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“Dear John and family,Please accept my condolences on the death of your mother.Julie (Harger) Ploeger PCHS Class of '80 ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Julie (Harger) Ploeger - NV

“Marilyn, Bonnie, Jerry & John,So sorry to hear of your mother passing. We pray that memories will lift you in this difficult time. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jim & Sandy Swift - Modoc, IN

“May God give you comfort at this time..your in my thoughts and prayers May God Bless You and your Family ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Barb Coburn Station 6 - Lakeside, OH

“Dear Marilyn, Bonnie, Gerald, and John, I was saddened to read of the passing of your mother. We had become good friends when I subbed at Portage...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy M. Ihnat - OH

“Holes in the Floor of HeavenHow I cried when the sky let gowith a cold and lonesome rainMomma smiled, said "Don't be sad child, I'm watchin' you...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Cerbus - Port Clinton, OH

“To the Marek family - You have our deepest sympathy. May you have many cherished memories to share during this difficult time. Your mother is now in...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Wayne and Pauline Hunsinger - OH

“Marilyn and family, I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. I know how sad it is to lose a parent. ...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Jo Amato Mays - Pataskala, OH

“To the entire Marek Family, Our prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time. May God bless you until the pain is lessened and you are...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Don and Gene Heinzerling - OH


Josephine Marek, 87, of Gypsum, OH died Thursday, July 9, 2009 at the Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor. She was born on August 23, 1921 in Lakeside, OH to Peter and Mary (Chura) Kokinda. On September 22, 1940 in Marblehead, OH, she married Bennie Marek, and he preceded her in death on May 7, 1997. Josephine worked as a cook at Portage Elementary School for 25 years. She was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Marblehead. Josephine is survived by her daughters: Marilyn Marek of Gypsum and Bonnie (Clyde) Crum of Oak Harbor; sons: Gerald Marek of Port Clinton and John Marek of Huntersville, NC; 5 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters: Sophia Bocan, Mary Kruszynski, Alice Scuba, Margaret Burr, Anna Beerman , Veronica Gaydos, and Lena Zvolensky and brothers: Joe and Pete Kokinda.Office of Christian Burial with Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 13, 2009 at St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Marblehead, where the body will lie in state one hour prior to the services. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 12, 2009 at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St., Port Clinton, where Panachida services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church or Stein Hospice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

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