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Marion E. Nixdorf

Marion E. Nixdorf

September 2, 2017

Marion E. Nixdorf, age 89, of Eau Claire, WI, passed away September 2, 2017, at Dove South Healthcare, Eau Claire, WI. 

She was born on June 4, 1928, in Wausau, WI and graduated from high school in Athens, WI.  She was a graduate of Whitewater State Teacher’s College and earned her MBA in Business Education at the University of Wisconsin.  Marion was passionate about education and teaching, and taught in Wisconsin in the Jefferson, Neenah, and Plymouth school districts, as well as the St. Louis Park, MN school district.  She left teaching to work for Employers Mutual Insurance Company in California, then moved to Northbrook, IL where she co-authored textbooks on court reporting for Stenograph Incorporated.  She also worked in personnel with Lutheran Brotherhood.  Prior to her retirement, she returned to education as an administrator with Hennepin Technical College in Minnesota. Following her retirement, she traveled the world by air and sea, visiting every continent.   

She is survived by her brother Ronald (Yvonne) Nixdorf, her niece Ann (Robert) Ferraro, and great nephews Trey, Luke, and Andrew Ferraro.  She was preceded in death by her father Herbert, mother Esther, and nephew Eric Nixdorf.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials are made to Trinity Lutheran Church Visitation Fund or Feed My People.

 Funeral services will be held at 1:00 on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services with visitation one hour prior to the service.  Private inurnment will be held at a later date at the Athens Village Cemetery, Athens, WI. 

Friends and Family may offer condolences online at www.fullerspeckienhulke.com.

Hulke Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.


Visitation will be on Thursday at the funeral home from 12 pm (noon) until the time of services.


Funeral services will be held at 1:00 on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at Hulke Family Funeral Home.