Obituary for Marjorie Petricka

Marjorie was born January 24, 1924, the daughter of Edward and Mary (Wentz) Spindler in LeMars, Iowa.  There she was raised and attended school, graduating in 1941.  She was united in marriage to Robert Petricka on September 25, 1946, at St. James Catholic Church in LeMars.  With Robert serving in the United States Navy, the couple lived throughout the East Coast.  Following Robert’s service the couple moved to Northfield where they joined Robert’s brother, Francis, and operated Fran’s Red Owl, later to become Petricka’s County Mart.  Marjorie worked as the bookkeeper for the business.  Robert died in 1995.  Marjorie continued […]

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Marjorie was born January 24, 1924, the daughter of Edward and Mary (Wentz) Spindler in LeMars, Iowa.  There she was raised and attended school, graduating in 1941.  She was united in marriage to Robert Petricka on September 25, 1946, at St. James Catholic Church in LeMars.  With Robert serving in the United States Navy, the couple lived throughout the East Coast.  Following Robert’s service the couple moved to Northfield where they joined Robert’s brother, Francis, and operated Fran’s Red Owl, later to become Petricka’s County Mart.  Marjorie worked as the bookkeeper for the business.  Robert died in 1995.  Marjorie continued making her home in Northfield.

Marjorie enjoyed gambling and watching tv and movies.

Marjorie passed away, Friday, June 2, 2017, at Reflections of Three Links Care Center, at the age of 93.  She is survived by her nephews Jerry (Arlene) Trofler of LeMars, and Richard (Janet) Trofler of Dennison, IA.  She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and other family members.

Services for Marjorie will at Church of St. Dominic on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, beginning at 10:30 AM.  Visitation will be at Benson & Langehough Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, from 4 PM to 6 PM and one hour prior to the service in the church.  Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery in Northfield.  Arrangements by Benson & Langehough Funeral Home.  northfieldfuneral.com

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Funeral

June 7, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Church of St. Dominic - Northfield
104 Linden St N Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

Visitation

June 6, 2017 - 4:00 PM -

Benson & Langehough Funeral Home
201 East 4th Street Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

Burial

Burial

Oaklawn Cemetery
1415 Wall Street Rd Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

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