Aberdeen, SD-Memorial Service for Marieanna Novia Rose Martus, 2, of Aberdeen will be 9:00 am, Friday, July 24, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Mark Axtmann will officiate.

Marieanna died July 20, 2020 at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital.

Marieanna was a beautiful fun-loving little girl. She was independent, smart and was mischievous at times. She had a huge personality and enriched everyone’s life she came in contact with. Marieanna was loved by all who knew her during her short-blessed life.

Survivors include Marieanna’s mother, Natalia (Austin White) Dees of Aberdeen; father, Jed Martus of Akron, OH; little sister, Persephonea Dees of Aberdeen; maternal grandmother, Mary Dees Cobb of Aberdeen; maternal grandfather, Ronald Brown of Canton, OH, paternal grandparents, Donald and Dolores Morgan of Wooster, OH; uncle, Kevin Martus; aunt, Kenah McDuffie; G-Ma, Nicole Gray; partner in crime, Ayda Gray, and extended family.

The family prefers memorials.

Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory of Aberdeen.