Marilyn Noesen

Marilyn M. Noesen, 87, of Cedarburg, died Thursday, Feb. 22, at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon.

Mrs. Noesen was born in the former Town of Granville, now Brown Deer, on July 25, 1930, to R. Milton “Mike” and Alma I. Wiegert Costello.

She grew up in Milwaukee and married Warren Schoenwetter on June 2, 1951, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, now Loving Shepherd Lutheran Church, in Milwaukee. 

The couple lived in Milwaukee, where they raised three children. 

On Dec. 3, 1964, Mr. Schoenwetter died.

Mrs. Noesen moved to Cedarburg and worked as a legal secretary. In the 1970s, she worked as the deputy clerk of courts for Ozaukee County.

On Jan. 15, 1972, she married Neil J. Noesen of Port Washington at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Port Washington. The couple was active in the community, with Mr. Noesen serving as the fire chief. 

During their retirement, they enjoyed traveling to Florida. 

 Mr. Noesen died on Jan. 14, 1994.

 Mrs. Noesen was credited with establishing the Port Washington Red Cross through the Port Washington Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.   

 Her family said she had a strong faith and provided support to others.  Throughout her life, she wrote poems and short stories.  

 In 2001, she returned to Cedarburg and lived at Lasata Crossings.   

 Mrs. Noesen is survived by her children Lynn (Peter) Trimberger of Grafton and Alan (Lynn) Schoenwetter of Jackson; grandchildren Amy (Steve) DiCristo, Tammy (Eric) Ellison, Lee (Coryn) Schoenwetter, Jaime (Tom) Porter and Bradley Blake; and five great-grandchildren.

 She was preceded in death by her husbands, daughter Ann Schoenwetter, son-in-law Jeff Winter and grandson Brayden Porter.

 Memorial services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. The Rev. Mark Rohrback will officiate. 

 Visitation will be at the church from 2:30 p.m. until the service on Saturday. 

 Interment will be in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Milwaukee.  

 Memorials to Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cedarburg, are suggested.

 Poole Funeral Home, Port Washington, is handling the arrangements.



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