Born July 4, 1922, Marie-Luise was raised and educated in Germany. After World War II she met her future husband, Robert, and on April 1, 1950 they were married in Munich, Germany. During Robert's military career, they lived in Nebraska, Minnesota, Alabama, and settled in Marin County, Calif. She lived there until 2008 when she moved to Medford, Ore. where she passed away May 18, 2013.

She is survived by her son, Mark aka Otis; her daughter, Karin; and grandchildren, Alexis, Sterling, and Marcus.

She will be buried with Robert who passed away in 1976 at the San Francisco National Cemetery-Presidio.

In her memory, you may donate to your favorite charity.

We will miss our very loving and elegant mother.