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Marilyn J. Van Den Bogart

Marilyn J. Van Den Bogart, 71, was killed Saturday, August 27, 2022, after being struck in her yard by a hit and run vehicle. Marilyn had been fighting cancer and had completed the current round of treatments and looking forward to recovering.

     She was born June 30, 1951 in New Holstein, daughter of the late Jerome and Loretta (Nennig) Faust. Marilyn graduated from SS Peter and Paul Catholic School in Kiel in 1969 before graduating at the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh in 1973.

     On July 8, 1989, Marilyn married Richard A. Van Den Bogart in Sturgeon Bay. She taught elementary school at Gibraltar School for over 40 years. 

     She was loved by everyone who met her and was truly a teacher at heart. Marilyn loved to travel, spend time with her children and grandchildren, and work in her yard and garden with her husband, Dick.

     Surviving family include her husband, Dick; five children, Brad of Mayville, Maria Otto of Tampa, FL, Amanda (Mark) Herman of Peachtree City, GA, Ember (Justin) Mlsna of Juneau, WI, and Marcus (Bonnie) Otto of Neenah; ten grandchildren, Taylor (Kelsey) Van Den Bogart, Jacob Van Den Bogart, Zachary Herman, Emily Van Den Bogart, Hunter Pasterski, Makenzie Herman, Elijah Mlsna, Owen Mlsna, Guinevere Nowland, and Bentley Mlsna; and three siblings, Michael (Deb) Faust, Ronald Faust, and Roland (Judy) Faust.

     A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Robert Stegmann and Fr. Tony Birdsall as celebrants. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022 at Huehns Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A parish wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday morning at the church beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the start of Mass.

     In lieu of flowers, Marilyn would be so happy if you would bring back packs full of school supplies and books to the visitation at Huehns Funeral Home or St. Joseph’s or donate items to your local school.

     Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Marilyn may be shared with her family through her tribute page at

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