Marjorie J. (Kuzma) Wohrle

December 5, 1927 ~ February 13, 2021 (age 93)

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Marjorie J. Wohrle (nee Kuzma) 93 of Whiting, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Park Place of St. John, IN. She was the beloved wife of the late Louis E. Wohrle who passed away October 7, 1980; loving mother of James, John, David and the late Thomas; dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, John, James, Bernard and Michael Kuzma and three sisters, Mary Mateja, Irene Curtis and Anemarie Mamula Zurbriggan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 10:00am at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 119th Street and Lincoln Avenue, Whiting, with the Rev. Mark R. Peres, C.PP.S., officiating; interment to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond. There was no visitation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Baran Funeral Home, 1235-119th St., Whiting. Expressions of sympathy may be placed on-line at

Marge Wohrle was born on December 5, 1927 to Michael and Mary Kuzma. She was a lifelong resident of the Whiting-Robertsdale Community and was a graduate of Whiting High School, Class of 1946. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whiting, the St. John Rosary Society, the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Assoc., BR. 81 and “Golden Times”. She was a retiree of the Inland Steel Co., East Chicago. Margie was devoted to her family, her church and she loved to go dancing. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the St. John Steeple Renovation Fund, c/o St. John Church, 1849 Lincoln Ave., Whiting, IN 46394, would be appreciated.

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Mass of Christian Burial
February 19, 2021

10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
1849 Lincoln Avenue @ 119th Street
Whiting, Indiana 46394

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