Marilynn Gierszewski, age 68, passed away April 10, 2020 at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks, ND.
She was born to Arlin Moen and Viola Moen (St. Vincent), in Grafton, ND on February 9, 1952. She completed school in Langdon, ND. After high school, Marilynn worked as a caregiver and as a waitress. She loved playing league softball as a pitcher after she finished school.
Marilynn was the beloved wife and soul mate of Charles “Chuck” Gierszewski for the last 22 years. She will be remembered for her generous heart and willingness to help and give shelter to those in need, especially family and friends.
Marilynn loved to watch Sioux hockey with Chuck. She also enjoyed watching ice skating and gymnastics. She enjoyed playing Yahtzee, crocheting, Bingo, coloring and collecting pens. She especially enjoyed going to the casinos with her best friend, Lila Haugland.
Marilynn will be greatly missed by her loving husband, her children, grandchildren, siblings and all other family and friends who treasured her. All will miss her feisty spirit and quirky ways.
She is survived by her husband, Charles; daughters, Lacy LeBlanc (Racheal) and Kourtney Littlewind; son, Kurtis LeBlanc, Shane and Jason Peterson, all of Grand Forks, ND; brothers, Marlin (Shelly) , Green River, WY, Charlie (Holly), Hoople, ND; grandchildren, Jursey, Braydon, Allen., Shelby, Kieran, Joseph. Bethany, Miley, Carlos, Linda, Sarah, Andrew, Ryan, Tyler, Garrett, Nathan and Mathew; and her faithful canine and friend, Bizzy.
Marilynn was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Vernette Moen; Paternal grandparents; beloved son Darrin Sangrait and beloved daughter, Mandy LeBlanc
A memorial service will take place 10:30 AM Friday, July 17, 2020 at Amundson Funeral Home of Grand Forks. Visitation will be for the hour before the service at the funeral home.