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Marianne Gaschler - May 28, 2009


Marianne (Schneider) Gaschler, 89, died Sunday, May 24, 2009 at her home in Denver, Colo. She was born Jan. 31, 1920 in Nuremberg, Germany.
She was baptized as an infant and confirmed into the Lutheran Church in Kitzingen in 1933.
She was educated in Kitzingen am Main.
In 1939 she was inducted into the military and served in Luftwaffe until the surrender of German forces in May of 1945. After World War II she worked as a housekeeper for military personnel in Germany until 1952.
In 1952, she immigrated to Canada where she met her husband. On Sept. 15, 1956 she married an Austrian immigrant, Arthur Paul Gaschler. Shortly after that the couple moved from Montreal to Los Angeles, and finally settled in Denver, Colo.
In Denver the family had two sons, Franz and Thomas, and lost a miscarried child.
In 1962 she became a naturalized U.S. citizen.
She worked for the University of Colorado Health Science Center for 29 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; one miscarried child; her parents; one brother, Hans; several stillborn sisters and one sister, Hildegard, who died in infancy.
Her cremains were interred at Fairmont Cemetery in Denver.
A Memorial Service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church in Imperial, Neb. on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 11 a.m.
Marianne’s request was that in lieu of flowers please give in memoriam. One has been established at Zion Lutheran Church.