Belvidere, ILMarjorie L. “Marge” Blietz, 84, of Belvidere, IL died peacefully Saturday morning, April 6, 2013 in Maple Crest nursing home. Marge was born June 26, 1928 in Belvidere, IL the daughter of August and Minne (Menge) Henk. Marge married John Blietz on March 12, 1955 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Belvidere. She was the administrative assistant for K-B Farms and Belvidere Bank for 40 years and then worked part-time for Blackhawk State Bank retiring in 2006. Marge was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and was a member of the Ladies Guild. She also was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary and belonged to a bowling league.Marge is loved and will be missed by her brother Robert “Bud” Henk of Belvidere and nieces Nancy Granholm of Belvidere and Carol (Terry) Ernst of Crystal Lake, IL; nephews David (Sandy) Schiltz of F lorida, Winifred Knapp of Illinois, James Knapp of Arizona, Gary Henk of Pennsylvania, Larry Kray; nieces Mary Schiltz of Rockford, IL, Glenda Blume of Illinois, Peggy (Art) Bebman of Wisconsin, Marcia (Eddie) Arapiot. Marge is preceded in death by her parents and husband John in 1994.
Memorials can be given in care of Immanuel Lutheran Church Ladies Guild or Helping Hands of the church.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 E. Belvidere Rd., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Allan Buss officiating. Burial will be in Belvidere Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday April 9, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral home, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, Il.