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Marjorie Brill

January 18, 1932 — March 30, 2018

Marjorie Jean Brill, 86, of Oostburg, passed away with her family by her side on Friday, March 30, 2018, at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Sheboygan Falls. Marge was born on January 18, 1932, in Sheboygan Falls to Milford and Edna (VerGowe) Harmelink. She was a 1949 graduate of Sheboygan Falls High School. On March 21, 1953, Marge married Jerry Brill.  They were blessed with celebrating 65 years together. Marge devoted her life to being a loving wife and mother, staying home to raise their children. Marge enjoyed working for several years at the Variety Store in Oostburg, where she gave away most of her paycheck with buying candy for the kids. Marge was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Oostburg, where she sang in the church choir, taught Sunday school, and was involved in bible studies. Marge enjoyed bowling, playing cards, especially teaching the grandchildren how to play cribbage, visiting with people at the nursing homes, traveling, including the several trips to Branson with Jerry to help with the maintenance at the Discipleship Focus Bible Camp, time spent up at the cottage and snowmobiling up north. Marge loved spending time with her family and attending and cheering at all the sporting events of their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marge had a kind and loving spirit that will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.  Marge is survived by her husband, Jerry Brill; four children, Randy (Mary) Brill, Connie (Steve) Berg, Peggy (Robert) Launer and David (Ann) Brill; eleven grandchildren, Eric (Lindee) Brill, Jason (Andrea) Brill, Kevin (Ashley) Brill, Luke (April) Launer, Kaitlin (Tyler) Beinlich, Stefanie Berg, Matthew Launer, Amanda Launer, Gretchen Berg, Christopher Brill, and Joshua Brill; eleven great-grandchildren, Abby, Preston, Henry, Lauren, Anna, Sam, Kendall, Natalie, Aubrey, Landon, and Paxton; two brothers, Wes (Nancy) Harmelink, and Roger (Marge) Harmelink; three sisters, Beverly (John) Scholten, Lynn (Randy) Hoftiezer, and Sandy (Rich) VanZyl; and three brothers-in-law, Roger (Alice) Wagner, Harry (Sandy) Brill, and Wendell Hoffmann. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Marge was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Vicki Lynn Brill; sister, Sherry Wagner; sister-in-law, Beverly Hoffmann; parents-in-law, Harry and Mabel Brill; and brother-in-law, Jonathan (Delores) Brill.  A funeral service to celebrate Marge's life will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 11am at the First Presbyterian Church in Oostburg with Rev. Brian Jacobson officiating. A burial will take place at Oostburg Cemetery. Relatives and friends may greet the family on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg from 4pm until 8pm and again on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the CHURCH from 10am until the time of service at 11am. A memorial fund is being established in her name for Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.com.  The Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the Brill family with arrangements.

Visitation

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wenig Funeral Home - Oostburg
108 Center Ave. Oostburg 53070, United States

Visitation

Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church
118 South 8th St. Oostburg 53070, United States

Service

Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
118 South 8th St. Oostburg 53070, United States
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