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Marcella C. Farkas

Godfrey | Sunday, December 14 2014

Marcella C. Farkas, age 87, of Godfrey, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014. She had been living at Provision Living at Godfrey.

She was born January 3, 1927, in Hardin, the daughter of George and Lucille (Holzwarth) Lorsbach. She married Stephen Farkas on November 25, 1950, in Hardin, and he survives.

Marcella enjoyed square dancing with her husband, as well as bowling and sewing. Her greatest joys were being with her kids, grandkids, and her family. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

In addition to her husband Stephen; she is survived by three daughters and a son-in-law, Laura Farkas of St. Louis, MO, Susan Ruckman of Godfrey, and Teresa and David Wagner of Johnstown, OH; a son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Kim Farkas of Godfrey; eight grandchildren, Christopher and his wife Jenny, Jared, and Tyler Ruckman, David, Benjamin, and Noah Wagner, and Zach and Molly Farkas; and  a sister-in-law, Lois Lorsbach of Hardin; and many other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Marie Duepner; and two brothers, Cecil and George Lorsbach.

Visitation will be held Friday, December 19, 2014, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey. Friends may also visit prior to the funeral service Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10:00 am in the funeral home chapel.

Burial will take place in St. Norbert’s Cemetery in Hardin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.


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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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