Marcia Kay Grajkowske, age 65, of Mitchell, passed away peacefully on June 7, 2018 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. She bravely fought Ovarian Cancer the last couple of months. Due to complications from a surgery she was called home to watch over her family with the Lord. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Monday, June 11 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial will be in Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Sunday at the Bittner Funeral Chapel with a prayer service at 7:00 PM.
Marcia was born on November 13, 1952 to Emory and Mabel (Garvis) Nelson of Parkston, SD. Marcia graduated from Parkston High School in 1971. She received her degree from the University of South Dakota School Of Dental Hygiene in 1973. Marcia was united in marriage to Terry Grajkowske on August 11, 1973 in Parkston, SD. Once married, they moved to Yankton, SD. After working in Yankton for 2 years, Terry and Marcia moved to Mitchell where she enjoyed the next 42 years working as a Dental Hygienist for what is now Dental Health Partners. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Marcia is survived by her husband Terry, sons Chris (Allison) of Chanhassen, MN, and Eric (Lynn) of Mitchell, four Grandchildren Sally, Fletcher, Abbey & Kane and a brother Gary (Mary) Nelson.
Marcia was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Arla Reida and a brother James Nelson.