Marcella Green, age 87, of Decorah, formerly of Cascade, died Monday, July 6, 2020 at Wellington Place in Decorah.

There will be a private graveside service at Calvary Cemetery in Cascade, but no funeral or visitation.

Online condolences may be shared at Cards and memorials may be sent to Jim Green, 905 Woodland Ave, Riceville, IA 50466

Marcella was born to Frank and Frances Gesing, Sept. 7, 1932, and grew up on a farm near Festina. She graduated from Calmar High School. She worked at Bishop’s in Cedar Rapids for many years. Marcella married John "Bob" Green in 1980 and they farmed near Sand Springs and then near Scotch Grove, until their retirement in 2006, when they moved to Cascade. One of her greatest passions was collecting antiques.

She is survived by a brother, Charles (Anita) Gesing of Owasso Okla., and her step-children, Jim (Doris) Green of Riceville, Beth (Bruce) Lorch of Ocheyedan, Pat (Cliff) Carey of Decorah, Mary (Jeff) Gray of Great Falls, Mont., and Jane Tiedt of Cheney, Wash., 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Marcella was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Frances Gesing and her husband John Green.