Winona Glienke

Winona Glienke

MADISON/LODI-Winona M. “Nonie” Glienke, age 72, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, August 30, 2012 after a six month battle with cancer.

Winona was born on May 31, 1940 in Madison, to Leo and Dorothy (Moran) Marx. She lived in Madison for 45 years where she graduated from Madison East High School, attended MATC and became a Licensed Practical Nurse working for Madison General Hospital and with the Skaalen Home. She later earned her E.D.S. in health care insurance, where she met Ken Glienke. They were united in marriage on June 6, 1984 in Colorado and moved to the Waukesha area. Winona continued her in work in health care with her business Evergreen Place Group Home in Delafield. After retiring she moved to Lodi with her husband to enjoy the athletic participation of their grandson Keaton in sports. In retirement she was active at Lake Wisconsin Evangelical Free Church and worked for the First Student Bus Co. and had volunteered at the resale shop. Winona enjoyed flowers and tending her garden, but loved most spending time with her family.

She is survived by her four children, Michael J. Dover, Terry M. Dover, Richard A. Dover and Denise M. (Gary) Pederson; a grandson Keaton Dover Shaw; brothers, Daniel L. Marx and Frederick J. Marx; nephews, Matt, Jon, Ben Marx and Josh Toseff, their wives, great nephews, cousins, special friend Bernice Dover; her friend and ex-husband, Jim Dover, other relatives and many friends. Winona was preceded in death by her parents and a brother William M. Marx.

Funeral services will be held at LAKE WISCONSIN EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH, N1640 Ryan Road, Lodi at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 with the Reverend Brian Erickson presiding. A time of fellowship will follow the service. Visitation will be held at HAMRE GUNDERSON FUNERAL & CREMATION Care, 157 S. Main St., Lodi on Monday, September 3, 2012 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM and also on Tuesday from 1:00 PM until the time of the service at the church.

The family, along with Winona’s wishes , would like to thank Hospice Home Health Services for their wonderful care; her wonderful relatives and friends for their prayers, phone calls, notes of encouragement and their precious visits in her time of sickness. We also would like to thank the family of God at Lake Wisconsin Evangelical Free Church for their prayers, concerns, letters, visits, cleaning services, food and most of all from all of you, your love. I, Ken , would like to thank Winona’s son Rick, for staying by her bedside and for Denise in helping Rick make it possible for Winona to pass away at home and go to her eternal home.