Mass of Christian Burial for Marie Sullivan, 89, of Marshall, will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. A walk through visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Horvath Remembrance Center in Marshall. Visitation will continue on Monday from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Interment will follow the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall. Masks are required at all indoor events and social distancing guidelines will be followed.
Marie Louise Sullivan passed away February 25th, 2021 in Marshall, MN. Marie was better known as “Mitchie” by family and friends. She was born May 17th, 1931, the fourth of eleven children, to Leo and Mary (Baert) Curwick in Ghent, MN. Marie was united in marriage to Thomas B. Sullivan on September 22nd, 1949 at St. Eloi Catholic Church in Ghent, MN. The two spent 49 years together raising their nine children in Marshall, MN and Norfolk, NE. Upon returning to Marshall in 1977, Marie worked at Woolworth and then Schwan’s. She retired in 1999 and spent her remaining years caring for and worrying about her children and grandchildren. She loved spending time with her family, reading, sewing, needlework, cooking, baking and most of all sharing her talents with those she loved. Oh…..and shopping, she loved shopping. Marie was an active member of Holy Redeemer Church. She helped keep the church clean, participated in the funeral choir and supplied countless salads and desserts for funerals. She was a member of the HRCCW and Catholic Daughters .
Marie is survived by daughters Kerry(Ken) Braithwait of Wathena, KS, Erin(Scott) Zlomke of Grand Island, NE, Abigail (Randy) Sullivan-Appel of Marshall, MN; sons Kevin (Crystal) of Grayslake, IL, Kirby(Mary Claire) of Omaha, NE, James(Terry) of Alexandria, MN, Murray of Marshall, MN and Thomas(Wendy) of Stillwater, MN, son-in-law Stan Schurr of Eustis, NE; 22 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren; siblings Kay Drown, Leroy (Kay) Curwick, Ginnie Steinfadt, and Val(Tom) Jakob. Marie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Thomas, daughter Cynthia Schurr, sisters Eileen Thanghe, Alverna DeRoode, Elizabeth Nemitz-Berckes and brothers Bernard, Edward and Lawrence. Memorials preferred to Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 501 S Whitney, Marshall MN 56258.