Marie Wood

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Services for Mrs. Marie Wood, 88, of Spencer, were held Monday, April 21, 2008, at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen officiated the service.

Interment took place at Riverside Cemtery of Spencer.

Marie passed away at Northshire Residence on April 18, 2008, at Northshire Residence in Spencer.

Marie Ella (Roskens) Wood, daughter of Martin and Anna (Bleeker) Roskens, was born Nov. 18, 1919, near Everly. She received her early education in the Waterford Township Rural Schools and graduated from Everly High School in 1937.

On May 16, 1941, Marie married Norman D. Wood at her family's home near Everly. Following their marriage, they farmed south of Spencer for three years before moving to their farm in Meadow Township.

Marie was an active member of the Spencer community. She was a long time member of Grace United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years and participated in various United Methodist Women's groups. She was a member of the Meadow Township and Clay County Farm Bureau Women.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Norman; and four brothers: Herman, Eite, Evert and Harold.

Marie is survived by one son, Ronald and wife, Kaye of Tulsa, Okla.; one daughter, Wanda Mitchell and husband, Larry of Dubuque; two granddaughters; one sister, Mildred Klett of Everly; and two sisters-in-law: Viola and Ruth Roskens -- of Spencer,

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.