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Marcella G. Reichle

Marcella G. Reichle, 87 years old, of Alton, IA, died Monday, Feb.21, 2011, at Heritage House Nursing Home in Orange City, IA. 
        Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton with Rev. Paul Eisele officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton.  Visitation will be anytime after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011.  There will be a parish rosary at 5 p.m., and vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton.  Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.
        Marcie was born Nov. 19, 1923, at Granville, IA, the daughter of Bert & Mae (Kellen) Schnurr.  She was raised and educated in the Granville area graduating from St. Mary’s Academy in Alton in 1940.
        On Feb. 9, 1941 she married Harold J. Reichle at Granville, IA.  After their marriage the couple lived on a farm near Granville where she worked with her husband.  In 1950 they moved to the LeMars area and farmed.  In 1958 they moved to Canby, MN and farmed and returned to LeMars in 1960.  Marcie was employed at Kohout Cap Co.  In 1962 they moved to a farm near Carnes, IA.  In 1968 they moved to Alton where Marcie was employed at Hentges Hardware and eventually started working for Farmers Cooperative Elevator as a Bookkeeper.  Marcie retired in 1984.  Harold died Nov. 1986.  She resided in Alton until Jan. 2005 when she moved to Landsmeer Retirement Home.  Marcie had been a resident of the Heritage House Nursing Home since Feb. 2008.
        Marcie was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church & church guild.  She enjoyed sewing, quilting and crocheting.  She especially loved the times she spent with her children and grandchildren.
        Survivors include; Two sons and three daughters; Joyce Lancaster and her husband Darrel, Dale Reichle and his wife Deb all of LeMars, IA, Betty Holles and her husband Lloyd of Lincoln, NE, Judy Meis and her husband Mark, Bob Reichle and his wife Linda all of Alton;    20 Grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren; 4 sisters-in-law,  Tillie Reichle of Princeton, MN, Bertie Full of Canby, MN, Inez Reichle of Orange City, IA, Catherine Pohlen & her husband Clarence of Hospers;  Step sister-in-laws & brother-in-laws, Bob & Lorraine Fischer, Lorraine Becker all of Granville, IA, Florence Pottebaum of Alton, Jerry Meylor of Marcus, IA. 
        Preceded by: her parents, 2 sisters, Laurene Schnurr & Rita Poss & her husband Wilfred, daughter-in-law, Sharon Reichle; 4 brothers-in-law, John & Lawrence Reichle, Tony Grady & his wife Angie, Ray Full; 1 sister-in-law, Delia Alsup, step brothers & sisters-in-law, Lloyd Becker, Ferd Pottebaum, Lillian & Melvin Von Arb, Irene Meylor.
        Casket Bearers will be,  Tim & Ted Lancaster, Heath Reichle, Bart Holles, Chad Meis, Matt Reichle.
        Honorary Bearers will be, Grandchildren

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Judy and Mark, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother, Judy. Peace be with her and to your family. (daughter of Kathryn Ney)

Marilyn Ney Leberman Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Hello Betty, I'm so sad for you and your family during this time of loss. Your mother had to have been very proud of her lovely, large family. Take comfort in each other.

Gena Bathen Craig Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

You have been in our thoughts and prayers. Mom tries to keep me updated on family matters, and family is very important to us. We hope you can find comfort in knowing that lots of people care for you and Marcie.

Ruth (Pohlen) Funk Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Linda and Bob, it is with great regret that Dick tells me of the loss of your mother. My sympathies to you and your entire family. Francis Seivert Esquias, Honduras

Francis Seivert Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Bob and Linda : Sorry to here of your loss just to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers.. God Bless Love Barry and Julie Sitzmann

Julie and Barry Sitzmann Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Betty & Lloyd, May grace and Peace be with you in abundance at the loss of your Mother. Thinking of you.

Pete & Laura Zomermaand Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Dear Bob, Linda, and Family, You have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. I just read the obituary this morning and obviously she was a great great lady. Take Care, Richard Seivert

Richard Seivert Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to all on the death of Marcy. I remember alot of good times while Pastor at St. Mary's. To all of you children; you had a good mother. May she be given the reward of her labors. God's blessings to you and my prayers for you.

Fr. Jim Tigges Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Judy and Mark, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother, Judy. Peace be with her and to your family. (daughter of Kathryn Ney)

Marilyn Ney Leberman Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Hello Betty, I'm so sad for you and your family during this time of loss. Your mother had to have been very proud of her lovely, large family. Take comfort in each other.

Gena Bathen Craig Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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