Marlys Toogood -- Roseville
Marlys Ann Toogood, age 84, of Roseville, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 13, 2019.
She is survived by loving husband of 63 years, Roger; son, Mark Toogood; daughters, Pamela (Eric) Hulstrand, Ann (Joseph) Garrett and Julie (Eric) Rethemeier; eight grandchildren, Joshua (Sophia Bertran) Garrett, Kira Garrett, Genevieve (Paul) Books, Ben Garrett, Kaara Hulstrand, Leesa (LeRoy) Malone, Nick and Meghan Rethemeier; two great-grandchildren, Elmer and Winnie Books; brother, David (Geri) Marquardt; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
She is preceded in death by parents, Alvin and Mae Marquardt; and brother, Loren Marquardt.
Marlys was a 1952 graduate of Lourdes High School, Rochester. She received her RN degree from Saint Marys School of Nursing in 1954, and married her high school sweetheart Aug. 27, 1955. Marlys worked in numerous hospitals and retired as Supervisor at Lakeridge Heath Care Center.
She volunteered her time in various community services such as Meals on Wheels, Caring and Sharing Hands and Friends of Roseville Parks. Her faith community was very important, evident through her numerous St. Odilia Church activities. Marlys enjoyed socializing, especially with her five bridge groups. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend with an infectious laugh and smile who welcomed all.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Holcomb-Henry-Boom-Purcell Funeral Home, 515 Hwy 96 West, Shoreview. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, with a visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Odilia Catholic Church, 3495 North Victoria, Shoreview. Luncheon to follow Mass. Interment at St. Odilia Prayer Garden.
Memorials are preferred to St. Odilia Endowment Fund for Pastoral Care or Friends of The Roseville Parks.