Marlene J. Slifka (nee Godsel), 77, of Riverside, died on Aug. 12, 2016. Born on Aug. 9, 1939, she worked as a chemist in the field of patent research.
Ms. Slifka is survived by her daughter, Suzanne (Gordon) Marsh; her grandchildren, Molly Marsh and Finnegan Marsh; her sister, Eileen (the late Jerry) Buric; and her niece and nephew, Marlene (Mark) Searle and Scott (Jennifer) Buric.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Edward Slifka, and her sisters-in-law, Rosemarie (Kenneth) Zolecke, Eleanore (Louis) Lewis and Dorothy Slifka.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Aug.
Visitation is Aug. 16 from 3 to 8 p.m. and Aug. 17 from 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 31st Street in Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Aug. 17 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 126 Herrick Road in Riverside. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.