Marilyn Janet Lis, 81, formerly of Gilman, died Saturday, August 31,
2013 at Lake Hallie Memory Care Center where she was a resident
since May. She was born on June 10, 1932 to the late Peter and
Kathryn (Hodowanic) Leja. Marilyn attended area schools and
graduated from Stanley High. On June 16, 1951 she was united in
marriage to Frank Lis at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huron. She
attended Chippewa Valley Tech. College and received her degree
in dietary management and worked at Zastrow Care Center for
many years. Marilyn loved to cook especially preparing meats and
She is survived by her children, Susan (James) Schley of Gilman,
Lynne Morris of Nebraska, Janet (Ken) Finke of Cornell, James
(Rhonda) of Lublin, Diane (Dave) Hunt of Stanley and Dean (Lisa)
of Neillsville, 28 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, one
sister, Jeanie Hodowanic of Gilman and a son in law, Carl Berg of
Marilyn is preceded in death by her husband, Frank (2001), her
parents, a daughter, Judy, two grandsons, Daniel and Kirby
Webster, one brother Harold Leja and one sister Delores Cox.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September
3, 2013 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father
Madanu Sleeva Raju officiating. Inurnment will follow in St.
Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to
services Tuesday at the Church. Plombon Funeral service assisted
the family with arrangements.