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Grace Marlene Jonke
April 30, 1931 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old
On Saturday January 27, 2024, Grace Marlene Jonke of Baltimore, MD passed away. She was the devoted daughter of the late Roy and Florence Cline; loving wife of the late Edward John Jonke for 38 years; loving mother of Christopher Jonke, Mary C. Riggins, Anne L. Knowles and husband P.J. Knowles, Patrick J. Jonke and wife Katarina Jonke, Stephen J. Jonke and wife Rebekah R. Jonke; Cherished grandmother of Stewart M Riggins, Carson E. Riggins, Connor D. Knowles, Sophia and Theodore M. Jonke, Skye S. Jonke, and Emmett R. Jonke; Dear sister of the late Colin K. Kline.
Grace Marlene Jonke was raised in Baltimore, MD and attended Goucher College. After working overseas, she attended graduate school at University of Maryland where she became a librarian for Baltimore County Public Library for over 25 years. Grace was an avid gardener, loved to read and travel the world. She loved watching the Orioles and Ravens with her family.
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday February 3, 2024, at 2 pm at Lorraine Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Grace’s name may be made to Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore or Maryland School for the Blind.