Marian A “Mick” <I>Bode</I> Fitch

Marian A “Mick” Bode Fitch

Austinville, Butler County, Iowa, USA
Death 3 Jul 2008 (aged 91)
Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Burial Austinville, Butler County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 89987578 · View Source
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Marian B. "Mick" Fitch, 91, of Marshalltown, formerly of Garwin, died Thursday, July 3, 2008, at Villa del Sol Nursing Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 7, 2008 at the Garwin United Methodist Church with Pastor Harry Wach officiating. Interment will be in the Austinville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 6, 2008 at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Memorials may be made in Marian's name to the Garwin United Methodist Church or Iowa River Hospice.
Born on May 15, 1917 in Austinville, Iowa, she was the daughter of R.C. and Lena (Voss) Bode. Marian graduated from Ackley High School. On September 7, 1940, she married Frank E. Fitch in Aplington. To this union, two children were born, Tom and Mary. In 1953, the family moved to Garwin. Marian and Frank bought a grocery store, which they named Fitch's General Store. They operated their business until they sold the store and retired in 1977. Marian and Frank enjoyed wintering in Mesa, Arizona for several years. Marian was a member of the Garwin United Methodist Church, Life Builders, and she taught the adult Sunday school class at the church. She also enjoyed playing bridge and pinochle.Left to cherish her memory are her children, Tom Fitch of Garwin, and Mary (John) Bankus of Carlisle, IA; her grandchildren, Jacki (Ryan) Miller of Marshalltown, Melissa (Steve) Green of Indianola, and Nicole (Kent) Porterfield of St. Louis, MO; her great-grandchildren, Tanner Uhde, Marissa Miller, Madeline Green, Abby Green, Claire Porterfield, and Grace Porterfield; and her sister-in-law Susie Bode of Austinville, IA.She was preceded in death by her four sisters and four brothers and her husband, Frank.

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  • Added: 11 May 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 89987578
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marian A “Mick” Bode Fitch (15 May 1917–3 Jul 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 89987578, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Austinville, Butler County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Genealogy Buff (contributor 46912165) .