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December 13, 1952 – Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted, MN
Monday, August 6, 2018
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted, MN
Sunday, August 5, 2018
4 – 8 PM; 7:30 Parish Prayers

Marietta Rose Specken, age 65, of Winsted passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at her residence surrounded by family. She was born on December 13, 1952 in Cokato, Minnesota the daughter of Gerald Cochran and RoseAnn (Broll).

Marietta was raised in Waverly, MN. She worked various jobs, including being a stay at home mom, before becoming a housekeeper for a very loving family for 30 years.

On October 28, 1968, Marietta R. Cochran and Michael R. Specken were joined in holy marriage. God blessed their marriage with five children.

Marietta was an usher at Holy Trinity Catholic Church for many years, and she attended Winstock every year. She enjoyed playing bingo and cards, tending to her flowers outside, taking mini vacations with family and friends, socializing, and any time spent with her children and grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Michael Specken; twin daughter, Tonya; mother, RoseAnn (Joseph) Loebertmann; father, Gerald (Betty) Cochran; brothers, Lester “Buddy” Cochran, Kevin Cochran; parents-in-law, Raymond and Mary Specken; and godchild, Nate Westrup.

Marietta is survived by her children, Michael (Lynn) Specken of Waconia, Thomas Specken of Winsted, Tammy Specken (Chuck Nichols) of Chippewa Falls, WI, Mindy (Brad Radtke) of Winsted; grandchildren, Bess, Beau, Brooks and Bennett Specken, Caleb and Marissa Radtke, Charlie Nichols; sisters, Annette (Gary) Norman, Dolly (Guy) Hedtke; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with parish prayers at 7:30 PM, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM, with visitation one hour prior, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Burial will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted.

Serving the family is Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. 320-485-4447.

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Mandy Woltjer

    Sending the Specken family our condolences and prayers for this difficult time.

  2. Robert Mochinski

    So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.

  3. Trish Hirsch

    So sorry for you loss. Marietta had such a beautiful soul. She will be missed by so many. Prayers to all of you.


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