Marjean Carr Postlethwaite


Relationship to conference: Wife of elder, Rev. R. Deane Postlethwaite, who died in 1980.

Date of death: March 13, 2019 at age 93

Arrangements: A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. March 23 at the First Congregational Church of Minnesota (500 8th Ave. SE, Minneapolis).

Appointment information: Rev. Postlethwaite was ordained as a deacon in 1956 and as an elder in 1958. He served churches in the Twin Cities area (Prospect Park, Good Samaritan, and Minnehaha UMCs). Mrs. Postlethwaite served in music ministry at these churches.

Mrs. Postlethwaite was preceded in death by her first husband, Rev. Postlethwaite, and her second husband, Rev. Trevor Hausske. She is survived by her children, Diana Postlethwaite (Paul Thiboutot), David Postlethwaite (Angela Fiero), and Rev. Martha Postlethwaite (Bruce Almquist); four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; Rev. Hausske's children Kristine Rose and Evie Fuson; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Rev. Martha Postlethwaite currently serves The Recovery Church in St. Paul.

Memorials are preferred to the First Congregational Church or the Minnesota Orchestra.

Cards of condolence can be sent to Rev. Martha Postlethwaite, 1036 Goodrich Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105.

An obituary can be read on the Star Tribune website.

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