(Née Ignatjevs) Passed away on August 5, 2017 at age 79. Beloved wife of the late Nicolas. Best Mom and mother-in-law of Lisa and David Pook and Paul and Pamela Sviatoslavsky. Proud and loved Bobbie to Nicholas and Caitlin Pook, Matthew Pook, and Isabelle and Justina Sviatoslavsky. Loving sister and sister-in-law to Nina and Robert East, the late Ksenija Ignatjevs, the late Dimitry Ignatiev, Kristin and Andy Cmeyla, Olga and George Nazaroff, and Wanda and the late Igor Sviatoslavsky.
Her nieces and nephews will miss their Aunt Marina and the loving family gatherings she gave them. Marina will also be remembered by her cousins, relatives, church sisters, many friends, bridge partners, and her kind and attentive book club ladies.
Marina diligently and humbly supported Holy Trinity Church as a long-time council member, leader of the church sisterhood, and choir member. She spent her career with Greendale Schools and was an active community volunteer. An avid reader and gardener, Marina was most happy giving of herself to family and friends.
Visitation at the funeral home on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 4 -7 PM, with memorial service (panikhida) at 7 PM. Visitation at Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, 8635 W. Warnimont Ave., Milwaukee, on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 9 AM, followed by a funeral service at 10 AM. Interment Arlington Park Cemetery.