Marjorie Salonek, 81

Marjorie T. “Marge” Salonek, age 81, of Montrose, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 25, 2016.

She was born Oct. 13, 1934, in Breckenridge, Wilkin County, to James and Reyne (Langston) Fredericks.

Marge attended Delano High School, and married Leo Salonek.

She loved living on the farm, and loved to cook and bake and share it with her family and friends.

Marge was preceded in death by her husband, Leo; son Steve; daughter Carrie; and siblings Norman Fredericks, Dave Fredericks, Marilyn (Lyle) Gast.

She is survived by sons Jeff (Kim), and Tim (Patty); eight grandchildren Shawn (Barbie) Gavin, Angie Salonek, Diana Wriesener, Steve (Christina) Salonek, Phillip Salonek, Terry Eischens, Randy Eischens, and Stephanie Duncan; 10 great-grandchildren: Logan Larson, Madison Salonek, Dempsey Duncan, Leila Salonek, Gavin Salonek, Stella Salonek, Dilahana Larson, Axel Swedlund, Riley Dye, and McKenna Dye; adopted son Kenneth Baumann; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Paul Salonek, Urb (Rose) Salonek, Ann (George) Lambrecht, and Jean Salonek.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, July 1 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Watertown. Visitation was Thursday, June 30 from 4 to 8 p.m., and continued Friday at the church from 10 to 11 a.m., all at the church.

Arrangements were with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.

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