MARCELLA A. (O'BRIEN) ROONEY, 84, of Decorah, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at her home in Decorah. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Decorah with Rev. Phillip Gibbs officiating. Burial is in St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery in Decorah. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah, with rosary recited at 4 p.m. and a scripture service at 7 p.m., and Thursday one hour before the service at the church. Marcella is survived by five children: Arla (Paul) Green of Lafayette, Ind., Sandy Steward of Albert Lea, Minn., Roberta (Manuelito) Musser of Thief River Falls, Minn., Ellie Wiemerslage of Albert Lea, Minn. and David (Annette) Rooney of Decorah; eight grandchildren: Alicia (Ryan) Ingram, Kade and Bess Wiemerslage, Hannah, Kaitlyn, Emma, Clara and Ellen Rooney; one great-granddaughter, Shayla Ingram; three sisters: Mary (Roger) Fischer of Clutier, Loretta (Don) Oris of Cedar Rapids and Rose Frana of Calmar; one brother, Steve (Mary Ellen) O'Brien of Dubuque; three sisters-in-law: Frances Wilcox of Cedar Rapids, Rosemary Marshall of Des Moines and Patricia Courtney of Decorah; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and long-time friend, Pat Luren. Online condolences may be made at