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Published May 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Marjorie Grahn

Marjorie Grahn, 97, a resident of rural Vergas, MN, died on May 17, 2013 at Frazee Care Center in Frazee, Minnesota.

Marjorie Hitz was born March 23, 1916 the daughter of Frank and Marie (Havenstein) Hitz. On February 4, 1942 Marjorie was united in marriage with Ellsword Grahn at the Peace Lutheran Parsonage in Antigo, WI. Marjorie and Ellsword made their home in rural Vergas. Marjorie helped Ellsword on the farm. They operated a saw and planing mill and also processed maple syrup. Ellsword died on April 30, 1983.

Marjorie Grahn

Marjorie Grahn, 97, a resident of rural Vergas, MN, died on May 17, 2013 at Frazee Care Center in Frazee, Minnesota.

Marjorie Hitz was born March 23, 1916 the daughter of Frank and Marie (Havenstein) Hitz. On February 4, 1942 Marjorie was united in marriage with Ellsword Grahn at the Peace Lutheran Parsonage in Antigo, WI. Marjorie and Ellsword made their home in rural Vergas. Marjorie helped Ellsword on the farm. They operated a saw and planing mill and also processed maple syrup. Ellsword died on April 30, 1983.

Marjorie was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She enjoyed planting flowers, gardening, and crocheting.

She is survived by her brother Gordon Hitz, Antigo, WI, and several nieces and nephews.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two sisters: Evelyn Lemmons and Marion Pregler; five brothers: Clarence, Edward, Eugene, Laverne and Arthur.

Visitation: one hour prior to the service at the church

Service: 10:00 a.m. - Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Zion Lutheran Church on Lake Franklin, rural Pelican Rapids, MN.

Clergy: Pastor Dale Pepelnjak and Intern Pastor Sue Johnson

Burial: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota.

Funeral Home: Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota

Online Guestbook: www.larsonfuneralpelicanrapids.com

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