Marcella C. Farkas, 87, of Godfrey, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. She had been living at Provision Living at Godfrey.
She was born Jan. 3, 1927, in Hardin, the daughter of the late George and Lucille (Holzwarth) Lorsbach.
She married Stephen Farkas on Nov. 25, 1950, in Hardin. He survives.
Marcella enjoyed square dancing with her husband, as well as bowling and sewing. Her greatest joys were being with her kids, grandkids and her family. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
In addition to her husband, Stephen; she is survived by three daughters and a son-in-law, Laura Farkas of St. Louis, Susan Ruckman of Godfrey, and Teresa and David Wagner of Johnstown, Ohio; a son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Kim Farkas of Godfrey; eight grandchildren, Christopher and his wife, Jenny, Jared, and Tyler Ruckman, David, Benjamin, and Noah Wagner, and Zach and Molly Farkas; and a sister-in-law, Lois Lorsbach of Hardin; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Marie Duepner; and two brothers, Cecil and George Lorsbach.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey. Friends may also visit prior to the funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in the funeral home chapel.
Burial will take place in St. Norbert’s Cemetery in Hardin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.