Obituary: Marjorie Jane Fink – Door County Pulse

30 June 1932 to 11 May 2022

Marjorie Jane Fink, “Marge” to all who knew and loved her, 89, of Sturgeon Bay, died early Wednesday morning, May 11, 2022 at Jack & Ingrid Ming Unity Hospitality Residence in the town of Ledgeview.

She was born on June 30, 1932 in Camden, New Jersey, the daughter of Dr. Arthur Gummersal Pratt and Vivian Isabel (Betty) Pratt. Marge attended Haddonfield Memorial High School in Haddonfield, New Jersey and played on the tennis and field hockey teams. After graduating in 1950, she continued to study history at the New Jersey College for Women (now Douglas College, part of Rutgers University) in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Marge graduated in class of 1954. She married Robert Elwin Fink on September 25, 1954 at her church, Haddonfield Baptist Church. They first met at a local tennis club.

Marge and Bob started their family and resided in Haddonfield, New Jersey. They moved to Palatine, IL in the early 1960s. Marge worked as an assistant teacher at Marion Jordan Elementary School in PalatineAnd IL for a short period of time. She devoted her primary care to raising her family at home. Marge and Bob played tennis together and were the champions of the Northwest Suburban Chicago Mixed Tag Team Championship for six years in a row. Marge was also a finalist at the Middle States Tennis Championships.

In 1991, they retired to Door County, WI and resided in Sturgeon Bay. Together they attended the United Methodist Church of Sturgeon Bay. Marge was an active member of the church and served on several committees. She has been a long-time member of the international women’s fraternity and charitable organization, PEO, Chapters in Palatine, IL and Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Chapter EI is based in Sturgeon Bay. Marge has volunteered with Meals on Wheels in Sturgeon Bay, helping with deliveries for over 25 years. She has been an avid tennis player her whole life and has enjoyed playing at Haddonfield Club in New Jersey, Barrington Tennis Club in Illinois, and also at Otumba Park in Sturgeon Bay, among other places. Marge has enjoyed traveling in the United States and more than 20 countries. She also loves spending time at her cottage in Green Bay. Above all, she loved her family.

She will be missed by her dear husband Bob Marge, who has blessed her with a marriage of over 67 years; four children, Diane Fink (Richard Green) of Oakton, Virginia, Linda (Herman) Gloria of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Gary (Ann) Fink of Hillsboro, Mo., and Tracy (Ernest) Dick of Chicago, Illinois; four grandchildren, Leo, Jesse Green, David and Robert Gloria; one brother, Robert (Alex) Pratt of Portland, MI; brother-in-law, Sally Pratt of Belin, New Mexico; other relatives; and friends.

It preceded the death of her parents; Two brothers are Dr. William Pratt and Wayne Pratt. Husband’s siblings, Jim (Eunice) Fink, Evelyn (William) Johnston, Raymond (Peggy) Fink, David (Marilyn) Fink; and other relatives.

Marge’s life will be honored with a memorial service taking place at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 16, 2022 at Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church with Reverend David Leistra.

The service will be broadcast live on the Facebook page “Huehns Funeral Home, Inc. & Door County Crematory LLC” (www.facebook.com/HuehnsFuneralHome). Those expecting to view the service on Facebook are encouraged to “like” or “follow” the funeral home Facebook page at any time prior to the service to receive a notification of the live broadcast.

Visiting friends and family will take place at the church on Mondays from 10:00 am until service time.

Memorials may be presented in her honor to PEO Chapter EI (6077 Trillium Ln., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235).

Our family would like to express our sincere thanks to the staff of Unity Hospice for the wonderful and passionate care given to Marge/our mother. ”

Huehns Funeral Home, Inc. is helping. and Door County Crematory LLC in Sturgeon Bay, the Fink family. Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos of Marjorie can be shared with her family through her honors page at www.huehnsfuneralhome.com.

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