Walter, Marie (Laurenz)
Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister passed away Friday, January 18, 2013, at her home. Age 79 years.
Marie Laurenz was born July 8, 1933, in Hemlock, the daughter of the late Lenhart and Gladys (Rohn) Laurenz. She graduated from Hemlock High School in 1951. On August 2, 1952, she married her high school sweetheart, Dale H. Walter. He predeceased her October 12, 2006. She was an accomplished local artist. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Hemlock, and its Ladies Aid. She was a member of the Hemlock Historical Society and Museum. She was an avid gardener.
Surviving are her children, Laurie (Kurt) Cicinelli, Hemlock, Kim (Tammy) Walter, Saginaw, Kerri (Paul) Olney, Colorado Springs, CO, and Chris (Karin) Walter, Delmar, DE; nine grandchildren, Jeremy (Kerry) Walter, Shawn (Bethany) Walter, Ryan (Alison) Cicinelli, Korey (Jen) Cicinelli, Annie Cicinelli (Peter Teselsky), Ashlie, Jessica and Lindsey Walter and Zacery Olney; five great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister, Jim (Helen) Laurenz, Gerald (Carolyn) Laurenz, and Cheryl Foster; many nieces, nephews and their families.
Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Zion Lutheran Church, 17927 Dice Road, Hemlock. Rev. Paul A. Hauser will officiate with burial in Richland Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, and then at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church or the Rauchholz Memorial Library in Hemlock. www.casefuneralhome.com