Marion Selmer-Welke

Marion Selmer-Welke, age 82, of Tomahawk, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2022 at Riverview Health Services.

Marion was born on June 19, 1940 in Tomahawk to Arthur and Violet (Cherny) Koskela. She was married to Benny Selmer and together, they had two sons. Benny passed away in 1987. They owned and operated Selmer Cottages on Deer Lake for many years. Marion was married to Harry Welke on March 14, 1989 in Las Vegas, and he preceded her in death in 2013. Marion loved pool league, camping, spending time with friends and family and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.

Marion is survived by her children – Roger Selmer and Toby (Jodi) Selmer, both of Tomahawk; her sister – Margie (Fritz) Jach of Tomahawk; her brother – Art (Joanne) Kosklea of Wisconsin Rapids; grandchildren – Sienna and Cody (Erin) Braker; great grandchildren – Bentley, Brooklyn and Bristol; and further survived by the Welke Family. She is preceded in death by her husband and son – Danny.            

The Funeral Service for Marion Welke took place at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 18, 2022 at Krueger Family Funeral Home, Tomahawk. Pastor Larry Mathein officiated. Visitation took place from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.

The family would especially like to thank Mick and Sue Welke for always being there to help care for Marion. Krueger Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Tomahawk, assisted the family with arrangements. You may view the full obituary and leave online condolences at

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