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Marie C. Twitchell Jan. 5, 1943 - March 4, 2009

WILLMAR -- Marie Charlene Twitchell, 66, of Willmar died Wednesday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Eagle Lake Lutheran Church in Willmar. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

She was born on Jan. 5, 1943, in Venice, Calif., to Darrel and Margarite Wilson. She grew up in Venice where she attended high school, graduating in 1960.

She married Kenneth Rich. They made their home in California before moving to the Twin Cities in 1968. After their divorce, she moved to the New London-Spicer and Willmar area, where she worked as a cashier for Casey's, Target and Eagle Lake Convenience Store.

In 1978, she married Allen Halbakken in Spicer. He died in 1992.

On Feb. 14, 2001, she married Tom Twitchell. They made their home in Willmar.

She attended Eagle Lake Lutheran Church.

She is survived by husband; sons: Earl (and Lynae) Rich of Spicer and Darrel (and Julie) Rich of Manchester, Iowa; and six grandchildren.

Marie was preceded in death by her second husband.