Marie was born Aug. 26, 1917, on the family farm near Remsen, the daughter of Gustave and Anna (Erdmann) Rosburg.
Marie was raised in the Remsen area and received her first six years of education in the rural school system, grades seven and eight at St. Mary's Catholic School in Remsen and her high school education at Remsen Public School from which she graduated in 1935. She enjoyed playing the piano and in her earlier years did so with her brother in his band, the Lyle Ross Band.
On July 8, 1940, she married Frank Nacke Jr. at Remsen. They made their home near Remsen where they were engaged in farming. In 1963 they moved into Remsen and purchased Johnson's Café, renaming it Frank's Place. Frank died Jan. 21, 1999. Marie continued to operate their business until Dec. 1, 2003. She had been a resident of Happy Siesta since Dec. 3, 2003.
She was a member of Remsen St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary Church Guild and Ladies V. F. W. Auxiliary of Remsen.
Marie is survived by two sons and their wives, Tom and LaNette of Culleoka, Tenn., and Gerry and Peg of Remsen; five grandchildren, Dan Nacke and Sherry and their daughter Jasmine of Remsen, Theresa Brownmiller and her husband Brent & their children Josie and James of Le Mars, Lisa Cameron and her husband Jim and their children Blake and Lexi, Greg Nacke and his daughter Lauren, and Steve Nacke and his wife Melissa and their daughter Allie, all of Remsen; and two sisters-iin-law, Marvel Nacke of Remsen, and Norma Haack of Mount Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Lyle, and his wife Lorraine Rosburg.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Mary Catholic Church in Remsen with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation was Sunday after 2 p.m. at the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, with a parish rosary at 3 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m.
Casket bearers were Dan Nacke, Greg Nacke, Steve Nacke, Brent Brownmiller, Jim Cameron, Blake Cameron and Josie Brownmiller.
Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.