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Marjorie Ann Junger

Marjorie Ann Junger Marjorie Ann Junger
March 27, 1933 –
No­vem­ber 23, 2022
   Mar­jorie (Er­sk­ine) Junger passed away peace­fully at home on No­vem­ber 23, 2022, at the age of 89.
She was born on March 27, 1933, in Mil­wau­kee, the daugh­ter of Wal­ter and Mar­garet (Ahrens) Er­sk­ine.
She grad­u­ated from Bay View High School and went on to ob­tain her BA in Ed­u­ca­tion from Uni­ver­sity of Wis­con­sin – Mil­wau­kee. She was a mem­ber of Tri-Sigma Soror­ity.
On July 19, 1953, Marge mar­ried Eu­gene (Gene) Junger in Wash­ing­ton DC, where Gene served in the US Coast Guard. They lived a year-long hon­ey­moon, tak­ing in the sights, en­joy­ing mu­si­cal the­aters, and cel­e­brat­ing July 4th with fire­works on the White House Lawn, be­fore mov­ing back to the Mil­wau­kee area.
Marge taught sixth grade in the Mil­wau­kee Pub­lic School sys­tem. Dur­ing this time, their first child was born. The fam­ily moved to Cu­d­ahy, where she later gave birth to three other chil­dren. In 1966, they moved to Wauke­sha where they lived for over 30 years.
Marge was a long-time mem­ber of the Home­mak­ers Club of Singing Hills dur­ing this time. She was a Girl Scout leader at Bant­ing El­e­men­tary and was ac­tive in the PTA.
After her chil­dren began school, Marge was a sub­sti­tute teacher in the Wauke­sha Pub­lic Schools. She later went to work at The Grand at the Brook­field Square Mall and then be­came em­ployed for Kohl’s De­part­ment Stores. She worked at the sec­ond Kohl’s store to open, long be­fore they be­came a na­tional chain, and was a faith­ful em­ployee there for 24 years.
In 1997, Gene and Marge re­tired to Brownsville, where they spent many happy years to­gether. She was an ac­tive mem­ber of Trin­ity Methodist Church of Lomira. Marge en­joyed trav­el­ing, es­pe­cially to Jack­son­port in Door County, where she loved to visit rel­a­tives and rem­i­nisce about her sum­mers up there. She loved to crotchet – di­rect­ing the work to char­i­ta­ble causes, en­joyed craft­ing, and get­ting to­gether with fam­ily. She was an ac­tive com­mu­nity mem­ber of Brownsville for many years. Marge and Gene cel­e­brated their 69th an­niver­sary this past sum­mer.
Marge is sur­vived by her hus­band, Eu­gene; chil­dren, Richard (Pen­nie) Junger, Linda (Ned) Lash­ley, Bar­bara (Christo­pher) Keay, and Thomas (Kath­eryn) Junger; grand­chil­dren, Ben­jamin, Tyler, Emily, Jill, Jacob, An­gela, Trevor, Zachary, Casan­dra, Gre­gory, and Vi­vian; six great-grand­chil­dren; and her brother, Wal­ter (Geor­gianna) Er­sk­ine.
She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents.
In lieu of flow­ers, the fam­ily wishes memo­ri­als be given to Trin­ity Methodist Church of Lomira.
VIS­I­TA­TION: Mar­jorie’s fam­ily will greet rel­a­tives and friends on Sat­ur­day, Dec.10, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Trin­ity United Methodist Church of Lomira, 300 Church Street, Lomira, WI, 53048.
MEMO­R­IAL SER­VICE: A Memo­r­ial Ser­vice for Mar­jorie will take place at 1 p.m. at Trin­ity United Methodist Church of Lomira, with Rev­erend Mu­longo Mpoyo of­fi­ci­at­ing. Bur­ial will take place at 3 p.m. at Emanuel Ceme­tery.
Ki­et­zer-Miller Fu­neral Home has been en­trusted with Mar­jorie’s arrange­ments. Ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion and guest book can be found at www.​myrhum-​pat­ten.​com.