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Marie Elizabeth Griess, 04 Apr 1961 - 15 Apr 2018

GRIESS, HAAS, SHERMAN, LONG

Posted By: Sandy Ficken (email)
Date: 5/18/2018 at 15:05:31

Graveside service for Marie E. Griess, 57, Amana will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 19, at the Amana Cemetery. She passed away peacefully with her family at her side on April 15, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Elder Alan Trumpold will officiate at the service.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the Middle Amana Church, Middle Amana.

Memorials may be made to the Safe Haven of Iowa County or the Amana Church Society.

Kloster Funeral home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.klosterfuneralhome.com.

Marie Elizabeth Griess was born April 4, 1961, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Theo and Betty Lou Haas Griess. She graduated from Amana High School in 1979 and was a great athlete. She was an avid sports fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes, Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bears. She was currently employed by the Amana Meat Shop in Amana and was a lifelong member of the Amana Church Society.

Marie was a person of not wanting, but rather of giving, especially when it came to her daughter and grandchildren. She was happy and had a very positive attitude that carried on throughout her illness. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew her.

The family would like to especially thank Iowa City Hospice, Paula Welsh, Dean Kinzenbaw Jr., Loves for Marie benefit and all the others from “Team Marie” for all of their care and support for Marie during her illness.

Williamsburg Journal Tribune, 25 Apr 2018
The Gazette, 17 Apr 2018 abbreviated


 

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