Marjorie Lorraine Petruska
09/15/1924 - 10/21/2019
Obituary for Marjorie Lorraine Petruska
Marjorie Lorraine Petruska age 95 passed away peacefully on Monday, October 21, 2019 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital. She was born on September 15, 1924 in Grand Rapids to John and Ethel Grooters. She graduated from Union High School in 1942 and married Michael Petruska on September 20, 1947. She was always available for her children and volunteered with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, as a room mother, the 4 H, and a lot of community services and projects. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael; her grandsons, Adam and Jared Petruska; her son in law, Jim Wallington. She is survived by her children, Barbara Wallington, Michael Petruska, Christine and Ron Koopman, Steve and Deb Petruska, John and Julie Petruska; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; her brother, Warren Grooters; many in-laws, nieces, and nephews; as well as her family at the cottage at Lake Margrethe. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2:00 P.M. at the Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home. Friends may meet the family at the funeral home on Saturday, from 12 noon until time of service at 2:00 P.M. The family would like to thank the caregivers at Spectrum Health and at Meadowlark Retirement Village of all their love and compassion. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Newaygo V.F.W. Post 4249, 9075 Mason Drive, Newaygo, MI 49337.
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