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Marian Francis Ottens

September 17, 1938 June 6, 2021
Marian Francis Ottens
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Obituary for Marian Francis Ottens

MARIAN FRANCIS OTTENS, 82, of Morristown, TN, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at the home of her son in Morristown, TN.

The funeral service will be 2:00 PM Friday, June 11, 2021, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Denver, IA with visitation from 12:00 Noon until the time of the service at the church. Rev. Dennis Hanson, pastor of Nazareth Lutheran Church of Cedar Falls, IA will be officiating. There will be a graveside service held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison, IL. The Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Marian was born September 17, 1938, in Denver, IA, to John William and Rose Anna (Oberheu) DeVries. Marian was educated in the Denver, IA grade schools and was a graduate of Denver High School. She then graduated with a nursing degree from Allen College in Waterloo, IA. She married LaVerne Ottens on November 10, 1962. He died in March of 1983. Marian later married Peder Finnberg and he died in June of 2018. She was a retired Registered Nurse from Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, IL. Marian was a former member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bethany Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake, IL. She was an avid bridge player.

Survivors include two sons, Bradford (Olga Lebedynska) Ottens of Morristown, TN and Jeffrey (Wendy Williams) Ottens of Huntley, IL; four grandchildren, Jeremy Ottens, Crystal Sadjak, Alexandria (Matt) Dornauer, Kristina Ottens; one great granddaughter, Madeline Dornauer; six sisters, Gerry (Keith) Schroeder of Waverly, IA, Betty Opelt of Grain Valley, MO, Jane (Steve) Novick of Cedar Falls, IA, Barbara (Wayne) Lageschulte of Waverly, IA, Norma DeVries of Cedar Falls, IA, and JoAnn DeVries of Denver, CO; three sisters-in-law, Luella Buis of Morrison, IL, Betty Matthews of Indio, CA, Merlene DeVries; one brother-in-law Harvey Ottens of Morrison, IL; many nieces and nephews.

Marian was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands, LaVerne Ottens and Peder Finnberg; one daughter, Stephanie R. Ottens; one brother, John DeVries; five sisters-in-law, Pauline Ottens, Katherine Bielema, Johanna Vegter, Jessie Dykema, Della Mae Deelsnyder; three brothers-in-law, David and Gerald Ottens, Jerry Opelt.

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Visitation

Friday

11

Jun

12:00 PM 6/11/2021 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6/11/2021 2:00:00 PM
St. Peter's Lutheran Church

540 E. Franklin Street
Denver, IA 50622

St. Peter's Lutheran Church
540 E. Franklin Street Denver 50622 IA
United States

Service

Friday

11

Jun

2:00 PM 6/11/2021 2:00:00 PM
St. Peter's Lutheran Church

540 E. Franklin Street
Denver, IA 50622

St. Peter's Lutheran Church
540 E. Franklin Street Denver 50622 IA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

12

Jun

1:00 PM 6/12/2021 1:00:00 PM
Grove Hill Cemetery

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Grove Hill Cemetery
East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States

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Location

Grove Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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