Marie Rose Sertich
11/11/1927 - 11/23/2018
Marie Rose Sertich, 91, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at Viewcrest Heath Facility in Duluth. A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Range Funeral Home at 11:00 am with visitation beginning at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.
Marie Rose (Hoffman) Sertich was born November 11, 1927 in Buyck, MN. She was the daughter of Stanley and Rose (Lasky) Hoffman. Marie attended elementary school in Buyck and graduated from the Orr High School in 1946. After graduation, she worked as a nurse’s aide at the University Hospital in Minneapolis.
She enrolled in beautician’s college in Minneapolis and was employed as a beautician at Sadie’s Beauty Shop in Virginia, MN. While in Virginia, she met and married Greg Sertich of Virginia. Later she was employed at the Cluet Peabody Shirt Factory in Virginia.
After her husband was elected St. Louis County Sheriff, they moved to Duluth. While in Duluth, she worked as a nurse’s aide at the Aftenro Nursing Home. Upon retirement, the move was made back to Buyck, MN where the winter months were enjoyed RVing to San Carlos, Mexico and later to Apache Junction, AZ. Many summer weekends were spent traveling to polka festivals with family and friends.
Her quick smile and the love and care she gave to others will make her sadly missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Rose Hoffman; husband of 68 years, Greg Sertich; sisters, Dorothy Halvorson and Jessie Rutar; brothers, Anthony, Theodore, Stanley, Donald, and Albert Hoffman.
She is survived by four children, Greg (Linda) Sertich, Peggy (Steve) McGregor, Brad (Ann) Sertich, and Gayle (Jay) Hunger; nine grandchildren, Matthew (Mary) McGregor, Joe Hunger, Angela (Jason) Arnett, Kyle Kristen (Mike) Nordeen, Tony Sertich, Andy (Nicole) Hunger, Michael (Shawna) Sertich, Mary (Nick) Adey, and Crystal Sertich; five great grandchildren, Bradley Arnett, Audrey Adey, Andi Nordeen, Alice Nordeen, and Eleanor McGregor; and brother, Charles Hoffman