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Obituary for Gertrude A. Marco

Gertrude Ann Marco, 91, formerly of Melrose passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. She was born on June 27, 1929, in Sparta, to Hugh and Georgenia Bruley. She accepted Christ as her personal Savior on December 20, 1980, and was an active member of the Black River Falls Gospel Hall. Gertrude was married to Raymond J. Marco on September 25, 1954. They were blessed with five children, Vickie Parsneau (Peter) of Onalaska, James Marco of Melrose, Peter Marco (Mary) of Holmen, Kathy Marco (Greg Hole) of West Salem, and Sandy Slayton (Randy) of Gays Mills; grandchildren, Chad Mullenberg, Jay Marco (Tisha), Mark Parsneau (Jamie), Jamie Hanson (Stacy), Jessica Leinbach, Gabrielle Marco, Josh Marco (Tiffany), and Alison Marco; great-grandchildren, Matthew, Alex, Dillan , Aylah, Cameron, Arianna, Kalin, and Teagan. She is further survived by her sister, Rhoda Meyer of Phoenix; and sisters-in-law, Lois Bruley and Linda Bruley. She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Warren, John, Robert, Edwin, Rose Alyce Johnson, William, Elizabeth Elliott, Richard, Loretta Doescher, Marvin and Donald. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Bangor Chapel, Hwy 162 and Hattan St., Bangor. Burial will follow in Oxbow Cemetery, Melrose. A visitation will be held from 12 noon until the time of service, Saturday, at the funeral home. Masks will be required and available at the funeral home.