RACINE and BELLEAIR BEACH, FL – Margaret ‘Marge’ Rose (nee: Bielmeier) Oksiuta, 81, Passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – All Saints. She was born in Wautoma on April 1, 1928, the daughter of Henry and Angeline (nee: Michalak) Bielmeier. Marge was united in marriage to Jerome Oksiuta on August 30, 1947, at Holy Redeemer Congregation in Milwaukee. Along with her husband, Jerome, they owned and operated Racine Cyclery, Inc. from 1956 to 1986. Marge was a hospice volunteer in Clearwater, FL.
Surviving is her husband of almost 62 years, Jerome; sons and daughers-in-law, Dr. Jerry (Susie) Oksiuta and Perry (Terri) Oksiuta all of Racine; grandchildren, Ben (Pam) Oksiuta, Dr. Jay Oksiuta, Jessica (Damian) Kosempa, Lee Oksiuta, Lauren Oksiuta and Conner Taylor; great-grandson, Damian Kosempa; sister, Joan Schlager; and brothers, Tom (Carol) Bielmeier and Henry (Sharon) Bielmeier. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents; brother, John Bielmeier; sisters, Rosemary Henke and Edith Hunt.
A memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1533 Erie St., on Tuesday, May 27, 2009, at 6 p.m. with Father John Aiello officiating. There will be a visitation at the church on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until time of service.
Memorials in Marge’s memory to Suncoast Hospice Foundation, 5771, Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33786 or to St. Catherine’s High School, Park Ave., Racine, WI 53403 have been suggested.
Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Ave., Racine 262-632-4479