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Lydia Skorczewski

February 22, 2014
The Journal

Lydia Skorczewski, age 91, of Marshall, formerly of New Ulm, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Ivanhoe with Father Craig Timmerman as the Celebrant.

Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. on Sunday at Birk Funeral Home in Ivanhoe with a Rosary at 3 p.m. and prayer service at 5 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to mass at the church. Burial will be in Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Ivanhoe. Online registry at

Lydia was born Oct. 16, 1922 in Royal Township, Lincoln County, the daughter of John & Lena (Lukaszeski) Dastych.

She is survived by her children, Wayne (Gloria) of Marshall, MN, Gary of Appleton, MN and Terry of Kilkenny, MN; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Deutz of Waite Park, MN and sister-in-law, Wanda Dastych of Ivanhoe, MN.

Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Alvin; two daughters, Linda Skorczewski & Jody Portner; infant sister; brother, Stanley; sister, Viola Freed and son-in-law, Butch Portner.

Blessed be her memory.



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