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Anita VanOverbeke

Anita Theresa VanOverbeke (Giefer)

Sunday, March 21st, 1926 - Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Obituary

Mass of Christian Burial for Anita VanOverbeke, 92, of Marshall, will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with a CCW Rosary at 4:00 p.m. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home. Visitation will continue from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.

Anita Theresa (Giefer) VanOverbeke was born on March 21, 1926, in Elkton, SD, to Clem and Ida (Hess) Giefer. The family farmed south of Marshall and Anita attended country school and graduated from Marshall High School. She worked for a time for the Challett Oil Company and later the Challett Meade Candy Company. On May 22, 1946, she was united in marriage to Joseph VanOverbeke at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. To this union were born seven children. In 1995, Anita and Joe moved to Marshall. Anita was an active member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. She was a Board Member and received her 50 Year Pin for the Catholic Daughters of America. Anita also enjoyed membership in the Marshall Golf Club, Bowling Association and the Marshall Area Senior Center. She enjoyed reading and playing cards. For many years, Anita wintered in Mesa, Arizona. Anita was most fond of time spent with her family, especially the annual week spent at Viking Bay Resort on Lake Miltona. She will be remembered for her warm personality, fun disposition and kindness to others.

Anita died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Minneota Manor in Minneota. She is survived by her adult children Lynn (and Tony) Toro of Long Island, NY, Sandy (and Gary) Nuytten of Ghent, Kerry (and Tom) Eisenmenger of Grand Island, NE, Jane (and Barry) Weidauer of Cottonwood, Joe (and Shirley) VanOverbeke of Marshall, Cathy (and David) Pavlak of Big Sky, MT, Brad (and Kelsey) VanOverbeke of Fairmount, ND, 14 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, sister Clementine VanDenBroeke of Cottage Grove, OR, and sisters-in-law Rosella Giefer of Detroit Lakes and Marge VanOverbeke of Maple Grove, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joseph and siblings Francis Giefer, Mary Raymer, Roman Giefer, and Maurice Giefer.

Memorials preferred to Prairie Home Hospice or the Holy Redeemer School.

Blessed be her memory.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 17th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 17th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home - Marshall
    Address
    411 W. Lyon St.
    MARSHALL, MN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    CCW Rosary at 4:00 p.m. and Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2019
  • Second Visitation

    Monday, March 18th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Monday, March 18th, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home - Marshall
    Address
    411 W. Lyon St.
    MARSHALL, MN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    CCW Rosary at 4:00 p.m. and Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2019
  • Service

    Monday, March 18th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, March 18th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
    Address
    503 W. Lyon St.
    MARSHALL, MN
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    Officiant
    Rev. Fr. Mark Steffl
  • Interment

    Location
    Calvary Catholic Cemetery
    Address
    Hwy59 and Hwy 23
    MARSHALL, MN
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Karen Huso

Posted at 10:53am
Anita was such a passionate, loving, kind, thoughtful person that I had the privileged to know. If only for a short time, she made a big impression on me. I will miss her. She is in a good place! RIP Anita!
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Don and Jan Fuhrmann

Posted at 12:07pm
VanOverbeke Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Cherish all of your wonderful memories of her. Anita was a very beautiful, classy lady who was so kind to everyone. Blessings to all of you. Don and Jan Fuhrmann and Margaret Rewerts
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Dean and Judy VanOverbeke

Posted at 07:48pm
We have been blessed in our lives to know Anita and to have her daughter Sandy as part of our family~
 
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Tammy VanOverbeke Posted at 09:09pm

Uncle Joe and aunt Anita hold a special place in my heart. Anita was class and grace, fiesty and sweetness. She will never be forgotten and always loved. Blessings to her family.
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