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Official Obituary of

Marcella Frances Ertz

August 20, 1926 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Marcella Ertz Obituary

Marcella Frances Ertz , 97, formerly of Burlington, passed away in Papillion, NE, where she had moved about four years ago to be close to her brother and sister-in-law.

Marcella was born at St. Francis Hospital in Burlington to Francis Bernard “Pete” and Mary Jennie Thibedeau Ertz on August 20, 1926.

She graduated from St. Paul’s High School and was a lifetime member of St John’s Catholic Church.  She loved to travel, making many trips as a buyer for Schramm’s for over 60 years.  She visited family in many parts of the world, loved to do needlework, read and watch old movies.

Survivors that mourn her passing are brother Ernest J. (Shirley) Papillion NE; nephews and nieces Jerry Hoenig, Colleen (Darrius) Baker, Tara (Paul) Koestner, Kathy Hoenig, Sarah Hoenig, Michael (Sohee) Ertz, Dan (Heidi) Ertz, Sara Schmidt,  Phil (Daffodil) Schmidt, Mary Schmidt, Lori Ertz and several great nieces and nephews. 

Preceding her in death are parents, brother Gene (Elinor) and sisters Lorraine (Bernard) Hoenig, Mildred,  Marjorie (Richard) Schmidt, nephews Ken Hoenig, Larry Hoenig, Ron Ertz, Ed Ertz and niece Collette High. 

Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM where the family will receive friends Friday, March 1, 2024, at Divine Mercy Parish-St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

The Funeral Mass of the Resurrection for Ms. Ertz will be 11:00 AM Friday, March 1, 2024, at Divine Mercy Parish-St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, please enjoy Marcella’s favorite meal, McDonald’s cheeseburger kids meal and a coke. 

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Services

Family Receive Friends
Friday
March 1, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Divine Mercy Parish - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
700 Division Street
Burlington, IA 52601

Funeral Mass of the Resurrection
Friday
March 1, 2024

11:00 AM
Divine Mercy Parish - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
700 Division Street
Burlington, IA 52601

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