Funeral services will be held Monday, April 13, 2015 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Selz for Lyla Roerick, 80, rural Harvey, who died Tuesday, April 7 at Trinity Medical Center in Minot.
Burial will be held in the church cemetery.
Lyla was born Feb. 24, 1935 near Barton, a daughter of Emil & Lillian (Larvick) Kjetlien. She grew up and attended Dewey Township grade school until 8th grade. She then attended Rugby High School and worked for the Pierce County Abstract Company. On June 22, 1954 she married Edward Roerick in Rugby. In 1958 they moved to a farm in southern Pierce County. She began working for the Farmers Union Oil Company in Harvey on Sept. 6, 1966 and retired on Nov. 3, 1999.
She was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church, the Sons of Norway, the Esmond VFW Auxiliary and the Esmond Golden Age Club.
She is survived by daughters, Lynda Mack, Fargo; Karen Muscha, Harvey; sons, Gary, Curtis and Robert, of Rugby; Richard, Allen and Mark, of Harvey; 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; four step grandchildren; one step great-grandchild; sister, Eileen Pieterick of Rugby.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Kent; grandson, Steven.
Arrangements by Hertz Funeral Home of Harvey.
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