DECORAH - Marian V. Ness, 87, of Decorah, died Wednesday morning, June 18, 2014 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, after suffering a severe stroke and while in hospice care.
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Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 23, at First Lutheran Church in Decorah with the Rev. Chad Huebner and the Rev. Melissa Bills officiating. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date in Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery in Slater, Iowa.
Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday, at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church.
Marian is survived by her four children: Dorothy (Paul) Gray, Oelwein, Iowa, Susan (Jeff) Johnson, Decorah, Iowa, Paul (Lori) Ness, Winona, Minnesota and Timothy (Jayne) Ness, Birmingham, Alabama; eleven grandchildren: Brian (Julie) Sparks, Lisa (Dan) Shaw, Daniel (John) Johnson, Kirsten (Brad) Paulsrud, Michael (Jenny) Ness, Brian (Rachel) Ness, Caroline Sparks, David Ness, Emily Ness, John Ness and Madeline Ness; five great grandchildren: Tyler Shaw, Abby Shaw, Anika Paulsrud, Lila Paulsrud and Joshua Ness; one brother, Rev. Dwight Elving of Seattle, Washington; one sister, Vivian (Philip) Tideman of Wahkon, Minnesota; and by brothers and sisters-in-law Harold (Jean) Ness, Irene Lundquist, and Marjorie Elving.
Online condolences may be made at www.fjelstul.com
Fjelstul Funeral Home - Decorah
306 East Water Street Decorah, IA 52101
Published in Oelwein Daily Register on June 20, 2014