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October 2, 2022

7/1/2022 5:29:00 AM
Marjorie Ann Gechas

Marjorie Ann Gechas, 73, of Rhinelander, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.

Marjorie was born Dec. 13, 1948, in Rhinelander to Clifford and Zada (Moore) Smith. She was raised in Rhinelander and was a 1966 graduate of Rhinelander High School. She married Joseph Gechas May 18, 1968.

Marjorie had been a member of T.O.P.S. the Red Hat Ladies, and the Pro-Life group.

She enjoyed flower gardening, butterflies, fishing, and camping. But most of all, Marjorie loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Amie Santini of Minnesota, Doreen (Jack) Bailey of Rhinelander, Joe (Michelle) Gechas of Rhinelander, Jim Gechas of Rhinelander, Andy (Joanna) Gechas of Minnesota, and Trisha (Jason) Zunk of Rhinelander, eight grandchildren, Deanna Gechas, Nicole Spencer, Jacob Bailey, Abbie Gechas, Jasper Gechas, Elena Zunk, Lukas Zunk, and Jude Zunk, and by one great-grandson, Cayden Gechas. Also surviving are two sisters, Alice Simmons and Patricia Raske and by nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Joseph C. Gechas on Jan. 4, 2021.

Burial of Marjorie and Joseph will take place in the Newbold Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hildebrand Funeral Home & Cremation Specialists, 24 E. Davenport Street, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, 54501, 715-365-4343. Everyone is invited to sign the guestbook or leave an online condolence at

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