Marlyn Respalje

Date of Death: Jul 30, 2019
Marlyn Respalje

1942 - 2019

Marlyn Respalje, 77, of Brandon, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac with family by his side.

Marlyn was born April 17, 1942 in Brandon, the son of Wilbert and Sylvia Daane Respalje. Marlyn graduated from Brandon High School in 1960. On April 17, 1964 he married Joyce Ter Beest in Alto. The couple resided in Brandon all their married lives. Marlyn enjoyed many hobbies. He was a member of Alto Christian Reformed Church where he served as deacon. Marlyn worked in construction for 43 years and retired as a Superintendent.

Marlyn is survived by his wife, Joyce Respalje of Brandon; a son, Jeff (Deanna) Respalje of Waupun; two daughters: Jodie TenPass of Waupun and Jill Bendik of Deltona, FL; grandchildren: Justin & Grant TenPass, Lauren (Andrew) Eden, and Rylee and Deven Respalje; a brother, Maynard Respalje of Brandon; along with brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Merlin in infancy.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun and on Thursday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


Services for Marlyn Respalje will be held Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Alto Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Forsell Gappa officiating.


Burial will follow at Oak Mound Cemetery.



  1. Rick Syms Says: August 11, 2019 at 9:22 am

    I worked with Marley for over 40yrs.I loved every minute it.he made work a real joy.I sorry for your loss.he will be missed

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