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Marion Johnston

May 24, 1926 — October 31, 2021

Marion Johnston, 95, passed away Sunday morning, October 31, 2021, at Pine Haven Christian Home in Sheboygan Falls where she had been residing for the past 11 years.

Marion was born May 24, 1926, in the town of Lima, the daughter of Lester and Hazel (nee Heideman) Rauwerdink. She graduated from Waldo High School in 1943 and went on to study at Sheboygan Business College.

Marion worked for many years in clerical positions for Badger Freightways, Gross Common Carriers, and Van Wyk Inc.

A lifelong member of Hingham Church, Marion also served as a Sunday School teacher. She enjoyed traveling, hiking, reading, and doing puzzles.

Marion is survived by her children: Susan Smith of Sheboygan Falls, Linda (Larry) Lorenz of Sheboygan Falls and Michael (fiancé Diane Bogenschuetz) Johnston of Sheboygan. She is further survived by daughter-in-law Betty Johnston of Cascade; grandchildren: Daniel Johnston, Christopher Johnston, Crystal (Gareth) Johnson, Joshua Lorenz, and Jessica (Josh) Busch; two great-grandchildren, Hudsyn & Suttyn Busch; brothers, Roger (Marilyn) Rauwerdink of Waldo and David (Karen) Rauwerdink of Estes Park, CO; sister-in-law, Kathy Rauwerdink of Oostburg, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her son, Douglas; sister, Edith (William) VanWyk; brothers, Leon Rauwerdink, and Warren Rauwerdink; and sister-in-law, Muriel Rauwerdink.

Funeral Services will take place on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Hingham Church at 11am with Pastor Barrett Marcantel officiating. Visitation will take place at the church on Thursday from 10am until the time of service at 11am. Marion will be laid to rest at Hingham Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Hingham Church.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staffs of Pine Haven Christian Communities and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.

Wenig Funeral Home – Oostburg (920-564-2771) is honored to be assisting the family. Please call to leave online condolences.

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

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