Marlys Pemrick


November 22, 1933 - September 13, 2019


Marlys Pemrick, 85, of Mitchell, died Friday, September 13, 2019 at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park in Mitchell. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Marlys Ann Pemrick was born on November 22, 1933 in Parkston, SD to Gottlieb and Anna (Titze) Gerlach. She spent her youth enjoying life on the farm in the company of her brothers and sisters. She attended country schools and graduated from high school. On March 26, 1952 she married Roman Pemrick in Luverne, MN. To this union three children were born.

Marlys worked as a Nurse’s Aide in Billings, MT, in a hospital kitchen in Gillette, WY, and worked in a deli and as a waitress for several years in Mitchell.

She was baptized into the Christian Faith on December 17, 1933 at Immanuel Church in Douglas County, SD. She was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church in Mitchell.

She is survived by her son, Martin (Marilyn) Pemrick, Mitchell; daughter, Robin Pemrick, Custer, SD; brother Gerald Gerlach, Gillette, WY; sister, Ruth Moller, Ames, IA; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Douglas; brothers, Harvey and Norman Gerlach; and sister, Irene Blunt.



Thursday, September 19, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Thursday, September 19, 2019
10:30 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Sunset Memorial Gardens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Charla Cope...Montrose on September 18, 2019
Marty and thoughts and prayers are with you. ❤
Posted by David Moller on September 18, 2019
Very sorry we lost Marlys! She was a very quiet but strong woman! I want to thank whoever put together her video keepsake!
Posted by Mary Brady Schaefer on September 17, 2019
My sympathies to the family.
Posted by Cindy schwickerath on September 17, 2019
My Aunt Marlys was always a strong and yet, meek lady. Through her tough times, she always prevailed and kept on going....Love you and you're family always!
Posted by Pat Kobes budde on September 15, 2019
We go back a lot of years. For such a small lady she had a lot of strength and determination I will be in touch with you
Posted by Kevin M. Pemrick on September 14, 2019
My deepest sympathy to all of the family in your loss of your mother.
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on September 14, 2019
So sorry for your loss ! You all are in our thoughts and prayers in this hard time !!!
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