Barrick, Marietta Strodtman (1931-2020)
BARRICK, STRODTMAN, MURRAY
Posted By: Debbie Greenfield (email)
Date: 4/19/2021 at 17:08:22
Daily Freeman Journal
Webster City, Iowa
December 18, 2020
Marietta Barrick, 89, of Woolstock died Monday, December 14, 2020 at Van Diest Medical Center. Private family services will be held now due to COVID restrictions, with a public memorial in 2021. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is entrusted with the services.
Marietta Strodtman, daughter of Andreas William and Margaret Thelma Murray Strodtman, was born November 23, 1931 on the family farm near Pocahontas. She graduated in 1950 from Rockwell City High School. She obtained her nursing degree from St. Joseph Mercy School of Nursing in Fort Dodge. On April 16, 1955, Marietta was united in marriage to Raymond Addison Barrick at St. Francis Church in Rockwell City. To this union five children were born. The couple divorced March 22, 1987. After graduation, she worked as a nurse for Fort Dodge Mercy Hospital until 1957. Marietta worked for Hamilton County Public Hospital for 40 + years, with 25 years working in the OB department. She retired in 2000.
She is survived by her children, Michele Rae Barrick of Denver, CO, Murray Ray (Sarah) Barrick of Austin, TX, Michael John Barrick of Houston, TX, Mark Francis (Tina) Barrick of Rockford, IL; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brothers, Dennis Strodtman of Joliet, IL, and John Strodtman of Dewitt.
Marietta is preceded in death by her infant son, Michael Amos Barrick; her parents; siblings, Denise, and Robert and former husband, Ray A. Barrick.
She was an active member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, involved with the Catholic Daughters, past President of the Rosary Society, assisted with the blood bank and food bank. Marietta volunteered in the hospital gift shop, as school nurse for St. Thomas School, was a past 4-H leader, enjoyed playing cards with the Wall Lake Card Club, and belonged to the OTO club.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left in Marietta’s memory to St. Thomas Social Justice Committee to be used for food bank items.
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