Marlys Crocker

Marlys Ruby Crocker, age 82, of West Salem, Wis. and formerly of Spring Grove, passed away Aug. 14, 2013, at Lakeview Health Center in West Salem.

Marlys was born Feb. 25, 1931, in Spring Grove to Maurice and Rosella (Onsgard) Mathias. She was a Spring Grove High School Graduate. On Oct. 5, 1953, she married Bill Crocker in Spring Grove; the couple later divorced. Marlys had lived in Spain, St. Paul, Minn. and La Crosse, Wis. Marlys loved to reading and visiting with her family.

Survivors include her daughter Sue Ann (John) Redman, Cornelius, Ore.; grandchildren Keith and Katy Redman; great-grandchildren Taylor and Jacob Redman; her brothers, Arvid (Grace) Onsgard and Gerald Onsgard, St. Paul, and Larry (Carol) Onsgard,  La Crosse and her sister Janice (Kenneth) Rommes, Caledonia, Minn.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Daniel, her sister-in-law Jeanette Onsgard and her niece Lori Rommes.

Memorial services will be held Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at Roble Funeral Home in Spring Grove, at 3 p.m. Pastor James Cumming will officiate. Interment will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. There will be a meal following the interment at Trinity Lutheran Church’s fellowship hall.

Marlys’ family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff and caregivers that helped Marlys  through the years, Alan and Judy Roble, Rachel Storlie, Pastor Cumming and Rose Doering for the good food.

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