Marlin R. Teschendorf
Marlin R. Teschendorf, 97, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020.
He was born in Kewaskum, to Richard and Jennie (Backhaus) Teschendorf.
Marlin grew up on a dairy farm. Post World War II, he served in occupied Berlin as an Army Air Forces Sergeant. He was a civil engineer with the Wisconsin Public Service Commission and Department of Transportation.
He enjoyed singing in the church choir, lectures with the Technical Club of Madison, photography, playing cards, helping others and socializing at restaurants.
Marlin is survived by his children, Glenn (Mary Anne Derheimer), Gale (Lisa Godsey), and Kevin; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his sister, Loretta Centgraf and Richard (Angie) Teschendorf, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and dear friends.
Marlin was preceded in death by sons, Daryl and Lee (Gertrude “Trudy” Trochta); his daughter, Mercy (Lee Martin) (Lorna Teschendorf); and three wives, Dorothy Belle Popke, Lucille Grover, and Freda Mae Rogers.
Visitation will be at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Madison from 11 a.m. until time of service.
A funeral service with full military rites will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 110 North Whitney Way, Madison, WI 53705. Private burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens in Cottage Grove at a later date.