THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Marie J. Motiff,
Marie J. (Johnson) Motiff, 85, of Green Bay, passed away Monday, February 5, 2018.
She was born April 8, 1932 in Green Bay, to Carl J. and Gladys (Marks) Johnson. Marie was a 1951 graduate of Green Bay West High School. On April 24, 1954 she married Raymond Motiff at Annunciation Catholic Church. Marie was employed at Kellogg Citizen Bank her entire career and retired in 1988.
Marie and Ray spent a lot of time at their second home in Amberg. There, she was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church where she served on the funeral dinner committee. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #428 and was the original organizer of the "Thank a Vet Light a Light" program started 17 years ago.
Marie enjoyed working with kids and volunteered at the Wausaukee Grade School assisting students. In Green Bay, she was a member of the Mary Guild of St. Mary's Hospital and a longtime member of St. Jude Catholic Church.
Marie was an avid Packers fan and especially loved to watch Brett Favre play. She loved her time spent up north, watching the deer and turkeys come into the yard along with the occasional bear. She loved attending her grandchildren's sporting events and horse shows. She had a love for painting ceramics and decorating for every season.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond; three children, Terri Cornette, Largo, FL, Steven and Darci Motiff, Green Bay and Mike and Desireé Motiff, Little Suamico; six grandchildren, Alex Cornette, Samantha Cornette, Brad & Aly Motiff, Ryan & Jessica Motiff, Cole Motiff and Morgan Motiff; great-grandchildren, Hunter Motiff and baby girl Motiff due in April; two sisters, Ethel VanLannen and Marjorie Lepp; nieces; nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister; seven brothers; her in-laws and son-in-law, David Cornette.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 followed by a Funeral Service at 7 p.m. Burial will be at Fort Howard Memorial Park. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.
Marie's family expresses their sincere gratitude to the staffs of St. Mary's Hospital, Aurora BayCare, and Unity Hospice for their kindness and compassionate care.