Marian E. (Luecke) Gerke, age 85, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, February 9, 2022, at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan.
Marian was born on July 23, 1936, in the Town of Herman. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Lydia (Woepse) Luecke.
Marian graduated from Kiel High School and the School of Business Administration of Lakeland College. She retired in 2009 from Walmart, Inc.
Marian was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Howards Grove, WI.
Marian is survived by two sons, Mark (Lynette) Gerke of Hales Corners, WI, and Scott (Debbie) Gerke of Whitefish Bay, WI; four grandchildren, Matthew, Julia, Thomas, and Brian; sister-in-law, Judy Luecke; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Marian was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Jerome (Ruth), William, Earl (Ardelle), and Lloyd Luecke.
A funeral service will be held for Marian at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Howards Grove. A public visitation at the church will be held from 11:00 AM until the time of Marian’s service. Marian’s funeral will be livestreamed and viewable at a later date from her obituary page on the funeral home’s website. She will be interred in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery next to the church following her service.
Marian’s family would like to thank the staff at Pine Haven and St. Nicholas Hospital for their compassionate care. They would also like to thank Marian’s friends and neighbors who have helped care for her over the years.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated for Trinity Lutheran Church in Howards Grove.
If you would like to leave a message of sympathy for Marian’s family, please visit www.zimmerfuneralhome.com.