July 30, 2013
LANDECK — Marciel Elizabeth Etzkorn, 93, died at 12:05 p.m. July 29, 2013, at VanCrest Health Care Center, Delphos.
She was born April 22, 1920, in Delphos to A.J. and Theresa Spieles Pohlman, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 16, 1941, she married Paul L. Etzkorn, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Etzkorn was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Landeck, where she had been a member of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia, the Mothers Club and the Altar Rosary Society, where she had served as president. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting and gardening. She loved to travel and truly enjoyed her family and made everyone feel welcome. She had a gift of relating to people and always made others feel very special.
Survivors include two sons, David (Judy) Etzkorn, of Rochester Hills, Mich., and John Etzkorn, for Fort Wayne, Ind.; two daughters, JoAnn (Rick) Young and Paula (Dale) Warnecke, both of North Royalton; a sister, LaDonna Peterson, of Delphos; a brother, Paul (Margaret) Pohlman, of Delphos; and seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, William Etzkorn; three brothers, Raymond, Jerome and Harold Pohlman; and three sisters, Helen Dickman, Marie Berres and Ruth Pohlman.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Landeck. Father Chris Bohnsack will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Harter & Schier Funeral Home, where a parish wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.