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Marcus A. Deutsch

Marcus A. Deutsch, age 83, of Hastings, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009.

Marcus was born April 16, 1926, in Eden, S.D. to Joseph and Mary (Trautner) Deutsch. He had worked for Reserve Mining as an electrician.

He was preceded in death by his parents; also 10 brothers and sisters.

Marcus is survived by his daughters, Cynthia Deutsch of Oakland, Calif., Avis Ries of Hastings, Carey (Jerry) Brekken of Hastings, and Julie (Jack) Wendt of Edina; son, Charles (Bonnie) Deutsch of Breezy Point; five grandchildren, Dreah, Carly, Kelly, Hailey, and Chloe; also six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Marcella and Joann.

The Funeral Mass, officiated by Fr. James Perkl, was held Dec. 12, at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Hastings, followed by interment in the parish cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings, 651-437-9419,