Sunday, December 16, 2018


October 5, 1955—March 1, 2018

   CASHTON - Marjorie Ann Oaks, age 62, of Cashton, Wisconsin, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family after a long battle with breast cancer.

   She was born October 6, 1955, to La Mont and Marie (Geier) Haas. She attended grade school in Melvina and graduated from Cashton High School in 1973.

  Marjorie was united in marriage to Harold Oaks September 18, 1976. She worked at Spartek for over 40 years. In her spare time, she enjoyed making fleece blankets for her children, growing flowers and playing softball games in Melvina. She was a Green Bay Packer fan. More than anything, Marjorie loved her family. She loved attending her grandchildren’s sporting events and watching them grow. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

   She is survived by her husband, Harold Oaks; her daughter, Erin (Mike) Klinkner of Cashton and their children, Ethan, Madelyn, Emery, Marshall and Evelyn; her daughter, Danielle (Tim) Weibel of Holmen and their son, Cohen; her father, La Mont Haas of Cashton; her siblings, Tom Haas of Sparta, WI, Judy (Eugene) Brueggen of West Salem, WI and Jackie Haas of Nashville, TN; in-laws, Arloene Brinkmeyer, Dale (Lucy) Fisher, Terry (Pat) Miller, Tom (Betty Mae) Postell and Diane (Doug) Schroeder; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

  She was preceded in death by her mother, Marie Haas; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Verda and Stanley Oaks; and a sister-in-law, Lori Miller.

   Marjorie’s family would like to thank the Gundersen Hospice Staff for the care given to her throughout her battle.

   A Mass of Christian Burial was held today, Monday, March 5, 2018, 11:00 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cashton, WI. Father Michael Klos and Deacon Sam Schmirler officiated. Burial will be held at a later date.

   Family and friends were invited for visitation Sunday, March 4, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton. Family and friends were also invited for visitation Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

   The Torkelson Funeral Home of Cashton is assisting the family with arrangements.

   Online condolences are available at

Torkelson Funeral Home

Evans Print & Media Group

1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
Fax Number: (608) 269-6876


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