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November 18, 2012

Marc C. Woltzen

BELLAIRE — Marc C. Woltzen, 62, died at home on Nov. 11, 2012. He was born May 17, 1950, in Peoria, Ill., to Marcia (Thummel) and Herschel Woltzen, (Chesterfield, Mo.).

He received a Doctorate of Psychology from Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Marc spent many years helping people in his profession and was very passionate about his job. He was most proud of creating and implementing two community-based outpatient crisis centers for substance abuse programs.

Marc was a Vietnam veteran, and he volunteered at Horses for Vets, at Charity Hill Ranch in Rapid City.

Marc loved to hunt and fish. With Patty at his side they spent many hours tracking the big bucks and fishing. They especially loved fishing and hunting together in the U.P. and fishing at Dog Lake, Canada.

Surviving Marc are his very special, best friend, Patricia Greiner; his three children, Heidi (Tim) Larsen, of Bloomington, Ill., Lisa (William) Bednar, of Antioch, Ill., and Marc (Kathleen) Woltzen, of Antioch Ill. Marc was proud of his five grandchildren, Raphael and Alivia Larsen, William and Charles Bednar, and Benjamin Woltzen. Also surviving are three siblings, Lawrence (Joyce) Woltzen, Christy (Hank) Ehrenreich and Sean Woltzen; and his stepmother, Sigrid Woltzen.

Marc was preceded in death by his father, Herschel Woltzen.

A memorial service will be Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Torch Lake Township Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be directed to Charity Hill Ranch, 5629 Way Road, Rapid City, MI 49676.

Please sign his online guestbook www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been handled by the Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

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