Marion A. Graunke

NEW ULM — Marion A. Graunke, age 94 of New Ulm died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the North Memorial Hospital in Maple Grove.

Funeral service will be 11am on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the United Church of Christ in New Ulm. Pastor Diane Hatman will officiate, and burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery in New Ulm.

There will be a gathering hour from 10-11 am on Saturday at the church in New Ulm.

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Marion is survived by her daughter, Lynn Bowman of Maple Grove; sister, Shirley Altermatt of Alexandria; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Harold who died in 1976; and her brother, Rae Radke.

Marion Ann Radke was born July 12, 1923 in New Ulm to Robert and Meta (Elsner) Radke. She was a 1941 graduate from New Ulm Public High School. On December 31, 1943, Marion was united in marriage with Harold Graunke. The couple was blessed with one daughter whom together they raised in New Ulm. Although Marion lived a long and beautiful life, she will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her. Blessed be her memory.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to: Foundation Fighting Blindness- 7168 Columbia Gateway Drive – Suite 100, Columbia, MD 21047, or the United Church of Christ of New Ulm.