Ochocki Marie C. Ochocki (Fernkes), age 83 of Minnetonka, passed away in peace July 19, 2003 at Methodist Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bird Island, MN to Lena & Frank Fernkes. She graduated from St. Catherine's School of Nursing. She was a veteran of the AF Nurses Corp, served as an RN in various hospitals and for 15 years at Oak Terrace Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Cecilia Wilson, Gloria Newberger; and brothers, August and Frances (Fritz). Lovingly survived by her husband of 57 years, Harry; daughters, Carol Robinson, Mary Jo (Jim) DuGranrut; and sons, Daniel (Vicki), Thomas (Kim); several grandchildren, nieces and nephews; sisters, Lorraine (John) Ashbaugh; brother, Robert (Lois) Fernkes; sisters-in-law, Eleanor and Mary. Marie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved her family and made everyone around her feel loved and cared for. Family visitation will be 1 hour prior to Memorial Mass on Thursday at 11am at the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 13505 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the State Services for the Blind. Washburn-McReavy 952-938-9020

Published on July 20, 2003

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