Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Marilyn B. (Becker) Christensen

Marilyn B. Christensen, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.  She was born in Racine on  March 2, 1935, daughter of the late Gerald and Angeline (Nee: Zirckleback) Becker.  She graduated from St. Catherine’s High School and was a lifelong resident of Racine.

Marilyn was employed with the office of  Dr. Ralph E. Tomkiewicz M.D. for over twenty years. She was a member of St. Lucy’s Catholic Church. She was a very devoted and kind friend to all.  She will be deeply missed.

Surviving are her grandsons, Matt (Larisa) Solberg of Cheyenne, WY, Morgan (Jess) Solberg of Racine; great-grandchildren, Madyson and Caden; a sister, Geri Arnone of MI; other relatives and friends.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Elizabeth Solberg this past November 16; and a sister, Ruth Hesthaven.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 13, 2014, at 1 p.m. at St. Lucy’s Catholic Church, 3101 Drexel Ave., with Reverend Mark Jones officiating.  Private entombment will be held at Calvary Cemetery.    Relatives and friends may meet with the family Monday at the church from noon until time of service.   Memorials to St. Lucy’s Catholic Church have been suggested.

803 Main St., Racine   (262) 634-7888

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