Marjorie A. Radtke, 96, of South Haven, passed away October 22, 2019 at South Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born January 13, 1923 to Benjamin and Hazel “Fern” (Norman) Parrish in South Haven, Michigan. Marjorie married Gerhardt “Gerry” Radtke on May 13, 1950 in South Haven and they shared 63 years of marriage before his passing in 2013. Marge worked as a bookkeeper for many years before her retirement in 1975. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church and also attended First Baptist Church. Marge was a member of the Casco Band, Garden Club and Quilting Club.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter – Karyn Ridley, grandson – Chris Ridley. Brothers – Louis Parrish, George Parrish, Jeremiah Parrish and Charles Parrish. Sisters – Geraldine Graham, Edythe Ransom, Bonnie Parrish, Dorothy Clark and Lois Covey.
Marge is survived by her son – Phillip Radtke of South Haven; Grandchildren – Bradley Radtke of South Haven, Lacey (Ridley) Hobson of Kalamazoo. Many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews also survive.
A visitation will be Monday, October 28, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 P.M. at Filbrandt Family Funeral Home in South Haven. Funeral Services will follow at 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Tim DeVries officiating. Marjorie will be laid to rest at Lakeview Cemetery in South Haven. Following the committal, a luncheon will be held at First Assembly of God Church. Memorial contributions may be made to South Haven First Assembly of God Church at 06500 Blue Star Highway, South Haven, MI 49090 or to WE Care I.N.C. at 06321 Blue Star Highway, South Haven, MI 49090.
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