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Marion Ziehlke, age 92, died on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  She was born in Monroe County, New York on September 15, 1925, daughter of Casimir and Anna (Naplontek) Knitter.  On December 28, 1948, she was working for Western Union and married Robert Ziehlke in Milwaukee’s Church of St. Sebastian.  The couple lived in Oshkosh and Janesville, Wisconsin until 1972 when they moved to Grand Rapids.  They bought a house at 711 Broadview Street, where they lived until they moved to Clark Retirement Community in 2015.  She was a member of St. Stephen Parish in East Grand Rapids. Marion was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, who passed away in 2016.  She is survived by her sister, Grace (Howard Jr.) Knitter-Robertson of Greenwood, Delaware, also nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 15, from 9:30-10:30 AM at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 723 Rosewood Dr, SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:30 AM.  Rev. Scott Nolan presiding.  Entombment Resurrection Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephen Catholic Church.

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