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 www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.