Martha Pitschka

Martha Pitschka, 98, formerly of Forest Lake, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.

Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 12, at Messiah Lutheran Church, Forest Lake. Interment was at Scandinavian Cemetery.

She is survived by her daughters, Janet (James) Bradley, Beverly (Gerry) Brine, Roberta (Jerry) Pepin; step sons, Wayne (Gloria) Pitschka and Gary (Bunny) Pitschka; 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; many other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Harold W. Anderson and George W. Pitschka; 10 siblings; daughter, Doris M. Bullard; sons-in-law, Bill Bullard and Frank Klosowsky.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Red Cross or charity of choice. Online condolences may be made at Cards and memorials may be directed to Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Dr., Forest Lake, MN 55025.