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Sunday, December 12, 2021
3:00 - 6:00pm (Central time)
Marcella J. (Pomerenke) Black, age 86, of Mankato, died on November 27, 2021 at Oaklawn Health Care Center.
Celebration of Life will be held December 12, 2021 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at the Mankato Eagle’s Club.
Marcella was born on March 1, 1935 in Lake Crystal, MN to Donald and Dorothy (Lewis) Heiser. She graduated from Mankato High in 1953. Marcella was united in marriage to Richard Pomerenke on June 9, 1954. He died in 1981. She then married Donald Black on September 27, 1986 and he died in 1995. She operated a home daycare in St. Louis Park for five years and then worked at the Mankato Lutheran Home. Marcella enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, and playing bingo. She loved attending her grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s sporting events and school programs.
Marcella is survived by her children, Steve (Jerilee) Pomerenke of Killeen, TX, Ross Pomerenke (Cindy Delaney) of Mound, MN, Joleen (James) Edwards of St. Clair, and Wendy (Scott) James of Mankato; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and brother, Ronald (Sally) Heiser of Queens Creek, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Richard and Donald; stepson, Craig Black; and half-brother, Tom Lentz.