Lester Joseph Marx age 93 of Prairie du Chien passed away Monday, January 3, 2022 at the Tomah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 19, 1928 in Cashton, WI the son of Christopher and Matilda (Allertseder) Marx. He served in the US Air Force for 6 years, 7 months and 28 days. Lester worked as a research technician for General Electric and as an appraiser for American Appraisal both in Milwaukee for many years. He married Lucille White Duve on July 26, 1961 at St. Gabriel’s Church in Prairie du Chien. She preceded him in death on February 17, 1996. He is survived by his daughter Ramona Jean (Robert) Ludvik, his brothers, Arnold (Doris) and Edward (Kathy), his sisters, Anita Olson and Adeline (Calvin) Horman, a sister in law Carol Marx along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepmother Frances Brueggen, his wife, his brothers, Walter (Patricia), Vernon, Gerald, and a brother in law Howard Olson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 10:30 AM at St. Gabriel’s Church of the Holy Family Parish, Msgr. Charles Stoetzel officiating with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery both in Prairie du Chien. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:30 AM until the time of the Mass.
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