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1935 Marilee 2020

Marilee Citsay

November 9, 1935 — September 22, 2020

Albert Lea

Marilee Elizabeth Citsay, age 84, of Albert Lea, passed away of natural causes at home with family, on September 22, 2020. She was born in Northwood, IA to Thorvin and Rose Hermanson. She was a 1955 graduate of Albert Lea High School.

She was a life-long member of Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea, MN. Her Norwegian heritage was important to her as she enjoyed rosemaling as a hobby and was a member of the Sons of Norway. She will be remembered for her selflessness, pleasant personality and quiet demeanor. She will be deeply missed by family and friends.

Marilee is survived by her children, Mark (Connie), Renee, and Bret (Sharon); grandchildren, Kayla, Ethan, Annika, and Thorvin; and siblings, Eldeen-Dixie Michaelis (Albert Lea) and Dennis Hermanson (Atlanta, GA).

She is preceded in death by her parents, Thorvin and Rose Hermanson (Albert Lea, MN); her brother Dean (Sioux Falls, SD); and sister, Delrose Rosenberg (Mason City, IA) in 2023.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea, MN.

 Memorials in her honor may be sent to Grace Lutheran Church, 918 Garfield Avenue, Albert Lea, MN 56007.




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