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Marcella M. Holweg

Marcella M. Holweg

Marcella M. Holweg, 77, Grand Forks, ND passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks.

Marcella Margaret French was born on June 13, 1937 the daughter of Henry J. and Ernestine C. (Lessard) French in Grafton, ND. She attended Aloysius Academy, Oakwood, ND and later lived in Grafton. Marcella moved to Grand Forks in 1965 where she was employed in housekeeping for local hotels and motels. She married Luverne J. Holweg on September 26, 1970 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Grand Forks. After their marriage, they remained in Grand Forks.

She is survived by her husband, Luverne; sisters, Lorraine McCoy, Fountain Hill, AZ, Rose Kostecki, Devils Lake, ND, Germaine (Aime) Pokrzywinski, Manvel, ND, Jane (Donald) Osowski, Grafton, ND, Estelle (Daniel) Vanyo, Richfield, MN and Geraldine (William) DiRocco, Boise, ID; brothers, Joseph and Lawrence both of Minot, ND; 4 brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Blanch Snyder, Doris Langowski, Georgette Lizakowski, Clarabella French and Annabelle French; brothers, Wilmer and Marcel; 4 brothers-in-law.

Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in St. Michael's Catholic Church, Grand Forks, ND.

Visitation: One hour prior to the liturgy in the church on Wednesday.

Burial: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Oakwood, ND at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The online memorial registry may be signed at

(The Historic Norman Funeral Home, Grand Forks, ND)