Marthe M Oke

April 1st, 1934 to March 30th, 2020
Marthe Marie Oke, 85, of Port Huron, formerly of Romeo, died Monday, March 30, 2020. She was born April 1, 1934 in Strasbourg, France to the late Madeleine Marie and Joseph Paul Christ. She married Albert J. Panknin in April of 1954. He died December 21, 1969. She married Charles Oke in August of 1974. He died December 18, 1986. Marthe owned and operated Oke Nursery in Romeo, Michigan for many years with her husband Charles. She enjoyed gardening and loved bowling. She is survived by five children, Philip (Heidi) Panknin, Paula (Paul) Ratzow, Brian Panknin, Barbara Gottschalk, and Marc (Michelle) Oke; 11 grandchildren, Erik and Kurt Panknin, Jason Ratzow, Jessica (Adam) Roberts, Daniel, Madison, and Julie Panknin, Derek (Briana) Gottschalk, Dena Gottschalk, Olivia and Charlotte Oke; four great grandchildren, Braiden, Jackson, and Logan Roberts, and Beau Gottschalk; a sister, Bette Gonon; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Connie Panknin; son-in-law, Dennis Gottschalk; two granddaughters, Jennifer Ratzow and Lily Oke; brother, Pierre Christ; and a brother-in-law, Bernard Gonon. Private family services have been held. Memorials may be made to McLaren Hospice. Arrangements are by Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. To send condolences, visit .

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