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Marian Bernice (Smeltzer) Fitzgerald

September 12, 1921 ~ January 16, 2021 (age 99)

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Fitzgerald (Smeltzer),  Marian Bernice age 99 of Columbia Heights was born September 12, 1921 in Nelson, Wisconsin.  Preceded in death by parents Bert and Ethel (Anderson) Smeltzer; husband Joseph Donald Fitzgerald; son-in-law Kenneth George Reinking; sister and brother-in-law Evelyn and Paul Brantner, Arville and Richard Kuhn, Marcella and Everett Marcou; brother and sister-in-law Willmer “Bill” and Arline Smeltzer; brothers-in-law James Emmett Fitzgerald, Edward Emmanuel and Margaret “Midge” Fitzgerald; sisters-in-law Anna E and Richard “Dick” Jungwirth,  Margaret “Peggy” and George Klinkhamer; nieces: Jo Ann Marcou,  Patricia Jungwirth, Christina Jungwirth, nephew: David Jungwirth; great nieces Tara Fitzgerald, Angel Melke; great nephews Bryce Smeltzer, Charlie Jungwirth, Alex Marcou and Andrew Marcou. Survived by daughter Jackie Reinking; brother and sister-in-law Glen and Dorothy Smeltzer; sister-in-law Audrey Fitzgerald; nieces and nephews Sandy Brown, Dennis Brantner, Ron Marcou, Blaine Marcou, Jean Roth, Diane Fox, Rick Smeltzer, Randy Smeltzer, Kevin Smeltzer, Paulette Norby, Sue Van Osdale, Brian Smeltzer, Kathy  Kemp, Lora Hendricks, James Fitzgerald, Catherine Dyball, Cynthia Janseen, Mike Fitzgerald, Marueen Fitzgerald, Patricia Fitzgerald, Peggy Ohlauser, Edward Fitzgerald, Brian Fitzgerald, Thomas, Fitzgerald, Patty Fitzgerald, Dennis Klinkhamer, Mike Klinkhamer, George Klinkhamer, Steve Klinkhamer, Kathleen King, Mary Jamieson, Ann Datko, Joan Russell, Nancy Rick, Colleen Slawson, Richard Jungwirth, Mary Heubl, Donald Jungwirth, Mark Jungwirth, John Jungwirth, Patrick "Tm" Jungwirth; specials friends Tess, Crystal, Jada, James and Cheyenne Deel. Visitation 5-8 PM Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, 6210 Hwy 65 NE, Fridley 763-571-1300.  Funeral service Wed. 11 AM with visitation one hour prior all at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church, 6180 Hwy 65 NE, Fridley.  Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. 



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January 26, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home
6210 Hwy. 65 NE
Fridley, MN 55432

January 27, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Philip s Lutheran Church (Fridley)

Funeral Service
January 27, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Philip s Lutheran Church (Fridley)

January 27, 2021

1:00 PM
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55450

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