Marie Boettcher, 81, formerly of School Hill, went to be with the Lord, peacefully on Sunday morning, June 9, 2013 at her home in Sheboygan.
She was born August 3, 1931 in Muskegon, MI, daughter of the late Dewey & Jeanette (Smalligan) Kleyn.
On November 30, 1963 she married Erhard Boettcher at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Louis Corners.
Her husband preceded her in death on December 13, 2008.
Marie and her husband Erhard farmed on the Boettcher family homestead.
She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Louis Corners and the Ladies Aid at church.
Christmas was always a joyful & fun-filled holiday for her, she also enjoyed the family get-togethers and crotcheting.
Marie was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Survivors include her children: Karen (Nick) Gonzalez, Sheboygan, Malisa (Michael) Dins, Cleveland, Kim Wilson, Sheboygan, ten grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. She is further survived by two brothers; Louie Kleyn, Robert (Karen) Kleyn, one sister, Carol (Robert) Jackson, two sisters-in-law, DeeDe Kleyn, Betty Kleyn, one brother-in-law, Glen Buitendorp, as well as other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two grandchildren, Cristina & Stacey, three great grandchildren, David, Angel Marie & Dane Jr., three brothers; Donald, Dick & Pete (Jo Ann) Kleyn, sister, Lucille Buitendorp & sister-in-law, Dorothy "Dort" Kleyn.
Funeral services for Marie will be held at 12:00 noon, Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Louis Corners with Rev. Ted Olsen officiating.
Burial will take place in the church cemetery.
Family and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of service,
Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, Kiel is assisting the family.
Online condolences at www.meiselwitzfh.com