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Marion A Follmuth

Funeral services for Marion A. Follmuth, age 92, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 13, 2017, at St. Theodore Catholic Church.  Father Russell Scepaniak will officiate. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Marion died Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Camilia Rose Care Center in Coon Rapids.

Marion A. Follmuth was born January 11, 1925 in Minneapolis, the daughter of Edward and Margarette Cragg. She graduated from Humboldt High School in Humboldt, Iowa and went on to attend St. Joseph Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Fort Dodge, Iowa.  Marion was a Registered Nurse at Naeve Hospital and Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea. On July 25, 1949, Marion married Berton Follmuth at St. Theodore Catholic Church, where they were members. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially her annual leaf jumping in the fall. She enjoyed attending her children and grandchildren’s many sporting events, dance recitals, music concerts, and graduations. Marion loved wintering in Florida with family.

Marion is survived by her children, Paul (Cindy) Follmuth, Mary (John) Tenold, Pamela (Scott) Tovar, Patricia Crane, Michael Follmuth, and Peter (Mary Jo) Follmuth; 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren; brothers, Lyle (Shirley) Sorensen and Jens Sorensen, Jr.

Marion was preceded in death by her parents and step-parents; husband, Berton; sons, Gregory and James; infant grandson, Matthew; infant brother, Russel; brothers, Gene and John Sorensen; sisters-in-law, Joyce, Linda, and Madelyn Sorensen; daughter-in-law, Janice Follmuth; and son-in-law, Richard Crane.

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I am so sorry to hear of your loss!  I remember Marion's fun loving spirit, very well and am pretty sure there could be a hot game of Whist going on, in heaven, between the Follmuth's and the Kral's.  God bless you, all!  May your memories be fond and vivid!

Judy Olson Mar 13 2017 12:00 AM

Prayers to the family of Marion we were neighbors in rural Glenville May God Bless One day at a time

Bernice King Mar 12 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Pam and family - I am so sorry for your loss.  May God's grace see you through these difficult days ahead, and comfort you.  Hold on to your memories close..  God bless.

Jane Beighley

Jane Beighley Mar 10 2017 12:00 AM

Very sorry about your loss!  I know she was a treasured family member and have always heard such great stories about your times together.  My family has you all in our prayers during this difficult time.

Vanessa Phillips Mar 10 2017 12:00 AM

Our sympathies to Paul, Cindy and families .  Marion will be missed by all of you, but you have your treasured memories to share with each other and to build on to.  The leaf jumping always sounded like so much fun!!!

Peggy Ching Mar 10 2017 12:00 AM