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Marion A. (Gelsinger) Isaak

September 11, 1939 ~ April 5, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

Marion Annabelle Isaak, 80, of Pick City ND, passed away peacefully April 5, 2020 at the Hill Top Home of Comfort, Killdeer, ND. Services will be held on a later date.

Marion was born September 11, 1939 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Her parents were Mike Gelsinger and Elsa Schwandt. She grew up in Regina along with her sisters, Delores, Betty, Denyse and brother, Dennis.

 Marion enjoyed many hobbies, playing cards, golf, bowling, shuffle board, darts and loved to travel. She met the love of her life, Gordon D. Isaak at an Anavets Dart Tournament in Canada. They married in 1983 on Gordon’s family farm in Pick City ND. Once a year they hosted a Canada/North Dakota dart tournament. At this time there would be around 20 guests staying with them from all over Canada. Gordon and Marion designed a 3 or 4 foot traveling trophy for the winner to engrave there name on and to display in there club.

 Marion was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran church in Pick City ND. She worked at the DVA in Regina and also managed the Sakakawea Motel, which they owned.  Even though she had a busy work schedule, Marion was a homemaker and an excellent cook. She always made sure her family had a good meal. Marion was a loving mother and devoted wife.

She loved her life on the farm and would refer it to God’s Country. She lived there until Dementia/Alzheimer’s set in. At that time, Marion moved to Hill Top Home of Comfort in Killdeer, ND where she lived until her passing.

Marion is survived by sister, Denyse (Ron) Mytopher; sisters-in-law, Edith Gelsinger, Margie Miller, Dyann (Ivan) Ellwein; two sons, Guy and Pat (Cindy) Maynes; one daughter, Connie (Ken) King; seven step-children, Fred (Beth), Bruce, Todd, Debra, Melissa Isaak, Lisa (Chris) Richter, Kari Lee (Mike) Weigman; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Elsa Gelsinger; her husband Gordon; two sisters, Delores and Betty; one brother, Dennis; one son, Gary; and two step-sons, Gordon Jr. and James Isaak.

Life has to end, Love doesn’t.

Arrangements conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen.

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