Madison
55° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly 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
  • CSX crash 3

    DC Fire and EMS

    Train derails in DC

    A train derailed in Washington, D.C., near a metro station Sunday.

  • PHOTOS: 27 tons of documents destroyed during BBB Shredfest 2016

    The free BBB Shredfest event Saturday offered anyone with documents containing personal information to shred up to three bags. Destroying documents is one way to protect one's identity and thwart fraudsters.

    More than 1,600 cars stopped by two Madison locations from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, and 27 tons of documents were shredded, a Better Business Bureau representative said. The sites were at SVA Certified Public Accountants, 1221 John Q Hammons Dr. and Warner Park, 2930 N. Sherman Ave.

  • Elise Romas

    PHOTOS: Thousands take part in 34th annual CrazyLegs 2016

    The 34th annual CrazyLegs Classic 8K Run and 2-mile Walk Saturday raised money for UW Athletics. As of Friday night, 13,000 people had signed up to participate, and organizers expected more to register Saturday morning before the race begins in waves at 11 a.m.

    WINNERS: Pat Jenkins, 24, of Cambridge, is the top finisher in the men's category. UW law student Jessa Hackman, 24, of Madison, is the top female finisher.

Advertisement