Marie J. Payne, age 76, of Plymouth, passed away early Tuesday Morning (April 3, 2018) at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.

Marie was born on May 29, 1941 in Elkhart Lake, a daughter of the late Oscar G. Reimer Sr. and Mathilda (Holtzmann) Riemer.

She attended Elkhart Lake Grade School and High School.

On October 1, 1966, she married Gilbert W. Payne at Community United Church of Christ in Elkhart Lake. The couple has resided in the Town of Plymouth since their marriage. Her husband preceded her in death on January 22, 2011.

She worked at Durwood’s Restaurant in Plymouth for several years and at Borden’s for 42 years, retiring in 2003 and was a member of the Borden’s 25 Year Club.

Marie enjoyed birdwatching, crocheting, and her Pomeranian dogs.

Survivors include: Three sons: Bill (Sheila) Payne of St. Cloud, Brad (Mary) Payne of Sheboygan Falls, and Ben Payne of Plymouth; Two grandchildren: Alex and Dustin Payne of St. Cloud; Two step-grandchildren: Jamie (Aaron) Skrube of Sheboygan and Jeremy (Ashley) Setzer of Sheboygan Falls; Four step-great grandchildren: Danica and Evelyn Skrube, and Mason and Paxton Setzer; Three brothers-in-law: Tom Payne of Cedar Grove, Jerry (Betty) Payne of Adell, and Phil Payne of Little Elkhart Lake; Sisterin law: Virginia Payne of Sheboygan; and Her Plymouth Dairy Queen Gang.

She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, along with many other friends.

She was preceded in death by: Her parents; Father and mother-in-law: Norman and Sophie Payne; Three brothers: Vernon (Delores), August (Gladys), and Oscar Jr.; and Brother-in-law: Jim Payne.

Funeral services will be held on Friday Afternoon (April 6, 2018) at 3:30 P.M. at the Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth. Dale Miller will officiate. Cremation will take place following the services.

Visitation will take place at the Suchon Funeral Home on Friday (April 6) from 1:00 P.M. until the time of the services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Marie’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving her family. For online condolences, please visit

Marie has been a blessing to many!

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