Marion Eggersgluess, age 86, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at GlenFields Living with Care in Glencoe Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held Friday, March 1, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota, with interment following at the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 1, 2019, from 10:00-11:00 A.M., one hour prior the service at the church.
Marion Alice (Litzau) Eggersgluess was born on January 12, 1933, in Green Isle Township, Sibley County, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Henry and Winnie (Milbrand) Litzau. Marion was baptized as an infant on January 29, 1933, by Pastor A. Dysterhoft and later was confirmed in her faith as a youth on April 14, 1946, by Pastor H. H. Schaller both at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Helen Township, rural Glencoe, Minnesota. Her confirmation verse was 1 Corinthians 6:20 – “We are bought with a price therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s”. Marion received her education in Glencoe, Minnesota, graduating with the Steven’s Seminary – Glencoe High School on May 31, 1951.
On June 5, 1953, Marion was united in marriage to Lyle Otto Eggersgluess by Pastor Karl J. Plocher at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Helen Township, rural Glencoe, Minnesota. They made their home in Glencoe. In November of 2016, Marion moved to Grand Meadows and then in January of 2019, she moved to GlenFields. Marion and Lyle shared over 54 years of marriage until Lyle passed away on January 24, 2008.
In addition to being a loving wife, mother and homemaker, Marion worked outside the home. She worked at the Glencoe Hospital in medical records from 1951-1955 and then again in 1970 until her retirement. She also worked at Shamla Oil in Glencoe as a bookkeeper. She was a faithful member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, and was involved in the Altar Guild. Marion was also very active in the Glencoe VFW Auxiliary Post #5102 in Glencoe.
Marion enjoyed bowling, fishing, spending time at their trailer on Lake Andrew by Alexandria, watching sports, playing cards and working crossword puzzles. She was a loving grandmother and great grandmother and cherished time spent with her family and friends.
Marion passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at GlenFields Living with Care in Glencoe, Minnesota, at the age of 86 years, 1 month, and 14 days.
Blessed be her memory.
Marion is survived by her:
Sons, Neil Eggersgluess and his wife, Cindy, of Plato, MN,
Keith Eggersgluess and his wife, Kathy, of Arlington, MN;
Grandchildren, Katie Rauch and her husband, Nick, of Arlington, MN,
Krista Stadick and her husband, Tom, of New Ulm, MN;
Great Grandchildren, Bennett Rauch, Taylor Rauch, Aiden Stadick, Alex Stadick;
Sisters, Edna Kruschke and her husband, Gordon, of Glencoe, MN,
Anita Thiesfeld of Glencoe, MN;
Brother-In-Law, Dennis Eggersgluess and his wife, Alice, of Glencoe, MN;
Sister-In-Law, Adeline Litzau of Glencoe, MN;
Nephews, Nieces, Other relatives and many friends.
Marion was preceded in death by her Parents, Henry and Winnie Litzau; Husband, Lyle Eggersgluess; Brothers, Melvin Litzau, Gene Litzau and his wife, Helaine; Sisters, Lenora Swanson and her husband, Alvin, Mabel Raether and her husband, Herbert; Brother-In-Law, Melvin Thiesfeld.