Noesen, Marilyn M.

Marilyn M. Noesen, age 87, of Lasata Crossings, Cedarburg, WI passed away peacefully Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon.

She was born on July 25, 1930 in the town of Granville (Brown Deer), WI; daughter of R. Milton “Mike” and Alma I. Wiegert Costello.

Marilyn grew up in Milwaukee, marrying Warren Schoenwetter on June 2, 1951 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, now called Loving Shepherd Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. The family continued to live in Milwaukee, raising their three children. On December 3, 1964, her husband Warren preceded her in death.

She moved to Cedarburg and worked as a legal secretary for a local attorney. In the 1970’s, Marilyn worked for Ozaukee County as Deputy Clerk of Courts.

On January 15, 1972, Marilyn married Neil J. Noesen of Port Washington at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Port Washington. Residing on East Kane Street, Marilyn and Neil were very active in the community while he was the local fire chief. Upon his retirement, Marilyn and Neil enjoyed travels to Florida. Marilyn is credited for the establishment of the Port Washington Red Cross through the Port Washington Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Neil preceded her in death on January 14, 1994.

Marilyn held a strong faith and provided family support. Throughout her life she wrote poems and short stories. In 2001, Marilyn returned to Cedarburg, taking residence at Lasata Crossings.

She is survived by her children Lynn (Peter) Trimberger of Grafton and Alan (Lynn) Schoenwetter of Jackson; 5 grandchildren Amy (Steve) DiCristo, Tammy (Eric) Ellison, Lee (Coryn) Schoenwetter, Jaime (Tom) Porter and Bradley Blake; 5 great-grandchildren, Noah, Ruby and Greta Ellison, Jay Luckow and Emma Porter, other relatives and friends. Marilyn is preceded in death by her husbands Warren and Neil, her daughter Ann Schoenwetter, son-in-law Jeff Winter and grandson Brayden Porter.

Memorial services will be held at 4:30PM Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, W76 N627 Wauwatosa Road, Cedarburg, WI. Pastor Mark Rohrback will officiate. Interment will take place in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Milwaukee. Family will receive relatives and friends from 2:30-4:30PM Saturday, March 3, 2018 AT CHURCH prior to services.

Memorials to Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cedarburg are appreciated.

Family would like to thank the staff of Lawlis Family and Horizon Hospice and the staff of Columbia-St. Mary’s Hospital-Ozaukee Intensive care unit for their dedicated care.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at or 262/284-4431.


Denzin, Robert J.

Robert J. Denzin, 69 years, of Port Washington, Wisconsin died peacefully after a short battle with cancer at Columbia St. Mary's Ozaukee Hospital on February 16, 2018.

Bob was born December 31, 1948 at home in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin to Harry and Mary (nee Cunningham) Denzin. After high school, Bob started working for the City of Wauwatosa in 1967. He started in the street department before transferring to the water department. He retired as Water Maintenance after 37 years of employment. He took a leave of absence to serve in the United States Navy from 1968 to 1972.

He was a member of AFSCME district 48 (American Federations of State County and Municipal Employees) and served as president for local 305, union rep, and district council rep. He was a member of St. John XXIII Parish.

He married Christine Bahr of Port Washington on May 30, 1987 in Milwaukee. They raised a family in Port Washington, Wisconsin. He was active in Port Catholic where his son was enrolled. Bob was also involved in assistant coaching with youth baseball and soccer. He never missed his children's meets or games. After retiring, he filled his spare time by working at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Hospital as a Valet Supervisor. He then changed jobs and was hired as student shuttle driver for the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Bob was a people person and an animal lover. But nothing made him happier than spending time with family and friends. He had an infectious joyous spirit and was ready to share a joke or funny story. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife Christine, children Zachary Denzin of Port Washington, Wisconsin and Natalie (Ben) Wieberdink of Cedar Grove, Wisconsin and grandchildren Ross and Haley Wieberdink. Further survived by estranged siblings Jerry and Carol, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Harry and Mary Denzin, parents-in-law Forrest and Donna Bahr, brother-in-law Tom Bahr, nephew Mitchell Bahr and niece Aimee Bowers.

The Rev. Patrick Wendt will officiate a memorial service Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6 pm at the Poole Funeral Home, 203 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington, WI. Visitation will be from 4pm to 6 pm Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials to givers choice appreciated.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dr. Nand, Dr. Lafferty, nurses and staff at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee for their compassionate care.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, Wisconsin assisting the family. Information and condolences available at or 262/284-4431.


Rilling, Marilyn E.

Marilyn E. Rilling, age 88, formerly of Montgomery Street, Port Washington, WI died peacefully Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Harbor Cove where she had resided the past few years.

She was born on August 19, 1929 in Port Washington; daughter of Clarence and Adeline Turrie Gessner. Marilyn attended St. Mary’s Parochial School and graduated from Port Washington High School, class of 1947. For a time, Marilyn worked in the office at the Wisconsin Electric Power Plant in Port Washington.

On May 20, 1950 she married Donald J. “Perch” Rilling from Grafton at St. Mary’s Church in Port Washington. While raising their family, Marilyn became a “master” at sewing and knitting. When the children were young, she made their clothes and the best Halloween costumes. She knitted many sweaters and other garments, cherished by many to this day. Marilyn also enjoyed quiet time spent reading.

Over the years, Marilyn had been active at St. Mary’s Church and the Van Ells-Schanen American Legion Post 82 Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children Karen (the late Doug) Conradt and Jim (Gloria) Rilling, both of Port Washington, Diane (Don “Diego” Schultz) Rilling of Oregon, WI and Suzanne Rilling of Wilmington, NC, 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, her sister Arlene (the late Elmer) Klein of Fredonia, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Perch on December 31, 2010, her son Thomas “TJ” Rilling and her brother James Gessner.

Funeral services will be held at 6PM Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, 203 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI. Pastor Jeff Suddendorf of First Congregational Church in Port Washington will officiate. Visitation will take place from 4-6PM Thursday at the funeral home prior to services. Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Port Washington.

Memorials to St. Jude Children’s Hospital ( appreciated.

Information and condolences available at or 262/284-4431.


Haber, Juergen H.

Juergen H. Haber, age 80 years, of Port Washington, Wisconsin died February 6, 2018 at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, Wisconsin.

He was born December 21, 1937 in Hamburg, Germany to Heinrich and Gretchen Grotian Haber. In 1954 he came to America. He married Helga Wulff on June 7, 1969. Together they raised a family in Menomonee Falls and Germantown before moving to Port Washington, Wisconsin in 1990. He was a cabinet maker and master woodworker working most recently at D&F Cabinets in Germantown until he retired.

Juergen was a soccer player and played for teams in Rochester, New York, California, and in Milwaukee he played with the Bavarian Soccer Club well into the 1960’s. He also sang with the Milwaukee Liedertafel, an all male German language choir.

Later in life he made time to watch German Soccer no matter what time of day it was and kept up with current events and politics. He also enjoyed solving crossword and word search puzzles.

He is survived by his wife Helga and daughters Ingrid (Bruce) Klopfenstein of West Bend, WI, Monika (Dominic) Burrescia of Cedarburg, WI and Karin (Paul) Sevener of Grafton, WI. Further survived by grandchildren Paul Haber, Marisa Klopfenstein, Tim, Breanna and Nathan Sevener and Siena Burrescia, a brother Karl-Heinz (Olena) Haber of Rochester, NY and their children Alex and Erika Haber. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Pastor Kelly Nieman-Anderson will officiate services at 6:30 pm on February 16, 2018 at the Poole Funeral Home, 203 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI. Family will receive friends from 4:30pm-6:30 pm Friday at the funeral home prior to the service.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, Wisconsin assisting the family. Information and condolences available at or 262/284-4431.