Marion J. Spoerry, age 91, of Monroe, died Saturday, July 23, 2022 at St. Clare Friedensheim. Marion was born on October 22, 1930 in Evansville, the daughter of Joseph and Arlene (Kubly) Ebneter. Marion graduated from Brodhead High School in 1949 and was united in marriage to Robert E. Spoerry on November 15, 1949 in Brodhead. She and Bob farmed in Brodhead for eight years and for many years in Mt. Pleasant Township. Marion was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Monroe. She was an avid bowler and competed in the national tournament for many years. She was a member of Homemakers and was a long time poll worker volunteer for Mt. Pleasant Township. Marion and Bob enjoyed traveling especially their trips to Switzerland and Hawaii.
She is survived by three children, Michael (Joan) Spoerry of Monroe, Stephen Spoerry of Monticello, Jeanie (Jim) Belke of Monroe; four grandchildren, Kim (Matt) Peerenboom, Brent Spoerry, Keith (Kathy) Spring, Amy (Justin) Thomas; and four great-grandchildren, Preston and Paige Thomas, Treyvor and Caitlyn Thorp. She is further survived by two brothers, Gene Ebneter of Yankton, S.D., Dan (Lori) Ebneter of Orfordville; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert, on December 12, 2020; three brothers, Don, David, Carl Ebneter; and two sisters-in-law, Bonnie and Florence Ebneter.
A private family memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at the NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, Monroe, with Pastor Mary Gafner officiating. Inurnment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe. A memorial fund will be established in Marion’s name for the Monroe Clinic Hospice. Condolences may be shared at www.newcomerfuneralhome.net