will be Tim Grosbier, Chris Grosbier, Nicolas Landwehr, Scott Landwehr, Loren Landwehr, and Leon Warner. Sauter/Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Marie Bornowski was born on August 18, 1929, to Emil and Elsie Bornowski in Cleveland, Township of Fenwood, Marathon County. She was married to Jarold M. Landwehr on June 17, 1950 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Town of Wein, Marathon County. Marie worked as a waitress in Evanston, IL, before marriage and worked at Weinbrenner Shoe Factory after they got married. She also worked at Edgar Basket Factory and did a lot of babysitting for her relatives. Jarold and Marie belonged to the Big Dance Club and danced all over the states and did a lot of polka hopping and dancing. They also beloved to a Big Card Club for many years and went on several trips to other states and different parts of the world every year.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy (John) Grosbier of Marshfield, son Wayne (Judy) Landwehr of Phillips, 5 grandchildren, Tim Grosbier, Chris Grosbier, Katie Hofer, Jennifer Gack, and Nicolas Landwehr, and 12 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her twin sister, Marion Werner, and sister, Bernice Grosskruetz.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Dorothy Leffel, and brother Fritz Bornowski.

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