West, Marden "Marty'
Marden "Marty" West, 88, of Waupun, died Tuesday evening, March 19, 2013, at Waupun Memorial Hospital.
Marden was born September 8, 1924, in Ontario, WI, the son of William and Ruth Marden West. Marden grew up in Ontario and graduated from Ontario High School in 1942. He was in both theaters of WWII
and came behind General Patton in the chemical infantry division. On February 9, 1946, Marden married his grade school sweet heart, Verna Molley, in La Crosse. The couple moved to Waupun in 1948. He was employed by the Waupun State Prison for 31 years and had a painting business with John Rehrauer for 20 years. Marden was a member of American Legion Post 210 of Waupun, Waupun United Methodist Church, and Masonic Lodge #48. He enjoyed his family and special friend, Bernadine Hutchens.
Marden is survived by his children, Patsy (James) Quick of Minong WI; Mark (Betty) West of Fond du Lac; and Jeff (Peggy) West of Appleton; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Marden was preceded in death by his wife, Verna; and three brothers, Edward, Chester, and Robert West.
Funeral services for Marden West will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. J.D. McCarty officiating. Burial will follow at Hilltop Cemetery in Ontario, WI. Friends and relatives of Marden West may call on the family on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
The family wishes to thank Waupun Memorial Hospital, the Christian Home, and Dr. Richard McMahon for their love and care.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com
for further information and to send condolences.