Edythe Jean Marnich, age 86, died on Monday, October 5, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. Jean Marnich, daughter of Sam and Rose (Sandretto) Paleri grew up in Chisholm, MN. She attended Chisholm Public Schools and graduated from High School in 1952. After high school, Jean worked at various jobs in Chisholm, Indiana and Minneapolis. On June 15, 1957, Jean married Paul Marnich from Buhl. They made their home in Finlayson where Paul taught High School and raised their 5 children; Debbie, Kathy, Mike, David and Lisa. Jean was a member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Ladies Guild, Finlayson Commercial Club, an election judge, and sold Daffodils for the American Cancer Society. Jean enjoyed family gatherings at her home, as well as traveling to visit relatives in Minnesota and Indiana. She spent several winters in Arizona. Jean is survived by her Children, Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews. Interment will be at the Catholic Church cemetery in Finlayson at a future date. Cremation services by Cremation Society of MN.
Harold Louis Ruhnke, “Bampa,” age 89 of Wrenshall, passed away Monday, November