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Marie Wurnig

Marie Wurnig
Marie Wurnig
- November 4, 2017

Marie Wurnig, 97, Sturgis, died Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Sturgis Regional Hospital.

Visitation will be 5 until 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Kinkade Funeral Chapel. Rosary services will be 7 :30 at the funeral chapel.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 6, 2017 at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with burial at St. Aloysius Cemetery.

A memorial has been established to St. Judes Hospital and the Knights of Columbus.

Marie was born on November 28, 1919, at Rapid City, South Dakota, to Leo and Martha (Raybourne) Ashland. She grew up in the Elk Creek area. She attended country school until the ninth grade when she began her high school education in Sturgis.

On June 3, 1946 she married George Wurnig at the Cathedral in Rapid City. They ranched at Hereford, South Dakota, until they retired in 1980 and moved to Sturgis. She lived there until her death.

Marie was a member of the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and the Black Hills Rosary Makers. In her final days she could be found making rosaries for the missions in Africa.

Survivors include her three daughters, Ann Mooney, Frankie (Pat) Deering, and Marty Hanson; seven grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and a special friend, Roberta Freeman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and a son in law.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.kinkadefunerals.com.



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