Cover photo for Marlys Ostrand's Obituary
Marlys Ostrand Profile Photo
1935 Marlys 2021

Marlys Ostrand

February 3, 1935 — January 28, 2021

Scandia

As a result of current restrictions on gatherings, we are providing HeartStrings, our online sympathy message where you can upload a photo and write a note or share a memory that will be printed and given to the family. Please click here to send your support.

Marlys S. Ostrand, age 85, of Scandia, Minnesota died peacefully on Thursday, January 28, 2021.  Marlys was an active member of the Scandia community where she served as the Postmaster until her retirement.  Being community focused, she and her late husband Norman, managed the Scandia-Marine Food Shelf for many years.  Marlys was a lifetime member of Elim Lutheran Church.  When she was not serving the community, she enjoyed playing Bridge and being with her family; especially her beloved granddaughters.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Carl Oscar and Hazel (Clementson) Swenson; husband, Norman; daughter, MaryBeth.  She will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her including her sons, Peter (Darla), John (Krista); granddaughters, Megan, Nicole, Emily, Natalie; brother, Mark (Judy) Swenson; other family and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 14107 Hudson Road South, Afton, Minnesota.  Visitation will be one half hour prior to the service at the church. To ensure the safety and health of all in attendance, we will be following the guidelines of Executive Order 20-62.  Please call for additional information if needed.   Private interment at Elim Lutheran Cemetery.  Memorials are preferred to Elim Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marlys Ostrand, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, February 11, 2021

10:30 - 11:00am (Central time)

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

14107 Hudson Rd S, Afton, MN 55001

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

14107 Hudson Rd S, Afton, MN 55001

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Private Interment

20971 Olinda Trail North

, Scandia, MN 55073

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 3

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree