Marion Claire Gyurina

Marion Claire Gyurina, age 87, passed away on Wednesday December 9th, 2020 at Arbor View Assisted Living. 

She was born on January 4th, 1933 in Kenosha to William and Caroline Gandt. Marion was a lifelong resident of Kenosha and was a graduate of Bradford High School. Soon after that she married the love of her life Edward, on October 27th, 1951 at Saint Marks Catholic Church in Kenosha WI, and they were united in marriage for 69 wonderful years. Together they raised 9 children. Marion was the boss of the house, she loved to celebrate all the holidays with her large family. Every year at Christmas she made the best cookies with her granddaughter Michelle. Marion enjoyed going to the casinos, crocheting, doing puzzles and bird watching. She loved volunteering at the schools to be near her children and was a girl scout leader, volleyball coach, lunch lady. Marion would babysit her grandchildren as often as possible and formed a special bond with Dominique and shares a birthday with Kody. Her life on earth has touched many lives, she had a purpose here. 

Marion was preceded in death by her parents, William and Caroline, and brother Jerome (Butch) Sorensen. 

She is survived by, husband Edward Gyurina, four sons, Mark (Cathy) of Wakefield MA, Gregg (Cheryl) of Pleasant Prairie WI, Glen (Janet) of Kenosha WI, and Mike (Diane) of Greenfield WI, five daughters, Patricia (David) Furlin of Kenosha WI, Mary (Eric) Burkman of Burlington WI, Carol (Ricky) Wawrzyniak of Burlington WI, Sharon (Dave) May of

Burlington WI, and Debra (Andy) Gyurina of Kenosha WI, twenty-six grandchildren, Juliette, Mali, Breanne, Heather, Kyle, Maggie, Susie, 

Ceci, Michelle, Joe, Nicole, Michael, Lauren, Samantha, Sarah, Jenny, Kevin, Megan, Kelly, Andrew, Kelsey, Colin, Robin, Kody, Dominique, and Maxwell, and seventeen great grandchildren and three future great grandchildren, Marion is also survived by her brother William (Stella) Sorensen of Camas WA, and two sisters, Nanette (Jack) Bejino of Buffalo NY and Joan Barter of Fond Du Lac WI. As well as many other loving friends. 

A private family mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church in Pleasant Prairie with burial to follow at St. George Catholic Cemetery. 

The family would like to thank Arbor View Assisted Living for their compassionate care. 

In lieu of flowers memorials to either Safe Harbor Humane Society or Allay Home and Hospice. 

Casey Family Options Funerals and Cremations 

Stephen P. Casey, Owner and Funeral Director 

(262) 653-0667

Thoughts for Marion Claire Gyurina;

  • William Sorensen says:

    Stella and I offer our deepest condolences to all who remember my sister Marion for the beautiful and resolute lady she was – a force of nature, who guided and nurtured many.

      • Sorensen William says:

        I just re-visited your mother’s obituary.
        It’s been so very, very long since we’ve seen one another!
        You know you have my deepest condolences.
        At least your mother’s passing has given us a chance to get in touch.

        I’ll leave my contact information if you’d like to re-connect.

      • Sorensen William says:


        I just re-visited your mother’s obituary.
        I know it’s been decades since we’ve seen one another. You have my deepest condolences.
        I guess the best thing about such events is that we can again be in touch.

        I’ll leave my contact information if you’d like to re-connect.

  • Joyce Gyurina says:

    Warmest thoughts & deepest sympathy to my brother-in-law , Eddie , & all of my nieces & nephews. Ed & Marian were such a fine example of a loving couple & awesome parents & grandparents. A special family. She will not be forgotten as her legacy lives on through your kindness & caring.
    To your wonderful Dad, Ed, & each other.
    Sorry we can’t gather together but know that our thoughts & prayers are with you .
    Stay well & stay safe. Hugs & love to Ed & all!

  • We were sad to hear that Mark’s Mom passed away. We pray and give our warmest thoughts to the entire family for remembering her as a loving wife, mother, grandma and friend.
    Brent and Edie Bowen

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