Marilyn A. Breunig
Marilyn A. (Meinholz) Breunig passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital from heart complications.
Marilyn was born on July 25, 1944 to Joseph and Lucy (Laufenberg) Meinholz in Ashton, WI. She attended parochial school at St. Peter’s School in Ashton and high school in Middleton, WI. She married Merlin Breunig (the love of her life) on July 16, 1966 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and they enjoyed 47 beautiful years together. They had four wonderful children: Jim, Paula, Jeanne and Brian.
Marilyn was a faithful member of St. Norbert’s parish and the CCW in Roxbury, WI. She served the parish as a religious education instructor of high school freshmen for over 25 years, as a member of the parish council, and as an officer and in many group activities for the CCW.
Marilyn is survived by her husband Merl, children, Jim (Karen), Paula (Drew), Jeanne (Todd) and Brian (Tara), and 9 grandchildren, Georgia, Simon, Lydia, Naomi and Isaac Breunig, Colin and Landon Ambrose, and Eli and Reagan Breunig. She is also survived by brothers and sisters, Bob (Rita) Meinholz, Lucy Kippley, Dick (Bernie) Meinholz, Pat Breunig, Ron (Helen) Meinholz, Judy (Del) Endres, Lloyd (Mary) Meinholz, and brothers and sisters-in-law, LaVern (Pat) Breunig, Allan (Florentine) Breunig, Ervin (Bev) Breunig and Mae (Don) Magnuson.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Lucy Meinholz and step-mother Alice, father and mother-in-law, Vincent and Lidwina Breunig, brothers-in-law, Virgil Kippley and Bernard Breunig and granddaughter, Emma Ambrose.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 3, 2014 at St. Norbert’s Catholic Church in Roxbury, WI. Visitation will be held at Hooverson Funeral Home in Sauk City, WI on Sunday, February 2, 2014 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. Visitation will also be held on Monday from 9:00am to 10:15am at the funeral home.
We would like to extend our appreciation to the cardiac unit staff and the Medical ICU staff at St. Mary’s Hospital, especially Dr. Alhakeem, for the compassionate care provided to Marilyn and support provided to her family during her stay there. We also extend our sincere appreciation to Fr. Alex, Fr. John, Fr. Pedro and Fr. Pat for their prayers and support.
Contributions on Marilyn’s behalf can be made to St. Norbert’s Parish, the American Parkinson’s Disease Association, the American Heart Association or the charity of your choice.
Marilyn’s life revolved around her faith and family. She devoted much time and energy to providing loving care to her parents, Merl’s parents, her husband, children and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all of us.
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