Theresia Maerzluft, 86, of Lodi, died July 31. She was born Nov. 22, 1926 in Yugoslavia.
Mrs. Maerzluft worked as a nurse’s aide for Gross Convalescent Hospital and Vienna Convalescent Hospital prior to retirement. She was a member of the Moose, Eagle and VFW auxiliaries and enjoyed cooking German food, cake, pie and candies. She especially enjoyed dancing the polka.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathy Calvin of Lodi; sons, Anton Maerzluft Jr. and William Maerzluft, both of Lodi; sisters, Josephina and Katherina, both of Germany; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Anton Maerzluft; son, Konrad Maerzluft; and granddaughter, Connie.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Donahue Funeral Home, with Pastor Chris Townsend of Emanuel Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.committal will be private at Lodi Memorial Cemetery.
Donahue Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.