Feb. 16, 1942-Dec. 26, 2012
MARSHALL - Mass of Christian Burial for Marian Ertz, 70, of Marshall will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in Wilno. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m. at the church with a Rosary at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in St. Genevieve Catholic Cemetery in Lake Benton.
She died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.
Marian Grace Sik was born Feb. 16, 1942, the youngest child of Frank and Theresa (Pytlewicz) Sik. Marian married Donald W. Ertz on Nov. 30, 1974.
Marian attended high school at Ivanhoe Public school. She took pride in the jobs she held especially selling Avon products. She was an exceptional housekeeper and had a kind and generous heart providing care to Donald's brother, Leonard, till his passing. She enjoyed living on the farm near Lake Benton. She and her husband Donald spent many winters at their home in Texas. She retired to Boulder Estates in Marshall.
Marian is survived by her brother, Lawrence Sik; sisters, Leona (Sik) Sovell and Joan (Sik) Lipinski; one brother-in-law and several sisters-in-law. She is also remembered by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; infant son, Lawrence Frank; parents, Frank and Theresa Sik; brothers, Clem, Donald and Jerome; sisters, Regina (Sik) Lozinski, Irene (Sik) Drietz; also brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.