Madison
58° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Advertisement

Marian Theresa Hurkman

Published On: Apr 16 2014 06:08:49 PM CDT
Marian Theresa Hurkman

Marian Theresa Hurkman

Artist, wife, and mother Marian Theresa Hurkman, age 91, of Janesville, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Lakeland Health Care Center, Elkhorn. She was born in Chicago, IL, on Aug. 11, 1922, the daughter of Emil and Anna (Oechiner) Meyer. Marian graduated from Lucy Flower High School in Chicago, and enjoyed a brief clerical career before marrying William Hurkman on June 29, 1946, in Wadsworth, WI. He preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 2011. Marian lived all over the United States, first moving from place to place while raising a family as a naval spouse, and later living in California for a time, before finally settling in Janesville, WI. She was a member of St. William Catholic Church in Janesville, and of the Franciscan Third Order in Lake Geneva. An avid painter who mastered the Norwegian art of Rosemaling, Marian's work graces many homes around the United States.

She is survived by 6 children: William (Marion) Hurkman, Jr. of Martinez, CA, Joanne (Jerry) Bohren of Appleton, David (Sue) Hurkman of Fontana, Margaret (Bart Theiler) Hurkman of Tanglewood, CA, Mark (Jane) Hurkman of Lake Geneva, WI, and Alexis (Kaylynn Raschke) Hurkman of St. Paul, MN; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Irvin Meyer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014, at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH with Fr. John Auby officiating. Visitation will take place on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of Mass at ST. WILLIAM'S. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Rock County Humane Society. The family is being assisted by SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME.

Advertisement
  • Nepal earthquake aftermath

    Omar Havana/Getty Images

    Nepal earthquake: Aftershocks, aftermath

    A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed, leaving thousands dead or trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear rubble and find survivors.

  • Baltimore police protests 8

    Alex Wong/Getty Images

    Violence, arrests at Baltimore police protest

    A peaceful demonstration in Baltimore on Saturday came to an end when police in riot gear tried to hold a line, and a few protesters vandalized police cars, threw objects at officers, cursed at them and scuffled with them.

  • PHOTOS: Viewers drop off sensitive documents for Shredfest

    The WISC-TV studio parking lot was busy with hundreds of viewers bringing their sensitive documents to be destroyed as part of Shredfest with the Better Business Bureau Saturday morning.

    A combined 1,295 cars dropped off bags of papers at WISC-TV on Raymond Road and SVA Certified Public Accountants firm on John Q. Hammons Drive.

    News 3 and Better Business Bureau team members unloaded bags of documents from viewers' cars and Pellitteri Waste Systems' Data Destruction team put the papers into the shredding trucks.

Advertisement