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Marian E. Meng 1924-2010

Sep 28, 2010

RUTHVEN — Funeral service for Marian E. Meng of Ruthven is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. The Rev. Luther Thoresen will officiate.

Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Ruthven. The Marti-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today, Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Ruthven.

Mrs. Meng died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer. She was 85.

Marian Ethel Meng, daughter of James and Myrtle (Olson) Rezabek, was born Sept. 27, 1924, in Fort Dodge. She began school in Rutland and graduated from Fort Dodge High School in 1941.

In 1943, Marian and Raymond Katnik were married. To this union two girls were born.

Marian was employed as a night telephone operator in Ruthven and then she candled eggs at the B &?M Produce. On Sept. 30, 1953, Marian married Glenn Meng. She was a seamstress for many years.

Marian was a devoted member of Zion Lutheran Church and active in Circle.

She is survived by her daughters, Carol (Bill)?Nicholas of Spearfish, SD, and Diane Ackerman of White Cloud, MI; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Also surviving are two brothers, Glenn Rezabek of Ruthven and Charles Rezabek (Rita)?of Emmetsburg.

Mrs. Meng was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Glenn; and a son-in-law, Michael Ackerman.

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