Marcella Schick, age 94, of Olivia died Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at RenVilla Nursing Home in Renville. Funeral services are Friday, October 26th at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Olivia with Rev. Rick Tuttle officiating. Burial is in the Olivia Cemetery. Visitation is Friday at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church for one hour prior to the funeral. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service of Olivia
Marcella Lois Schick was born July 15, 1924 at Granite Falls, MN, to Randolph and Anna (Berg) Johnson. She was baptized October 12, 1924 by the Rev. O.J. Erickson at Hawk Creek Lutheran Church. Marcella was confirmed April 30, 1939 at United Lutheran Church in Granite Falls by Rev. O. J. Erickson. She graduated from Granite Falls High School on June 3, 1943. She married Kenneth Schick on March 27, 1950 at United Lutheran Church in Granite Falls and they were blessed with three children. She was an active member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid Afternoon Circle for 45 years and had served in various offices. She also belonged to her Birthday Club and did volunteer work at the school and nursing home for many years.
Marcella is survived by her granddaughter Cozy Schick (and Jeremiah Nelson), her two great-grandchildren Elania Doty and Kevin Nelson; and her former daughter-in-law Penny Schick. Marcella was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Kenneth; her three children: Deborah Schick, Kevin Schick and Denise Cumming; her son-in-law Bob Cumming; and her siblings: Arvid, Dennis, Rayden, Dorothy, Norma, Phyllis, Sylvia, and Delores.
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