Marian I. Siekas, 92, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, died Tuesday, April 9 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 13 at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, Reverend David Peterson, officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a Service of Remembrance at 7:00 p.m., Friday at David-Donehower Funeral Home. The visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Marian Ione Siekas was born November 29, 1920 in Leigh, Michigan to Don and Hazel (Postle) Eggleston. She lived in Nebraska until moving to Chassell, Michigan in 1937. Marian was united in marriage to Norman Siekas July 1, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan. She lived with her parents in Detroit while Norm served with the U. S. Army. In 1950, they moved to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. In the 1960’s, Marian worked for the Census Bureau and later for the Medicine Shop. Norm died in 2008.
Marian enjoyed playing cards, especially bridge, golf, being involved with Beta Sigma Phi, bowling with the Englund Furniture Bowling Team, picnics in the backyard, collecting recipe books and trying new recipes.
Survivors include two sons: Michael (LuAnn) of Crookston, Minnesota, David (Sharon) of Brainerd, Minnesota, a daughter: Gayle (Michael) Damlo of Detroit Lakes, 13 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, a brother: Verle (Marge) Eggleston of Santa Anna, California, sisters-in-law: Grave Eggleston of Orange, California, Darlene Seikas of Houghton, Michigan and Leila (Bob) Malmstrom of Lavonia, Michigan.
In addition to her husband, Norm, she was preceded in death by a son: Dennis, three sisters: Donna, Jan, Linda and a brother: Donald “Bud” Eggleston.
David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family.
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